Blue Beetle #1 [Direct Edition]
(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

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.
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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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