Blue Beetle #1 [Direct]
(June 1986)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1986-02-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Julius Schwartz
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.

On-sale date from DC Releases #25.


Watch Out World!!! The Beetle Is Back (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paris Cullins (signed)
Inks
Bruce Patterson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-671
Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]
Reprints

Out from the Ashes! (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-4771
Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Ted Kord] (Origin recap); Firefist [Lyle Byrnes]; Dombrowski (firefighter); Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett] (Flashback); Jarvis Kord (Flashback); Angela Revere; Jeremiah Duncan; Melody Case; Conrad Carapax; Murray Takamoto; Lt. Max Fisher; Detective Frank Holt; Doctor Alchemy [Albert Desmond] (unnamed, not in costume, cameo)
Synopsis
Blue Beetle comes out of retirement and his first case is against the arsonist Firefirst. After Firefist escapes their first encounter he burns down a firehouse. In the battle between Beetle and Firefist, Beetle is trapped in the burning firehouse.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued next issue.

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Guest Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Blue Beetle / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-4785
Synopsis
Information on various creators on this title.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Watch Out World!!! The Beetle Is Back
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. Out from the Ashes!
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Guest Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
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