Look at Booster Gold and Blue Beetle in Smallville!

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Posted by No_name_here (1247 posts) - - Show Bio
 The suit's flashy, yet practical. 

A live action Booster Gold.  There’s something truly remarkable about a show like SMALLVILLE getting successful enough that its crew can basically do whatever they want for this tenth and final season. In this case (reported via TV Guide) you’ve got a living, breathing vision of Booster Gold played by Eric Martsolf that looks spot-on accurate to the character as he was introduced in the comics. And let’s emphasize his introduction, since the Booster appearing in the April 22 episode of SMALLVILLE will be the glory hog jock we knew first before he went through all his character growth and maturation.

Seeing as how BG’s coming from the future, it’s worth noting how the continuity of the DCU will take some twists in turns to fit him into SMALLVILLE’s “verse.” For one, Booster’s actually going to be partially inspiring Clark to finally become Superman. While his showboating ways will certainly put off the “do good deeds in secret” philosophy, the positive way that the masses respond to him will show Clark how said masses need an indentifiable hero. And better Supes than Booster Gold, right? == TEASER ==

The temporal-reordering doesn't stop there, of course. BG will also be sheppharding the origin of Blue Beetle, with Jaime Reyes getting the scabbard and beginning his own transformation in this episode, as well. Anybody hoping for the old Blue and Gold magic will have to wait, though. Reyes will (naturally) be put off by Booster's ostentatious airs, so the dream team will be at odds in this one.

#1 Posted by Dracade102 (8452 posts) - - Show Bio

That is NOT Ted Kord. ={

#2 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4172 posts) - - Show Bio

Blue Beetle looks weird, never liked those big pincher things on his back. But I love Booster's suit, I especially love the addition of the sponsor patches.

#3 Posted by The_Warlord (1831 posts) - - Show Bio

Sweet

#4 Posted by AKAWiccan (163 posts) - - Show Bio
@Dracade102 said:
" That is NOT Ted Kord. ={ "
Ted will be in this ep, too :)
#5 Posted by RalfvdH (682 posts) - - Show Bio

blue beetle looks like an beetleborg.... 
 
You not gonna tell me we gonna get some power ranger-like fights????

#6 Posted by Gambit1024 (10217 posts) - - Show Bio

Whoo Hoo, I love Booster Gold

#7 Posted by Splash (24 posts) - - Show Bio

Are you sure that's not a picture from Power Rangers?

#8 Posted by Splash (24 posts) - - Show Bio
@RalfvdH said:
" blue beetle looks like an beetleborg....   You not gonna tell me we gonna get some power ranger-like fights???? "
Ha ha you beat me to the Power Rangers reference!
#9 Posted by The Sadhu (860 posts) - - Show Bio

Do we get Skeets too?
#10 Posted by G-Man (39268 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Sadhu said:
" Do we get Skeets too? "
That sounds kinda funny.
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#11 Posted by yeopop (791 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sick and tired of Smallville.
#12 Posted by SHAFEMAN (57 posts) - - Show Bio

Booster Gold for the win!
#13 Posted by fenixREVOLUTION (921 posts) - - Show Bio

BOOSTER!

#14 Posted by The Impersonator (6719 posts) - - Show Bio

The episode ratings will get boosted.

#15 Posted by RYU/BATMAN (461 posts) - - Show Bio
@G-Man said:
" @The Sadhu said:
" Do we get Skeets too? "
That sounds kinda funny. "
Skeets in Smallville does seem funny. I don't think that will even happen.
#16 Posted by digimod (262 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Sadhu: now that would be the icing on the cake!
 
This photo may not be a good angle on Blue Beetle's costume and we may find it more interesting in the episode (let's hope!)
#17 Posted by Doctor!!!!! (2135 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh Yeah the coolest time traveler ever.... besides you know who! 
and Reyes Blue Beetle... Yes! 
I'm goona miss Smallville...Save Me!!!!!!
#18 Posted by guardiandevil801 (399 posts) - - Show Bio

sweet i can't wait
#19 Posted by Mach (311 posts) - - Show Bio
@Splash said:
" @RalfvdH said:
" blue beetle looks like an beetleborg....   You not gonna tell me we gonna get some power ranger-like fights???? "
Ha ha you beat me to the Power Rangers reference! "

no more like Power Ranger Lite
#20 Edited by Evpraksiya (268 posts) - - Show Bio

"guys! look those Smallville boys are trying to steal our wardrobe!''
#21 Posted by digimod (262 posts) - - Show Bio
@Doctor!!!!! said:
" Oh Yeah the coolest time traveler ever.... besides you know who! and Reyes Blue Beetle... Yes! I'm goona miss Smallville...Save Me!!!!!! "
Agreed on all counts.
#22 Posted by Crimson Eagle (1909 posts) - - Show Bio

I like Booster's suit, but Jaime's looks like a big robot.

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#23 Posted by TheCrowbar (4397 posts) - - Show Bio
@Evpraksiya said:
"
"guys! look those Smallville boys are trying to steal our wardrobe!'' "
woah when did the white ranger dump the Power Rangers for these guys?
#24 Posted by Mbecks14 (2114 posts) - - Show Bio

I love Booster Gold! And he looks great here! 
 
Blue Beetle looks ok. I'm ok with it be Jamie but i'd prefer Ted.

#25 Posted by KZR (504 posts) - - Show Bio

Look out Booster. There's an evil robot behind you.

