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Boosterrific.com: The Complete, Annotated Adventures of Booster Gold
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War of the Gods

“In The Beginning...There Was The End”

Volume 1, Issue 4, December 1991
Released November 12, 1991

Cover Price: $1.75
Guide Price: $2.50 (as of 2011)

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  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.

War of the Gods, Vol. 1, #4. Image © DC Comics

 

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CHARACTERS & SETTINGS

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ISSUE DETAILS

Cover Description: There are two covers to this issue, but both feature Wonder Woman and Circe facing off as battle rages across the face of New Olympus. (Booster Gold appears on neither cover.)

Brief Synopsis: Endgame arrives, as the assembled heroes of Earth struggle against the might of the Gods.

Costume Worn: MARK I power-suit

Issue Notes: Editorial decisions at DC Comics are credited with creating a rift between George Pérez and DC comics that would last for several years.

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ANNOTATIONS

Image Copyright DC Comics

Page 8, panel 8
Booster Gold flies into action alongside several other members of the Justice League. Others pictured include Big Barda, Blue Beetle, Blue Devil, Crimson Fox, Dr. Fate II, Elongated Man, Fire, General Glory, Gypsy, Martian Manhunter, Metamorpho, Mister Miracle, and Nuklon. These are but a small sampling of the characters actually assaulting New Olympus as it orbits Earth, but this is the only panel in this issue to include Booster Gold. It remains unclear how many other heroes or villains Booster may have encountered in this issue between the panels while fighting for the survival of the Earth.

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REVIEWS

Boosterrific Review: George PĂ©rez is renowned for his ability to shoehorn many characters into a page, and that is certainly showcased in this issue. However, in this case, it is also a liability. So much happens in such a small space, that the resulting feeling of intimacy creates a feeling of claustrophobia, and it is frequently impossible to discern what is supposed to be happening in the action. This issue could have been much improved with a little more space.

Boosterrific Rating:

  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
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