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Final Crisis: Requiem

“Caretakers of Mars”

Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2008
Released July 9, 2008

Cover Price: $3.99
Guide Price: $4.00 (as of 2011)
Estimated Issue Sales: 80,051 Rating
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Final Crisis: Requiem, Vol. 1, #1. Image © DC Comics



Writer: Peter Tomasi
Penciller: Doug Mahnke
Inkers: Christian Alamy, Rodney Ramos
Colorist: Nei Ruffino
Letterer: John J. Hill
Assistant Editor: Adam Schlagman
Editor: Eddie Berganza

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Cover Description: Like the issues of the related mini-series Final Crisis, this book has multiple covers. Both covers feature the Martian Manhunter. (Neither includes Booster Gold.)

Brief Synopsis: The heroes of the DC Universe mourn the death of the Martian Manhunter.

Booster Gold's role in this story:
Cameo (Booster Gold makes a minor appearance)

Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit

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Image Copyright DC Comics

Page 2, panel 1
Booster Gold is on the planet Mars attending the funeral of the recently slain Martian Manhunter. Identifiable heroes pictured are (clockwise from Booster Gold) Starman VIII, Plastic Man, Bulleteer, Stargirl, Green Arrow, Aquaman II, Donna Troy, Starfire, Batman, Roy Harper (as Red Arrow), Geo-Force, Flash III, Green Lantern Kyle Rayner, Power Girl, Adam Strange, Supergirl, Hourman II, Damage, Dr. Light IV, Blue Beetle III, Sand, Zatanna, Black Canary, Alan Scott, Huntress, Steel, Flash I, Red Tornado, Hawkman I, Green Lantern John Stewart, Cyclone, Green Lantern II (Hal Jordan), Vixen, Nightwing, Beast Boy, Robin III, Raven, Metamorpho, Dr. Mid-Nite II, Wildcat I, Wonder Woman, Grace, Wonder Girl, Black Lightning, Shazam (Freddy Freeman), Superman, Mr. Terrific II, Firestorm VI, and Hawkgirl II. Other attendees are seen in Final Crisis #2, where the proceedings are shown in less detail. (Note that Skeets is depicted as accompanying Booster in Final Crisis #2, but not here.) This is Booster Gold's only appearance in this issue.

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Boosterrific Review: This issue is about as good as any relating to the Final Crisis mini-series, which is faint praise, indeed.

Boosterrific Rating:

  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Gold Standard.

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