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Monday, October 11, 2021

New Release: Blue and Gold 3

I don't normally run "New Release" postings until a book is available for purchase, but I'm making an exception for tomorrow's Blue and Gold #3 because it has taken so long to get to this point.

You may recall that the issue was originally solicited for a September 27 release, but there have been... unforeseen complications. After Blue and Gold #2 failed to make its planned ship date in August, DC announced that COVID-19 inspired supply chain delays (mostly in paper stock) have resulted in a nearly line-wide cascading production disruption. For example, Blue and Gold #4, originally planned for October 19, will be postponed until at least November 9. Yikes.

So the fact that we're getting a Blue and Gold #3 at all is an event worth celebrating. But there's one other curveball, as revealed in the preview pages now available at

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The originally solicited artist, Ryan Sook, still has cover duties, but as the credits above indicate, interior art for the issue are provided by Cully Hamner instead. Hamner has done a lot of work for DC over the past three decades, but this will be his first Booster Gold comic. I am looking forward to seeing it. I hope you are too.

So don't forget to drop by your LCS this week to pick up Blue and Gold #3 and make Skeets happy.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Time Flies When We're Having Fun

Here's something I missed in the run up to Comic-Con: a teaser poster for DC's Year of the Villain event!

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You probably can't see him, but Booster Gold is in there, right between Flash and Wonder Woman!

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This ad was released online in July and appeared in all DC imprint comics published this week. (Does anyone recognize the artist? Drawn by Nick Bradshaw, inked by Cully Hamner, and colored by Hi-Fi Designs.) It specifically teases the first storyline in the upcoming Batman/Superman #1.

Booster's inclusion here shouldn't come as a surprise, as he had already been linked to the issue in May's DC's Year of the Villain Special. I guess we'll have to buy Batman/Superman #1 — in stores August 28 — to find out if Booster is truly among the "Secret Six" victims of the Batman Who Laughs.

In very related news, Jonathan Reichman pointed out that this week DC announced six new series to tie directly into the Batman/Superman series and four (and counting) Tales from the Dark Multiverse one-shots. One of those stories hints bad things for our hero.

Per the press release from

Writer James Tynion IV (Justice League, Justice League Dark) and artists Aaron Lopresti (Wonder Woman) and Matt Ryan (Damage) team up with cover artist Lee Weeks for this dark turn on DC's mega-event Infinite Crisis. The destruction of Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman, the rise of Alexander Luthor and Superboy-Prime, and the rebirth of the Multiverse all began with Ted Kord, the Blue Beetle. Kord saw it all coming and died with secrets that could have saved the world. But in the Dark Multiverse, Blue Beetle survives, and with the death of Maxwell Lord by his hand, Ted sets off events that irreversibly alter the lives of not only the Justice League, but also his best friend, Booster Gold. In trying to prevent a crisis, Blue Beetle becomes the crisis, and the Dark Multiverse will never be the same.

Thanks for warning us that was coming, Jonathan. Let's see if we learn more when DC releases November solicitations (probably next week).

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Friday, October 14, 2016

The Blot's Sketchbook from ComicCon 2016

The Blot has finally decompressed from his trip to San Diego Comic Con 2016 and is sharing with us the latest additions to his Booster Gold sketchbook:

Cully Hamner draws Booster Gold for The Blot Says Art Baltazar draws Booster Gold for The Blot Says Josh Howard draws Booster Gold for The Blot Says

From left to right, that's the work of Cully Hamner, Art Baltazar, and Josh Howard. You can see every piece in The Blot Says' Booster Gold Sketchbook on

I can't wait to see what you get next, Blot! Thanks for sharing.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Booster Gold Shines Even in Gray

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Booster Gold sketch by Cully Hamner by way of jacklazer

This Booster Gold sketch by Cully Hamner comes to us by way of The Jack Lazer Art Gallery, where you'll find all kinds of sketch art collected by Brian Keohan, including a sweet Ted Kord Blue Beetle (if you're into that sort of thing).

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