||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)
||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.
||Story continued next issue.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.