Blue Beetle (vol. 7) #1 (June 1986):
“Out from the Ashes!”
by Len Wein, Paris Cullins, Bruce D. Patterson

Blue Beetle (vol. 7) #1

Title: “Out from the Ashes!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: June 1986

Publisher: DC
Written by: Len Wein
Art by: Paris Cullins, Bruce D. Patterson

3 characters in this story:

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and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Blue Beetle Blue Beetle (Ted Kord)
(lead character)
  Extreme Justice; L.A.W....  Fox Feature Syndicate Charlton, etc. 457
Firefist (Lyle Byrnes) villain hero
  [1st app: Blue Beetle (vol. 7) #1 (June 1986)] DC 5
Carapax (Conrad Carapax) villain
CBR Scale: S religious
[archaeologist] DC 11

This is the first issue of the first Blue Beetle series published by DC Comics. But this is actually seventh overall Blue Beetle series. DC acquired the character from Charlton, which in turn acquired the character from Fox Feature Syndicate.