Blue Beetle (DC) (01 - Dan Garrett)
Real Name: Dan Garrett
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Flight, super-strength and the ability to create lightning.
After briefly dabbling with the Fox take on the character in 1955, Charlton gave a new version of the character a try from 1964-1966.
Though it retained the super-hero and secret identity names of the original, it was an altogether different Blue Beetle. This Garrett was an archaeologist who found an ancient scarab (or beetle--get it?) on a dig in Egypt. Through the will of the ancients, this amulet gave him powers beyond those of mortal men.
DC would eventually tie this version of the character with Blue Beetles III and IV, by showing us that Ted Kord was with him when he died and the scarab he discovered survived him. All Top Comics (1946)
Created by Joe Gill and Tony Tallarico. Sadly this version of the character didn't appear to "take" with readers, and so was replaced with the third version of the character, which is the one that (first) became a part of the DC universe.
First Appearance: Blue Beetle (1964) #1
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Blue Beetle (1939)
Blue Beetle (1964)
Blue Beetle (1965)
Blue Beetle (1967)
#1 Blue Beetle (1986)
- 'Bugs the Squids'#2
- 'The End is a Beginning!'
#1 Blue Beetle (2006)
- 'Out From the Ashes'#2
- 'This City's Not For Burning'#5
- 'Ask the Right Question'#17
- 'The Way The Brawl Bounces!'#18
- '...And Death Shall Have No Dominion!'
Booster Gold (2007)
#0 Captain Atom (1965)
- 'Blue & Gold, Chapter 1: The Secret Origin of Booster Gold'#1
- '52 Pick-Up, Chapter 1: Secret Origins'#2
- '52 Pick-Up, Chapter 2: Leggo My Ego'#4
- '52 Pick-Up, Chapter 4: He's Gonna Save Every One of Us!'#5
- '52 Pick-Up, Chapter 5: No Joke'#6
- '52 Pick-Up, Chapter 6: Meet The Beetles'#21
- 'Day of Death: Part I of IV'#26
- 'Dead Ted, Part I of II'#28
- 'The Tomorrow Memory, Part One'
Captain Atom (1987)
#26 DC Comics Presents: Superman - Sole Survivor (2011)
- 'Captain Atom: Exposed!'
DCU Holiday Special (2009)
DCU: Legacies (2010)
History of the DC Universe (1986)
Infinity Inc. (1984)
#44 JLA: Year One (1998)
- 'In the Midst of Death'
#4 Justice League: Generation Lost (2010)
- 'While You Were Out...'#11
- 'Stalag Earth'#12
- 'Justice For All'
#19 Legends of the DC Universe (1998)
- 'And the Lord Taketh Away'
#1 Peter Cannon--Thunderbolt (1992)
- 'U.L.T.R.A. Humanite, Part 1: Madness and Science'#3
- 'U.L.T.R.A. Humanite, Part III: Mad Scientist'
Phantom Lady (1947)
Secret Origins (1986)
The Action Heroes Archives (2004)
The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
HC The Golden Age (1993)
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded'HC
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia'
Who's Who: Update '87 (1987)
#1 Zago (1948)
- 'All-Star Squadron to Catalyst'
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