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heroes: Aquaman, Arisia, Atom Smasher, Batman, Betty Clawman, Black Canary II, Booster Gold, Brainwave II, Captain Atom, Doctor Midnight, Driq, Extrano, Firestorm II, Flash III, Floro, Gloss, Green Arrow I, Green Lantern II, Green Lantern III, Green Lantern IV, Hawkwoman I, Hourman II, Jade, Jet, Katma Tui, Kilowog, Martian Manhunter, Mister Bones, Mister Miracle, Obsidian, Ram, Skyman, Superman, Tempest II, Wonder Woman
villain: Hawkman II
supportinges: Harbinger, Herupa Hando Hu, Nadia Safir, Thomas Kalmaku
Cover Description: Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, and Batman watch as the six remaining Chosen rise into the sky in a streak of red light. (No Booster Gold.)
Brief Synopsis: The victorious heroes gather to watch the Oans Chosen embrace their destiny.
Costume Worn: MARK I power-suit
Issue Notes: This is the key book in the eighth week of the two-month long Millennium crossover event. The events in this issue follow the events in Booster Gold, Vol. 1, #25 and represent the first appearance of Booster Gold following the cancellation of his own title.
Page 1, panel 1
Booster Gold stands alongside the heroes of the Millennium mini-series as they prepare for the ascension of the Oans' chosen heroes. Appearing on panel with Booster are (in alphabetical order) Aqualad, Aquaman, Arisia, Batman, Black Canary II, Brainwave II, Captain Atom, Dr. Midnight, Driq, Firestorm, Flash III, Green Arrow, Guy Gardner, Hal Jordan, Harbinger, Hawkman II, Hawkwoman, Herupa Hando Hu, Hourman II, Jade, John Stewart, Katma Tui, Kilowog, Martian Manhunter, Mister Miracle, Mr. Bones, Nadia Safir, Nuklon, Obsidian, Skyman, Superman, and Wonder Woman.
Page 5, panel 4
In reaction to Xiang Po's ascension to the creature Gloss, Booster makes a pun about all that glistens not being gold. Nearby, Flash grumbles at the pun, a misquoting of a Shakespearean line (see Issue Notes for Action Comics #594 for more details).
Page 22, panel 1
Booster is the first to congratulate the Chosen on their new lives and powers. The Chosen, along with Harbinger, will go on to become the super-team the New Guardians.
Page 23, panel 1
As the heroes separate to return to their lives, Booster gives Batman a lift, perhaps to demonstrate that there are no hard feelings since their fight in Millennium #6, at least so far as Booster is concerned. Batman, however, can hold a grudge for a very long time.
Boosterrific Review: Ugh. It feels like this mini-series lasted 1,000 years. This overdue conclusion to Millennium at last introduces the heroic personas of the Chosen Ones, and the result is less than spectacular. Who could have guessed that the evolution of mankind would be so boring?
Boosterrific Rating: Tarnished.
Average Fan Rating: (1 vote)
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