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Issue Details

Issue #4
Published September 1986
Frequency Monthly
Cover Price 0.75 USD
Pages 36
Editing Julius Schwartz

Cover Details - "The Elemental Madness of Doctor Alchemy!"

Characters Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Dr. Alchemy [Albert Desmond]
Genre superhero
Pencils Paris Cullins (signed)
Inks Bruce Patterson (signed)

22 page Blue Beetle story "The Answer is Alchemy"

Characters Dr. Alchemy [Albert Desmond]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Curt Calhoun; Angela Revere; Jeremiah Duncan; Melody Case; Madmen (Cameo); Lt. Max Fisher; Conrad Carapax; Murray Takamoto; Question [Vic Sage]
Synopsis Dr. Alchemy uses the stolen Promethium to try to give himself the powers of the Philosopher's Stone. The power becomes too much and Alchemy is turned into stone.
Genre superhero
Script Len Wein
Pencils Paris Cullins
Inks Bruce Patterson
Colors Carl Gafford
Letters John Costanza
Notes Contains a last page teaser on the imminent return of the Question in the next issue.

1 page Blue Beetle letters page

Script Bob Rozakis
Letters typeset