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Mystery Men Comics #15 (Fox, 1940)
Victor Fox's Mystery Men Comics has an underrated place in the pantheon of historically important Golden Age comic book series.  In addition to the 1939 debut and development of the Blue Beetle, the series features very early work by a number of important creators, like Will Eisner, George Tuska, Dick Briefer, Bob Powell and others. [...]
First Look at Concept Art for Blue Beetle
We knew that a Blue Beetle movie was on the way for a little while now The film was first announced in November of 2018, but like many DC projects in early development, we didn't get a lot of information about it right off of the bat In fact, we didn't hear much of anything until[...]
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And with Blue Beetle getting a new mode of transport in such financially struggling times, we learn something new about Booster Gold's connections. Blue & Gold #2 Spoilers Of course Booster Gold knows Todd McFarlane And with Todd having a deal with DC Comics creating action figures and figurines, the idea of him making a toy of[...]
Xolo Maridueña Reportedly Cast as Blue Beetle for HBO Max
Early Monday, it was reported that DC was looking to tap actor Xolo Maridueña for the role of Blue Beetle, and it looks like the casting choice is now official! Blue Beetle #13 Cover Credit: DC Comics First reported by The Wrap, we learned that Maridueña was being sought out by DC/Warner Bros[...]
Mystery Men Comics #3 (Fox, 1939)
Blame it on the Fox cover artists. A spectacular and important run of comics featuring Blue Beetle and other historic material along with covers by Lou Fine and a stand-out group of artists, there's a copy of Mystery Men Comics #3 (Fox, 1939) CGC FR/GD 1.5 Off-white pages along with several other great issues of Mystery[...]
Blue Beetle #5 Vitamin 2x.
1940 was the Blue Beetle's year.  After launching in June 1939 in Mystery Men Comics #1, Dan Garrett, the Golden Age Blue Beetle would get a newspaper strip starting in January 1940, and his own series which hit newsstands around the same time A Blue Beetle radio show started in May 1940 Like a lot[...]
Mystery Men #1, 1939, Fox Features Syndicate, Blue Beetle title panel.
The issue's publication date, June 15, 1939 according to the Library of Congress Copyright Office's date of publication records (actual newsstand dates would have varied around the country), puts the debut of its most important character — the Blue Beetle — very near the beginning of the super-hero wavefront that ultimately transformed pop culture Mystery[...]
Dan Jurgens and Ryan Sook's Blue & Gold From DC Comics in July
DC Comics has announced a new eight-issue mini-series, Blue & Gold, starring Booster Gold and Blue Beetle, by Booster Gold's creator Dan Jurgens, alongside Ryan Sook And they have speech balloons on the cover as well. Dan Jurgens and Ryan Sook's Blue & Gold From DC Comics in July Michael Carter, aka Booster Gold A scoundrel from[...]
Creator Details For DC Round Robin Announced Along With 8 Contenders
Facing ancient aliens and planet-sized machines, trickster asteroids and the gigakrakens of Neptune, Superman and Lois will fight across all nine planets to prevent Earth's dark destiny and save our future! DC Round Robin: Suicide Squad Seven Writer: Rex Ogle Artist: Diogenes Neves Harley Quinn leads a team of criminals—a millionaire adventurer, a stage magician, a sugar-obsessed serial killer,[...]
DC Comics Will Let Readers Vote To Publish Justice League Queer
But, when the power begins to corrupt Jesse, she must decide to give up these gifts or risk becoming, quite literally, her own worst enemy. Blue Beetle: Graduation Day Trapped between heroics and his future, Jaime Reyes is directionless When the Reach interrupt Jaime's high school graduation, things only get worse Starfire becomes a new mentor[...]
Angel Manuel Soto is Reportedly Tapped to Direct a Blue Beetle Movie
A Blue Beetle movie has been sitting in development hell since about the end of 2018 that we know about, but according to The Wrap, they have made progress on bringing on a director Angel Manuel Soto, the director of Charm City Kings, is set to helm the project that will star the Jamie Reyes version[...]
Mystery Men #1, 1939, Fox Features Syndicate, Blue Beetle title panel.
The issue's publication date, June 15, 1939 according to the Library of Congress Copyright Office's date of publication records (actual newsstand dates would have varied around the country), puts the debut of its most important character — the Blue Beetle — very near the beginning of the super-hero wavefront that ultimately transformed pop culture Mystery[...]
Suicide Squad #10 Review: Urgency and Momentum
RATING: BUY. Suicide Squad #10 By Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo The world knows Ted Kord as Blue Beetle, superhero But the members of Task Force X know him as something else entirely — the violent and vindictive puppet master who rigged them to blow With Deadshot murdered and Kord finally at their mercy, will the Suicide Squad get[...]
How A Comic Book Publisher's Family Helped Start the Republican Party
 Many comics historians and collectors reading this will be familiar with the name Holyoke Publishing Company (called that because of its Holyoke, Massachusetts facility) due to the printing and publishing company owned by Sherman Bowles, which made a brief but memorable contribution to golden age comics history around 1942-48.  During that period, Holyoke printed 19[...]