Blue Beetle (2016) Issues
The origin of Blue Beetle begins! Jaime relates the story of how he came to acquire the scarab on his back that grants him his powers and more is revealed about its magical foundation. Meanwhile, Ted Kord is tied up with a new arrival in El Paso-and wait till you see who it is!
ÒTHE POSSEÓ part five! Things are getting stranger in El Paso, where deep beneath the earth, something-or someone-has been sending out waves of mystical energy that are creating beings with super powers-and they all seem to be after Blue Beetle! Now one such being has been summoned to prepare the way for this entityÕs rising. All of this puts Jaime way out of his territory, so itÕs time for Doctor Fate to toss his helmet into the ring!
“THE POSSE” finale! The mystical being known as Mordecai Cull has come to El Paso to help pave the way for the rise of an even more powerful and malevolent entity. What he wasn’t planning on was facing Blue Beetle and the power of the scarab! Now Cull is out to wrest the device from Jaime by any means necessary. But the Beetle doesn’t stand alone-Dr. Fate’s not about to stay on the sidelines in this epic battle!
Missing families! Kids with superpowers! Mystical beings arriving in El Paso! Who or what has been behind the strange doings in Jaime ReyesÕ hometown is about to be revealed. ItÕs a force so powerful that Dr. Fate has no choice but to team up with Blue BeetleÑeven though he still suspects that the Beetle might have some connection to the evil entity they must battle.
After taking on the mystical Mordecai Cull, Blue Beetle is left broken and powerless. With an even more powerful menace about to appear, Jaime Reyes is going to have to defend the people he loves without the powers of the scarab and show what it really means to be a hero!
The battle with the evil entity thatÕs been lurking under El Paso for thousands of years reaches its penultimate chapter! Jaime Reyes has wanted nothing more than to rid himself of the scarab on his back. But in order to save his city, his family and his friends, he must decide whether to become Blue Beetle againÑonly this time, the change will be permanent!
ItÕs all hands on deck for the final battle against the powerful entity who has been lurking underground and wreaking havoc on the entire city of El Paso. Will the combined efforts of a rejuvenated Blue Beetle, Ted Kord, Doctor Fate and even special guest star Omac be enough to bring down this ancient menace? The outcome will signal a major turning point for Jaime Reyes and his friends and allies.
NEW STORYLINE! With an Earth-threatening menace behind him and Jaime now permanently back as Blue Beetle on his own terms, what’s a hero to do? Clean up the mess in his hometown, find places for his friends and family to live and deal with the latest super-menace to hit El Paso…the man called Ghostfire!
Guest-starring Batman! Jaime Reyes may be back in his Blue Beetle armor, but heÕs still a relative novice at the superhero game. And thatÕs raised the attention of someone whoÕs been doing this a long time. See what happens when the Caped Crusader swings over to El Paso to provide some schooling.
ÒTHE POSSEÓ part three! How do you defeat a foe with 150 bodies? Meet the hive mind called Horde, an entity that can summon a host of minions to overwhelm any foe. ThatÕs not the sort of complication Jaime Reyes needs in his life as he continues to deal with his overbearing mentor, Ted Kord, and a new romantic interest.
As the mysterious underground force begins to gain in power, its minions gain in power as well, which means nothing but trouble for Jaime Reyes, who seems to be losing control of his Blue Beetle costume! ItÕs all happening right as Jaime was beginning to master it thanks to the help of his self-proclaimed Òmentor,Ó billionaire industrialist Ted Kord, and the mysterious Doctor Fate, who seems to be the only person who understands how truly dangerous this force can be-not just to Jaime and his neighborhood, but to everyone living within a thousand miles of there.
Jaime Reyes is back home, but just when he thought he had a grasp on this alter-ego, the Blue Beetle, he discovers everything he believed about his scarab is a lie according to the mysterious Doctor Fate. With dire warnings about the symbiote that is fused to ReyesÕ spine, Kent Nelson, the original wielder of Doctor FateÕs power, seemingly on verge of insanity, has he come to save Jaime as he claims...or will he try to eliminate the Blue Beetle, no matter the cost?
Lost in the desert with no memory of the past few years, teenager Jaime Reyes must find his way home again-but when he reaches his town, heÕs shocked to find it abandoned and in the hands of government officialsÉofficials who are very interested in the Blue Beetle and the scarab that gives him his power! How can Jaime find his family and uncover the secret behind the townÕs seizure-and why Kord Industries is helping keep the world from learning the truth?