Blue Beetle #17 [Direct]
(October 1987)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1987-06-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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.

On-sale date from DC Releases #41.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Dan Bulanadi
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Overthrow [Arnold Daniel Beck]
Reprints

The Way the Brawl Bounces! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Dan Bulanadi
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3176
Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Overthrow [Arnold Daniel Beck]; Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett] (origin recap); Melody Case; Randall Truman; Angela Revere; Lt. Max Fisher; Jeremiah Duncan; Cinq; Dr. Klaus Cornelius; Catalyst; Murray Takamoto; Garrison Slate; Theodora Twidgett (unnamed until issue #19)
Synopsis
Dan Garrett is resurrected by the mystic scarab and told to track down the new Blue Beetle who has stolen his name. Overthrow attacks Kord Industries.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Special Thanks to RJM Lofficier" in the credits for this issue.

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

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-2795

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Brian Eilert; S. Holmes, Vinnie Bartilucci, Chuck Miller, Susan Parker, Charlie Harris, Phil Pennington, Chris Boucher, and David Young.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Way the Brawl Bounces!
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Beetle's Nest
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