128 pages; soft cover
The Blue Beetle debuted in 1939, rivaling such icons as Superman and Batman for longevity in comics. Now with his resurrection in DC Comics’ hit Infinite Crisis series, Comic Book Artist magazine’s Christopher Irving decides to explore the history and uncover the secrets of the character. Follow his 60 + years of evolution, from the world of Fox Comics to an in-depth history of Charlton Comics, to the hall of today’s DC Comics. Plus, an in-depth look at the Blue Beetle radio show and Jack “King” Kirby’s Blue Beetle comic strip. Also, the first appearance of Blue Beetle from Mystery Men Comics #1!