"Booster Shot, Part III": Superman and Booster Gold are trapped in 25th century Gotham City, alongside a reactivated Eradicator. Fortunately, Earth's yellow sun replenishes Superman's powers and what used to be desperate escape turns into a fight in the two heroes' favor. Booster realizes the ti
Appearing in "Booster Shot, Part III"
- Perry White
- United States Air Force
- General Zod (Statue only)
- Michelle Carter (First appearance) (Hologram)
- Alice White (Mentioned only)
- Eradicators (Mentioned only)
- General Zod (Alternate Timeline) (Mentioned only)
- Jack the Ripper (Mentioned only)
- Jonathan Kent (Mentioned only)
- Jor-El (Mentioned only)
- Jor-El (Alternate Timeline) (Mentioned only)
- Lara Lor-Van (Mentioned only)
- Lara Lor-Van (Alternate Timeline) (Mentioned only)
- Martha Kent (Mentioned only)
- The Flash (Mentioned only)
- 21st Century
- 25th Century
- 17th Century (Mentioned only)
- 20th Century (Mentioned only)
Synopsis for "Booster Shot, Part III"
Superman and Booster Gold are trapped in 25th century Gotham City, alongside a reactivated Eradicator. Fortunately, Earth's yellow sun replenishes Superman's powers and what used to be desperate escape turns into a fight in the two heroes' favor. Booster realizes the time sphere dropped them in his exact home period, while Superman is still angry that Booster prevented him from gaining the answers he sought. Booster insists he couldn't risk Superman damaging the timeline, but Superman replies he only wanted to see if Mr. Oz was truly Jor-El.
The battle is detected by the 25th century's law enforcement agency, the Security Bureau. The agent in charge, Commander Broderick, recognizes Booster from the footage and mobilizes squadrons to arrest him. As Superman and Booster work to disable the Eradicator, Skeets says that the time sphere is damaged and must be repaired with materials that can only be found in the 25th century. The Eradicator releases an energy burst that leaves Booster unconscious, just as Security Bureau forces arrive at the scene. Skeets advises Superman to hide the time sphere while the Security Bureau arrests Booster and takes him away, explaining they can work to release Booster later.
Back on Earth, Lois infiltrates an Air Force base and gets into a plane departing for Logamba. Thanks to a friend, Lois had obtained the Air Force's flight schedules near Logamba and now, she plans to save her father by herself. She had left Jon to stay at Perry's home, knowing that Jon would try to help her. What she doesn't know, however, is that Jon has followed her mother into the plane and wants to help her in her mission.
Booster awakens at a Security Bureau holding cell and comes face to face with his father. Commander Broderick had placed Michael and Jon at the same cell. Meanwhile, Superman wonders whether saving Booster is the right thing or not. Skeets explains that Michael used to be football player with a promising future until his abusive father destroyed their family with his abuse and his gambling addictions. Thanks to Jon, Michael was forced to throw the games so he could bring money in order to help his ailing mother. Being a father himself, Superman does begin to feel sympathy towards Michael's predicament.
Commander Broderick attempts to interrogate the Carters until he is knocked unconscious by Jon, who plans to leave Booster behind and save himself. Fortunately, Superman arrives and quickly incapacitates Jon. Sometime later, Superman successfully repairs the time sphere and the heroes prepare to depart, but not before Superman visits Booster's mother, putting in a good word for his son. Booster thinks they can return to Krypton's past and check if there is no further damage to the timeline, but suddenly, the damaged Eradicator reactivates and blasts the time sphere's control.
The time sphere crashes in an unknown time period harboring a planet with twin yellow suns. As the heroes disembark, they come across a crystalline city with a statue commemorating General Zod.
- This book was first published on January 10, 2018.
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