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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Clickbait and Switch

After a weeks of my Google Alerts feed being full of nothing but ongoing speculation about what might or might not be happening with the James Gunn Booster Gold television show, you can imagine my excitement at seeing this encouraging tidbit:

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I love Skeets! And I love art! Show me more!

Following the link led me directly to this:


And now you all share my pain.

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Monday, June 17, 2024

Snakes... Why'd It Have to Be Snakes?

You know how there's that one thing you can't stand, but you have to suck it up and get through that thing to continue the pursuit of your personal holy grail (or, as the case may be, the Ark of the Covenant)?

Well, Booster Gold appears on the cover of one comic in DC's September solicitations as seen at

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Written by TOM KING
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 9/18/24

Gamorra found! Wonder Woman and Robin have finally located Amanda Waller’s super jail holding the powerless heroes they once fought alongside. Can the new dynamic duo break them out before they become trapped themselves? An undercover ally may hold the key to everything!

Note that the solicitation text doesn't explicitly say that Booster Gold will be in the book. He might be only on Tony Daniel's cover. I guess we'll find out in September.

Thank to Rob Snow for the bittersweet news that I'm order to keep my complete collection of Booster Gold comics going, I'll be buying yet another Tom King-written comic book.

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Friday, June 14, 2024

My Favorite Pages: Justice League America 32

My Favorite Pages

Almost all of Booster Gold's dialogue in Justice League America #32 is some sort of snarky comment on something one of his teammates has said. And that's why we love him!

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Weirdly, Adam Hughes' art shows Booster's hair parted on his right side on this page, page 8, when it is parted on his left side (where character creator Dan Jurgens typically places the part) on pages 5 and 18. While that might lead you to believe that this page was flipped in production, the opposite is actually true. The original art for page 18 can be seen on, making it clear that the Booster Gold/Blue Beetle/Fire panel was flipped on that page. I cannot find art for page 5 online, but I assume it was flipped there as well?

For the record, Booster Gold's part moved from side to side frequently during Kevin Maguire's time on the Justice League International, but Hughes will keep it pretty consistently on Booster's right side for the next few years.

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