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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
A thunderstorm came through my town and knocked out our power just as I was composing today's post at about 1AM. Without wifi, that's where it'll stay. Power company estimates a fix won't be in until nearly dawn, so I'm going to bed, and this is all the post you're going to get, Booster boosters.
While I'm sitting in the dark, may I suggest you go read some other site instead. I hear from The Blot that BleedingCool.com is hinting that Booster might have a bigger role to play after Dark Crisis is over. And Rob Snow says that Booster is in the newly published The DC Book of Lists, available for Kindle download right now at Amazon.com.
Or go outside and throw a ball for your dog. Not everything in the world is about comic books, you know.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Human Target #4 is out today. The issue is essentially an extended interrogation of Ted Kord by Christopher Chance — interrupted occasionally by crime fighting with Ice! Booster Gold makes no appearance, but he sure gets talked about a lot.
words by Tom King, art by Greg Smallwood, letters by Clayton Cowles
I am officially on record as no fan of writer Tom King's characterizations, but golly, that seems like a very insightful conversation about a couple of characters that I am very, very familiar with. In fact, I liked this entire comic book in spite of my misgivings about King's work. (Greg Smallwood's art is no disappointment, either.)
Unrelated to that, may I offer special thanks to Booster booster J, who has recently been alerting me to typos here on the site. I'm fixing them as fast as I can, J! Thanks for bringing them to my attention; I appreciate your help in making Boosterrific.com better.
Friday, November 12, 2021
Boosterrific.com is, and is intended to be, a niche website for Booster Gold fans.
The comics lists and annotations are designed to provide information about the complete adventures of the character and his world, its creators, and its inhabitants. The goal of the blog is to capture all those Booster Gold references outside of comic books.
Those are all great, and I'm pretty happy with them. But the question I'm asking today is how could it be better?
What pieces of information about Booster's adventures am I missing? What else could I do that other sites don't? If you have any ideas, let me know.
Panel from the very accurately named Countdown to Infinite Crisis #1, 2005
Monday, September 13, 2021
Sorry, low content mode today as I'm still busy re-reading Blue and Gold #2 — now available at fine comic stores near you! Have you bought yours yet?
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
For the second week in a row, I went to my Local Comic Shop to buy books that DC says via their website should be available now only to discover after arriving that they were not actually released. Obviously, I'm making a mistake expecting DCComics.com to give me an accurate assessment of what they are making available each week.
So I'll consider this a lesson learned. From now on, I'll only trust release information reported by the website of DC's sole distributor, lunardistribution.com, (which only reports books shipping a few days in advance) and even then probably only after I have a book in my hand.
What that means for you, loyal Boosterrific.com visitor, is that release dates I have listed for upcoming new releases may not be accurate, even when I have taken that data from DC Comics itself. These sorts of scheduling problems shouldn't be a big surprise to any of you who have been buying comics for any length of time, but it's still worth a reminder.
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