Blue Beetle
Blue Beetle LAW
Art by Dick Giordano
In-story Information


Ted Kord


Blue Beetle


Justice League
Birds of Prey
Black Lantern Corps


Genius level intellect


Competent hand-to-hand combatant

Publication Info


DC Comics

Created by

Steve Ditko

First Appearance

Captain Atom # 83 (Nov. 1966)

Theodore Stephen (or Edward) "Ted" Kord is the second version of the Blue Beetle, a superhero who was originally published by Charlton Comics and later picked up by DC Comics. Ted first appeared as a back-up feature in Captain Atom #83 (Nov. 1966), with Gary Friedrich scripting from Ditko's conception and plot.

Recommended ReadingEdit

Justice League International (Keith Griffin & J.M DeMatteis)

Formerly Known as The Justice League (Keith Griffin & J.M DeMatteis)

I Can't Believe it's not The Justice League (Keith Griffin & J.M DeMatteis)

The OMAC Project (Greg Rucka/Jesus Saiz)

Booster Gold: Blue And Gold (Geoff Johns/Dan Jurgens) (Booster gold V2007 #0, 7-10, and 1000000)

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