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Issue Details

Issue #1
Published June 1986
Frequency Monthly
Cover Price 0.75 USD
Pages 36
Editing Julius Schwartz

Cover Details

Characters Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]
Genre superhero
Pencils Paris Cullins (signed)
Inks Bruce Patterson (signed)

23 page Blue Beetle story "Out from the Ashes!"

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.
Genre superhero
Script Len Wein
Pencils Paris Cullins
Inks Bruce Patterson
Colors Anthony Tollin
Letters John Costanza
Notes Story continued next issue. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Synopsis Mark Evanier discusses some of the ways writers and artists work together in creating a comic book.
Script Mark Evanier
Letters Typeset
Notes Includes checklist for DC titles on sale week of March 13th, 1986.

1 page Blue Beetle letters page

Synopsis Information on various creators on this title.
Script Bob Rozakis
Letters Typeset