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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

New Release: Heroes in Crisis 6

You may recall that when first announced, Heroes in Crisis was originally intended to be a seven issue series with a couple of stand-alone tie-in books. Plans changed, and those stand-alone issues were folded into the series.

The first was issue #3, which focused in part on Booster Gold's actions just before the story started. The second, issue #6, comes out today. Judging the book by its cover, I think we can expect it to show what Harley Quinn was doing when the Sanctuary killings began.

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Note that Mitch Gerads is the credited artist for the issue, replacing Clay Mann. Mann's art has been the strength of the series so far, but Gerads shouldn't be considered a step down. Gerads worked with series writer Tom King to create their acclaimed Mister Miracle mini-series.

Also note that neither the issue's solicitation text nor the preview, available on SuperheroHype.com, guarantee Booster Gold will actually appear in the issue. I'll be buying it anyway.

[UPDATE: Booster appears on exactly one page. I think. (It's getting increasingly hard to tell what "reality" is in this series).]

Buy this issue and make Skeets happy!

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

New Release: Heroes in Crisis 5

Look! Up in the sky! It's Heroes in Crisis #5!

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I've already shown you the issue's awesome Clay Mann splash page featuring everyone's favorite color-coordinated buddy comedy duo, but today I can do better. Check out the issue preview at Newsarama.com to read Booster's genius plan to get access to the evidence that has so far stumped both Batman and the Flash. The Sanctuary Killer doesn't stand a chance against the combined mental might of Blue and Gold!

Buy this issue and make Skeets happy!

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

New Release: Heroes in Crisis 4

Begin the year with more death! Heroes in Crisis #4 is in stores today.

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DCComics.com has the issue preview. Barry Allen still thinks that Booster is guilty, but that cover says differently.

Honestly, I'm beginning to think that there have been no murders at all. Perhaps the whole thing is just one big, bad hallucination in the mind of one PTSD-addled character. But Tom King wouldn't do that twice. Would he?

Buy this issue and make Skeets happy!

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

New Release: Heroes in Crisis 3

When last we left our hero, Booster Gold was getting sucker-punched by Flash in Heroes in Crisis #2.

I hope we'll find out if Booster's jaw is stronger than it looks in Heroes in Crisis #3, on sale today!

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You can find a preview of the issue at JoBlo.com.

(By the way, over the weekend BleedingCool.com "reported" that Booster isn't the Sanctuary Killer. So if you can trust a gossip site, well, then, I'm sure you feel much better now.)

Buy this issue and make Skeets happy!

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

New Releases: Batman 47 and Injustice 2 26

You'll find the third and final chapter of "The Gift" appearing in Batman #47 is in your Local Comic Shop today. CBR.com has the preview, demonstrating that Booster Gold has lost his mind and Bruce Wayne is a real bastard.

If you missed the beginning of this story — lucky you. But if you still want a copy, DC is releasing a second printing of Batman #45 today. The first printing sold out all 96,000+ copies. To put that in perspective, that one issue has already sold more than *twice* the number of copies of any single issue of Booster's recent 6-part "Booster Shot" story in Action Comics.

(Consider that Booster's first series was canceled because the character was rejected by 1980s audiences for being too immoral, yet the version of Booster that sells best in 2018 is a much, much bigger jerk than Dan Jurgens' original incarnation ever was. Go figure.)

Batman #47 isn't the only issue out today featuring Booster Gold and Batman. A more traditional interpretation of both characters can be found in Injustice 2 #26. Our hero doesn't play a big part in the proceedings, but at least he's easy to recognize. He's the only hero attending Batman's meeting wearing a t-shirt with his own face on it.

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Who says we can't have it all? Booster boosters who like the beard can pick up Batman #47. And for those who prefer a clean-shaven hero, grab Injustice #26. Everybody's a winner today.

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