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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Time Masters Are on His List

So Comic Con has taught us that we can look forward to seeing Booster Gold in action figures and cartoons. But what about the comics? Things might be looking up there, too. reported from the DC Rebirth: Superman panel where Action Comics writer Dan Jurgens had this to say:

"One of the great things about having a book coming out twice a month, you can explore corners you might not be able to in a monthly book," Jurgens said, as having "forty pages a month to play with" allows for more detours.

A fan asked what the Time Masters have been up to since "Convergence." "It's on my list of things to get to," [Jurgens] said. "The good thing about two books a month is you can get through a lot of material really quick."

Jurgens also expressed hope that he would get the chance to return Superman's red trunks. That sounds like a perfect excuse for a time travel story to me!

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Animated Booster Gold Coming into Focus

We keep hearing that Booster Gold is going to be in the upcoming Justice League Action cartoon, but we haven't seen any pictures of the character design. That is, until now.

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This pic comes to us courtesy of The Blot, who's been busy hunting Booster Gold at Comic Con this week. (We're in your debt, Blot.) Booster is one of several characters, most of whom were previously revealed, on a Justice League Action wall display. Note that the design is clearly based on his pre-New 52 look. Thank the gods.

At the convention, DC also released a sizzle real including some of the DC Universe's more obscure characters like Dex-Starr, Vixen, and Space Cabbie, but still no Booster Gold in action. However, we did get another video featuring Diedrich Bader talking about his approach to the character. You'll find it starting at 2:09 below:

(Thanks to Morgenstern for that link.)

I was initially apprehensive when I heard that Bader, known far and wide as Lawrence in Office Space, would be Batman in Brave and the Bold, but he totally won me over with his deadpan delivery. As much as I'll miss Tom Everett Scott in the role, I'm excited to hear what Bader can bring to Booster this fall on Cartoon Network.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

DC Icons Blue Beetle and Booster Gold Coming

There was a rumor that we'd see some new DC Comics action figures at San Diego Comic-Con International this week. Those rumors were true! Feast your eyes on these beautiful things:

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According to Jenna Busch at, this 2-pack of upcoming figures in the DC Icons line was unveiled at the DC Collectibles panel. The figures will come "with word balloons and alternate laughing heads." That sounds like a set of figures I'll have to own!

What other Booster Gold news might we hear before the weekend is over, I wonder?

(Special thanks to The Blot for alerting us that this reveal was coming.)

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

What Morgenstern Learned at Comic Con 2015

Morgenstern did what I could not: he found a picture of a Booster Gold cosplayer at Sand Diego Comic Con International 2015:

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The pic comes to us by way of under the label "Apparently the only Blue Beetle and Booster Gold at SDCC."

Before we leave the subject of Comic-Con for another year, I should mention that there was one additional Booster Gold reference made by a comics professional at the con. When's Cheryl Eddy asked Harley Quinn artist Chad Hardin who he'd like to get his hands on in the DC Universe, Hardin said this:

"I'd love Guy Gardner and Booster Gold, that whole trio of troublemakers from JLA in the 1980s. I think that'd be a lot of fun."

By trio, he must mean to include Blue Beetle. I think that'd be a lot of fun, too.

Thanks to Morgenstern for finding that cosplay pic.

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Countdown to Comic-Con 2011: Go!

The 2011 Comic-Con International is now in full swing. This afternoon's DC "Justice League" panel -- including Dan Jurgens -- is only one example of DC's many scheduled panels. wishes all the attendees the best of times.

Booster Gold at SDCC 2010 by Pat Loika

If this duo from last year's Comic-Con is any indication, a good time will be had by all. Except, maybe, for any Martians whose favorite cookies have suddenly gone missing.

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