Though the Blue Beetle (or, more to the point, one of the Blue Beetles) has been part of the DC Universe since 1986 or so, his storied career dates back to the very beginning of the Golden Age. With everyone’s favorite Beetle, Ted Kord, back in the spotlight in Convergence, it seems like the perfect time to delve into his history and see a little of what makes him so beloved… Strap in, Faithful Spoilerites, it’s time for the origins of the Blue Beetle! Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Blue Beetle #2 awaits!
As DC continues its New 52 reboot, and Earth-2 is coming on line, there is the potential to have multiple characters running around with the same name. Blue Beetle is one of those characters that has fractured fans across the ages – some prefer the Golden Age, others Ted Kord, while still others prefer Jamie Reyes. VOTE!