#26 Posted by Rixec (420 posts) - - Show Bio

O...  M...  G. This picture is freaking awesome! I can't wait to see them in the episode once they get through the final editing and all.  Booster Gold looks like an official commander of a future SWAT team and Blue Beetle III has a real alien appearance. Sweet!

#27 Posted by Duo_forbidden (1815 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice. Can't wait to see this episode.

#28 Posted by ld12278 (94 posts) - - Show Bio

Hate to be the Continuity Creep, but that is definitely NOT Ted Kord and Booster Gold? His script I can hear all ready. "Hey, I saved the Blur! Now Clark, would you like to buy some sunglasses?" Booster Gold = Biggest NASCAR hero ever.

#29 Posted by Bearded Justice (788 posts) - - Show Bio

this will be the second episode of smallville that i watch 
 
JUST to see Ted Kord
#30 Posted by CrimsonAvenger (1288 posts) - - Show Bio

Smallville just keeps getting better and better (I'm not joking, I actually love this Show). Booster Gold's costume looks good but Jamie Reyes' costume looks awful.

#31 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (10428 posts) - - Show Bio

Blue Beetle looks like a Power Rangers villian. Not even a villian from the later series but from the Mighty Morphin series. That is sad

#32 Posted by Croi (174 posts) - - Show Bio

You can just tell that when Blue Beetle looks at someone, his whole body is going to turn with his head.

#33 Posted by CrimsonAvenger (1288 posts) - - Show Bio
@ld12278 said:
" Hate to be the Continuity Creep, but that is definitely NOT Ted Kord and Booster Gold? His script I can hear all ready. "Hey, I saved the Blur! Now Clark, would you like to buy some sunglasses?" Booster Gold = Biggest NASCAR hero ever. "
Ted will be in that very same episode, and he'll have his own episode the week before. 
#34 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (14450 posts) - - Show Bio
@G-Man said:
" @The Sadhu said:
" Do we get Skeets too? "
That sounds kinda funny. "


 

before you get grossed out, they are indeed webs
#35 Posted by brvermee (31 posts) - - Show Bio

i like booster gold

#36 Posted by Eyz (3184 posts) - - Show Bio
@haydenclaireheroes said:
" Blue Beetle looks like a Power Rangers villian. Not even a villian from the later series but from the Mighty Morphin series. That is sad "
My opinion too...
Darn... :(
#37 Posted by blueninjapanther (751 posts) - - Show Bio

Blue Beetle looks weird

#38 Posted by TheCrowbar (4397 posts) - - Show Bio
@Avenging-X-Bolt said:
" @G-Man said:
" @The Sadhu said:
" Do we get Skeets too? "
That sounds kinda funny. "


before you get grossed out, they are indeed webs "
Look where those webs have landed, Pete's a perv.
#39 Posted by The Poet (8646 posts) - - Show Bio

when will this air?

#40 Posted by EnSabahNurX (2321 posts) - - Show Bio

original Beetleorg armor
beetleborgs XD
#41 Posted by chalkshark (1256 posts) - - Show Bio

At this point, if the CW can't come up with a plausible spin-off series, featuring one of the number of DC Universe characters running around Smallville, than they're just not trying very hard.

#42 Posted by Kastiel (8840 posts) - - Show Bio

Blue Beetle is a mess.

#43 Posted by shawn87 (2797 posts) - - Show Bio

Im not feeling Blue Beetle at all...Booster Gold isn't that bad...but it could have been better

#44 Posted by Mercy_ (93058 posts) - - Show Bio

BOOSTER! YES! 
 
Not feeling the Blue Beetle costume. 

#45 Posted by stuamerica (335 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Poet: It is slated to air April 22 according to IMDB
I really liked the way they handled the Justice Society (at least Hawkman) so I think this should turn out to be good.
#46 Posted by Video_Martian (5650 posts) - - Show Bio

Gotta agree with some of u guys, I'm gettin sick & tired of Smallville as well. 
 
and WHY is DC always trying to make Jaime Reyes seem like a cool guy?!?  That little snot annoys me like you wouldn't imagine.  I thought that Smallville was supposed to be about the early origins of Superman & other related DC characters, so WHY are they using Reyes instead of Ted Kord?!?  Ted Kord was and IS a better Blue Beetle than that brat Reyes would EVER be.  Plus, his power ranger rip-off costume isn't doing much to help out his case either... 
 
Dammit, sometimes DC/WB can really get on my freakin nerves.  First DC's ending & RESTARTING Flash's series again for no reason, and now this... 
 
Oh, well, I guess Booster doesn't look too bad here...

#47 Posted by jazzblade (65 posts) - - Show Bio

Booster Gold's patches kinda remind me of Greg Kinnear's Captain Amazing from Mystery Men

#48 Posted by Rixec (420 posts) - - Show Bio

@CrimsonAvenger: According to Geoff Johns, "This is the first time the scarab comes onto Jaime, so it creates a bulkier, more dangerous armor. Ultimately he'll gain more control over the scarab and it will become more friendly looking." So it bound to get better. Which is sweet. :)

#49 Posted by Rixec (420 posts) - - Show Bio
@haydenclaireheroes: That's how the armor looks the first time it comes into being. As Jaime ganis more control it will become closer to the one we normally see, so it might become less MMPR monster like.
#50 Posted by webling (149 posts) - - Show Bio
@Evpraksiya: @Evpraksiya said:
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"guys! look those Smallville boys are trying to steal our wardrobe!'' "
That's the problem with the scarab suit without a large budget  and CGI, it's my childhood all over again.

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