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Blue Beetle 2023 1

Cover to Blue Beetle #1

Blue Beetle is published by DC Comics. The current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Blue Beetle #9: 14 May 2024

Current Issue[]

Blue Beetle #10: 11 Jun 2024

Next Issue[]

Blue Beetle #11: 03 Jul 2024

Status[]

A new series started September 2023.

Characters[]

Main Characters[]

  • Blue Beetle/Jaime Reyes

Allies[]

Enemies[]

Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

Blue Beetle #10[]

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

Blue Beetle #9[]

Blue Beetle #8[]

Blue Beetle #7[]

Blue Beetle #6[]

Blue Beetle #5[]

Blue Beetle #4[]

Blue Beetle #3[]

Blue Beetle #2[]

Blue Beetle #1[]

Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #6[]

Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #5[]

Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #4[]

Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #3[]

Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #2[]

Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #1[]

The Infected: Scarab #1[]

Blue Beetle #18[]

Blue Beetle #17[]

Past Storylines[]

Collections[]

Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Blue Beetle, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 7 #1-13. "Blue Beetle faces danger from his flying Bug headquarters, taking on foes like the arsonist Firefist and Batman’s foe the Calculator." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401268695 - (forthcoming, April 2017)
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 8 #1-6. "Tearing its way through the events of Day of Vengeance and Infinite Crisis, the mystical Blue Beetle scarab has chosen its new guardian: teenager Jaime Reyes! But supernatural powers can be a blessing or a curse, and when it comes to the powers of the Scarab, you don't get one without the other." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209653
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 2: Road Trip - Collects vol. 8 #7-12. "In this volume, Jaime discovers the secret of his Blue Beetle armor and hits the road looking for answers from the Scarab's original owner." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401213618
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 3: Reach for the Stars - Collects vol. 8 #13-18. "Jaime has his hands full when he learns the scarab's alien owners are invading Earth - and no one will believe him! Plus, more adventures guest-starring popular Green Lantern Guy Gardner, the Teen Titans, the villainous Eclipso, Typhoon, Giganta and more!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401216420
  • Blue Beetle: Black and Blue - Collects vol. 8 #27-28, plus the back-up stories from Booster Gold vol. 2 21-24. "Jaime discovers the source of the scarab and what it was designed for." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401228976
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 5: Boundaries - Collects vol. 8 #29-34. "Jaime Reyes faces the arrival of a mysterious group of men sporting super-abilities as they try to illegally cross into the U.S. from Mexico! And as the protector of both El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, that means double trouble." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221629
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 1: Metamorphosis - Collects vol. 9 #1-6. "It's not easy being Jaime Reyes. He has to deal with high school, family and all the drama that comes with being a teenager. Also, he's linked to a powerful scarab created by an alien race known as the Reach who seek to subjugate planets - or annihilate them. But can this teen hero turn an alien weapon of mass destruction into a force for good? And can he protect the scarab from super villains that would use it for their own nefarious purposes?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401237134
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 2: Blue Diamond - Collects vol. 9 #0 & 7-16, plus Green Lantern: New Guardians #9. "Jaime Reyes struggles with the curse of the scarab that is the source of his powers, a loathsome threat emerges: a predator who stalks runaway children!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401238505
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 1: The More Things Change - Collects vol. 10 #1-5 & Rebirth. "Bonded to the Blue Beetle Scarab, teenager Jamie Reyes has no idea what he's doing with one of the most powerful weapons in the universe. But he's in luck, because his predecessor--Ted Kord--is back in the DC Universe and here to serve as the young hero's mentor! Alongside fellow teen hero Doctor Fate, this duo will have to learn how to be heroes on the fly!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401268688
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 2: Hard Choices - Collects vol. 10 #6-12. "Missing families! Kids with superpowers! Mystical beings arriving in El Paso! Who or what has been behind the strange doings in Jaime Reyes’ hometown is about to be revealed. It’s a force so powerful that Doctor Fate has no choice but to team up with Blue Beetle—even though he still suspects that the Beetle might have some connection to the evil entity they must battle." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401275075
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 3: Road to Nowhere - Collects vol. 10 #13-18. "Blue Beetle finds himself away from home and up against the mysterious Short-Timers, time-traveling bandits who may have a more sinister purpose in mind than just robbery, one that could affect all of reality. As if Jaime doesn’t have his hands full enough, he’s got to try and do battle while keeping his superhero identity secret from his new girlfriend, Naomi." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401280833
  • Blue Beetle: Graduation Day - Collects Graduation Day #1-6. "Jaime arrives in Palmera City to spend a gap year working in his tias' restaurant, but he's got other things on his mind-- like who is the mysterious new Yellow Beetle he saw on the news? How are they connected to the Reach message that bombarded his scarab? And what's hidden here on Earth that's drawing the Reach back? Can Jaime find balance in his life and rise to become a true hero, or will this super-heroing bring the full might of the Justice League down on him?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779523242
  • Blue Beetle, vol. 1: Scarab War! - Collects vol. 11 #1-6. "Life is going well for Jaime Reyes, a.k.a. the Blue Beetle! He’s settled in Palmera City, working for his Tias Gloria and Marisol. His friends, Paco and Brenda, are with him. And the alien race known as the Horizon is acclimating to residing on Earth. But when a mysterious assailant seriously attacks Ted Kord, Jaime’s whole world is suddenly teetering on the brink. How far will Jaime go to protect everyone he loves? And who is the menacing Blood Scarab?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779527059 - (forthcoming, August 2024)


History[]

The Blue Beetle spins out of events in Infinite Crisis.

Leftover Useful Information[]

This is the spot for any useful information that doesn't fit into the above categories.

Creative Team[]

Volume 11[]

Writer: Josh Trujillo. Artist/Covers: Adrian Gutierrez.


Publishing History[]

  • volume 1: #1-60, 1939-1950 (Fox Feature Syndicate)
  • volume 2: #18-21, 1955 (Charlton) (continues from The Thing!; continues as Mr. Muscles)
  • volume 3: #1-5, 1964-1965 (Charlton)
  • volume 4: #50-54, 1965-1966 (Charlton) (continues from Unusual Tales; continues as Ghostly Tales)
  • volume 5: #1-5, 1967-1968 (Charlton)
  • volume 6: #1-3, 1977 (Modern Comics/Charlton)
  • volume 7: #1-24, 1986-1988 (DC)
  • volume 8: #1-36, 2006-2009 (DC)
  • volume 9: #1-16, 2011-2013 (DC)
  • volume 10: #1-18, 2016-2018 (DC)
  • Graduation Day: #1-6, 2022-2023 (DC, mini-series)
  • volume 11: #1- , 2023-present

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Blue Beetle #11: 03 Jul 2024
Blue Beetle, vol. 1: Scarab War! TP: 13 Aug 2024
This Land is Our Land: A Blue Bettle Story OGN: 01 Oct 2024

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