- Booster Gold
Who's Who Update '87
Volume 1, Issue 1, August 1987
Released May 5, 1987
Cover Price: $1.25
Guide Price: $3.00 (as of 2011)
Writers: Mike W. Barr, Todd Klein, Paul Levitz, John Ostrander, Barbara Randall, Bob Rozakis, Peter Sanderson, Len Wein
Penciller: Dan Jurgens
Inkers: Mike DeCarlo, Arne Starr
Colorist: Anthony Tollin
Letterer: Art Young
Assistant Editor: Steven Bove
Editor: Robert Greenberger
Cover Artists: Joe Brozowski, Dick Giordano
Cover Description: Various DC characters, including Booster Gold, interact.
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Featured (Booster Gold plays a prominent role)
Costume Worn: MARK I power-suit
Issue Notes: This is the first follow-up issue to DC's Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe limited series. The series was designed as a biographical compendium to alert readers to the status of characters after the merging of the previously existing DC Multiverse at the conclusion to the landmark Crisis on Infinite Earths mini-series. Since Booster Gold did not exist at the time of the first series, his first biographical entry is in this Update '87. This series was promoted via house ads that include Booster Gold.
This story has been reprinted in:
Who's Who Omnibus (2021)
Page 20, panel 1
Booster Gold is seen in the background art for the biographical entry on Blackguard (a reference to the events of Booster Gold, Volume 1, #1).
Page 25, panel 1
The Who's Who entry for Booster Gold was written before the events of Booster Gold, Vol. 1, #22. It confirms Booster's height at a lofty 6'5" and weight as 215lbs. Amusingly, the entry for Booster Gold appears on the page following the entry for Blue Beetle months before the two developed their reputation as partners in comedy in the pages of Justice League International.
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