corner box
menu button The Complete, Annotated Adventures of Booster Gold The Complete, Annotated Adventures of Booster Gold

Buy Booster Gold

Blue and Gold

“Splittin' Image”

Volume 1, Issue 4, January 2022
Released November 16, 2021

Cover Price: $3.99 Rating
  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
Fan Rating
  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.

Blue and Gold, Vol. 1, #4. Image © DC Comics



Writer: Dan Jurgens
Artists: Kevin Maguire, Ryan Sook
Penciller: Dan Jurgens
Inker: Norm Rapmund
Colorist: Ryan Sook
Letterer: Rob Leigh
Editors: Mike Cotton, Brittany Holzherr
Cover Artist: Ryan Sook

return to top


return to top


Cover Description: Blackguard tears up a poster for Blue and Gold Restoration.

Brief Synopsis: Booster Gold and Blue Beetle disagree about the details of one of their earliest adventures.

Booster Gold's role in this story:
Featured (Booster Gold plays a prominent role)

Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit

Story Notes: It is probably not a coincidence that this issue prominently features Blackguard just a few months after the character appeared in The Suicide Squad movie.

This story has been reprinted in:
Blue and Gold (2022)

return to top


Page 1, panel 1
To promote their latest business venture as superheroes-for-hire, Blue & Gold Restoration, Booster Gold and Blue Beetle are being interviewed in New York City by broadcast journalist Josina Gage and her professional cameraman.

Page 2, panel 5
HIS STORY: Someone who needs Superman but cannot get ahold of him is the scenario of Booster Gold, Volume 1, #5.

Page 3, panel 1
The interview is being supervised by Trixie Collins, Buggles, and Skeets while Booster's regular livestream viewers watch via social media.

Image Copyright DC Comics

Page 3, panel 4
Beetle and Booster reveal that they have very different memories of their first adventure together, but the truth is ultimately revealed by...

Page 18, panel 2

Page 21, panel 1
Among the many odd people stand in line waiting for Blue & Gold Restoration to open its doors are a man dressed like Woody from the 1995 Pixar movie Toy Story , Tarzan's wife Jane riding the elephant Timba (as seen in the 1932 MGM movie Tarzan the Ape Man). Also seen are a man with pointed ears and makeup with the "brain of Quazzo" (perhaps a reference to the Star Trek episode "Spock's Brain"), a robot, a spaceman, an amazon, a bride, a wizard dressed like Merlin, an obese cheerleader wearing the letter "C" (possibly a reference to the Golden Age version of Wonder Woman's friend, Etta Candy), and two actual aliens (who appear to be speaking in gibberish as rendered by the Comicraft GobbledyGook font).

Page 22, panel 4
It would seem that the dialogue in this panel has been swapped. It should be the old man looking to "return to dimension 46" because the cloaked woman is in fact...

Page 22, panel 5

return to top


Boosterrific Review: Old friends, new enemies, humorous situations: this is exactly the kind of comic that I want this series to be.

Boosterrific Rating:

  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.

Average Fan Rating:

  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
(1 vote)

  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
TichePotato (Nov. 18, 2021, 19:37:57)

return to top


Show Terms and Instructions




  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Review [leaving this field blank will result in no review being displayed]



return to top

SPOILER WARNING: The content at may contain story spoilers for DC Comics publications.