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Friday, December 29, 2023

Happy Birthday, Booster Gold!

Today marks the negative 419th birthday of Jon Michael "Booster" Carter, born this day in the year 2442.

For most of the past decade, I've been accompanying my annual Booster Gold birthday wishes with the same pic of a Booster Gold cake based on the opening splash page from Booster Gold volume 1, #3.

That image first appeared on the the Internet sometime about 2008 and, according to The Oklahoman, is the work of Annette Price, co-owner (then and now) of Speeding Bullet Comics in Norman, OK.

As you might expect, the Internet has come a long way since 2008. Back in the day, photos had to be small to fit easily through all the tubes. One terabyte hard drives were only just becoming commercially available in 2008. But tubes and storage space are much, much bigger now — The Cloud! — so we can use bigger pictures on our giant monitors. Isn't living in the future great?

All of which means that it is finally time to retire my tiny cake picture and replace it with...

...

...

... a large cake picture!

Annette Price

Yes, that's the same photo, now embiggened through the use of modern "artificial intelligence" algorithms and ready for re-use for many more birthdays to come.

Congratulations, Booster!

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

Happy Birthday, Booster Gold!

Today marks the negative 420th birthday of Jon Michael "Booster" Carter, born this day in the year 2442.

Annette Price
Booster Gold cake by Annette Price

Congratulations, Booster!

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Happy Birthday, Booster Gold!

Today marks the negative 421st birthday of Jon Michael "Booster" Carter, born this day in the year 2442.

Annette Price
Booster Gold cake by Annette Price

Congratulations, Booster! You can celebrate by picking up a copy of Human Target #3 (in which Booster Gold opens a bagel shop) and DC Vs. Vampires #3 (in which Booster Gold makes a cameo appearance on the set of the Super Friends cartoon) at your Local Comic Shop.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Happy Birthday, Booster Gold!

Today marks the negative 422nd birthday of Jon Michael "Booster" Carter, born this day in the year 2442.

Annette Price
Booster Gold cake by Annette Price

Congratulations, Booster! You can celebrate by picking up a copy of Dark Nights: Death Metal: The Last 52: War of the Multiverses #1 at your Local Comic Shop. The issue has two covers, and Booster is on both!

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Saturday, December 29, 2018

Happy Birthday, Booster Gold!

Today marks the negative 424th birthday of Jon Michael "Booster" Carter, born this day in the year 2442.

Annette Price
Booster Gold cake by Annette Price

Negative four hundred twenty-four years is a long time. For comparison, 424 years ago was 1594, the year that William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus and Italian Renaissance painter Tintoretto died.

Congratulations, Booster! Here's to many more birthdays to come, negative or otherwise.

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