Blue Beetle #18 [Direct Edition]
(November 1987)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD; 1.35 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1987
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Denny O'Neil
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Beetle vs. Beetle! (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paris Cullins (signed)
Inks:
Steve Bove [as Bove] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]

...And Death Shall Have No Dominion! (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Paris Cullins
Inks:
Paris Cullins
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3205

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett] (Death); Melody Case; Randy Truman; Garrison Slate; Dr. Klaus Cornelius; Cinq; Jeremiah Duncan; Catalyst; Lt. Max Fisher; Flannigan (cop)
Synopsis:
The final showdown between the original Blue Beetle and the new Blue Beetle. Dan Garrett finally overcomes the hold the mystic scarab has on him and, in battling the scarab, gives his life a second time to stop the scarab.

Indexer Notes

"With much thanks to R. J. M. Lofficier".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Beetle's Nest / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein; Denny O'Neil (From the Den column)
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
L-2889

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Bill Climer, Carlton K. Brown, Charles D. Brown, Gene Lomoriello, Charlie Harris, and Lee Allred.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beetle vs. Beetle!
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. ...And Death Shall Have No Dominion!
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Beetle's Nest
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Ramon Schenk