Blue Beetle #2

KG Murray

Australia.

Published
1978
Page count
68
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
GCD
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Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Madmen! (Blue Beetle) Cover, 1 page

"A reign of fear and madness is created by madmen!"

Featuring

Feature
Blue Beetle
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Editing
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

First print
Blue Beetle (Charlton Comics Group, 1964 series) #3 (October 1967)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Madmen (Blue Beetle) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blue Beetle
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Steve Ditko (plot)
D.C. Glanzman (script)
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Bob Agnew
Editing
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

First print
Blue Beetle (Charlton Comics Group, 1964 series) #3 (October 1967)
The Madmen
Also printed
Blue Beetle (Modern, 197-? series) #3 (1977)
The Madmen

Notes

D.C. Glanzman is credited with scripting, but editor-in-chief Dick Giordano has said they asked D.C. to use his name (as per Ditko's request to not be credited) and Dick said D.C. agreed (Comic Book Artist #9)

Show/hide 2. Mentor The Magnificent (Blue Beetle) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blue Beetle
Genre
Superhero
Job code
A-4957
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Mentor the Magnificent (robot); Dr. Jeremiah Clugg; Miss Appleton

Credits

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Bill Fraccio
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Editing
Pat Masulli

Reprint history

First print
Blue Beetle (Charlton Comics Group, 1965 series) #51 (August 1965)
Mentor The Magnificent
Also printed
Australia
Blue Beetle (KG Murray, 1978 series) #2 ([1978?])
Show/hide 3. Magno, the Man who Shakes the World (Blue Beetle) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blue Beetle
Genre
Superhero
Job code
A-5006
Characters
Blue Beetle; Magno Man

Credits

Script
Joe Gill
Art
Tony Tallarico
Editing
Pat Masulli

Reprint history

First print
Blue Beetle (Charlton Comics Group, 1965 series) #52 (October 1965)
The Man Who Shakes The World
Also printed
Australia
Blue Beetle (KG Murray, 1978 series) #2 ([1978?])
Show/hide 4. The New Blue Beetle (Blue Beetle) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blue Beetle
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Steve Ditko (plot)
Gary Friedrich (original)
Art
Steve Ditko
Editing
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

First print
Captain Atom (Charlton Comics Group, 1965 series) #83 (November 1966)
The New Blue Beetle
Also printed
Captain Atom (Modern, 1977 series) #83 (1977)
The New Blue Beetle
 
Australia
Blue Beetle (KG Murray, 1978 series) #2 ([1978?])
 
Action Heroes Archives (DC Comics, 2004 series) #Volume 2 ([May] 2007)
The New Blue Beetle

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Grand Comics Database

AusReprints ID

  • 2789

Entry created

  • 29/10/2005

Cover added

  • 14/11/2016

Index completed

  • 14/11/2010

Last updated

  • 19/07/2014