Beetlemania!

On January 11, 2017, FKAjason and Tim Wallace (of kordindustries.blogspot.com) unveiled this Blue Beetle podcast. It is their goal to cover the entire history of the character, from 1939 to today.


June 4, 2017

05: Drug Ring Parts 1 and 2

Jay is back, and in this episode, he takes us back to 1939 and plays “Drug Ring parts 1 & 2” from the Blue Beetle radio serial. This story, by persons unknown, features the Dan Garret version of Blue Beetle versus dope pushers.

 

Music
The Bug – Jerry Dallman and the Knightcaps
I Want a New Drug – Huey Lewis and the News

Click here to play episode 04!

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April 17, 2017

04: Blue Beetle (vol 3) #4

Tim and Jay are back, and in this episode, Tim takes us back to 1965 and reviews “The Chlorophyll Man” from Blue Beetle (vol 3) #4. This story, by Joe Gill, Bill Fraccio, Pat Masulli, Tony Tallarico, and Dick Giordano, features the Dan Garrett version of Blue Beetle and the debut of the Praying Mantis Man!

Music
The Bug – Jerry Dallman and the Knightcaps
I Just Called to Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder
Praying Mantis – Don Dixon

Click here to play episode 04!

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March 20, 2017

03: Justice League International (vol 1) #8

Tim and Jay return, and in this episode, Jay reveals his secret origin and reviews “Moving Day” from Justice League International (vol 1) #8. This story, by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, Kevin Maguire, Al Gordon, Gene D’Angelo, Bob Lappan, and Andrew Helfer, first appeared in 1987 and features the Ted Kord version of Blue Beetle.

Music
The Bug – Jerry Dallman and the Knightcaps
I Just Called to Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder
Movin’ On Up – Ja’net Dubois and Jeff Barry

Click here to play episode 03!

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February 10, 2017

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02: Secret Origins (vol 2) #2

Tim and Jay are back! In this episode, Tim reveals his secret origin and reviews “Echoes of Futures Past” from Secret Origins (vol 2) #2. This story, by Len Wein, Gil Kane, Anthony Tollin, John Costanza, Julius Schwartz, first appeared in 1986 (with a cover by Ed Hannigan, Gil Kane, Ricardo Villagran) and features both the Dan Garrett and Ted Kord versions of Blue Beetle.

Music
The Bug – Jerry Dallman and the Knightcaps
Wicked Game – Chris Isaak
My Secret Origin – Ookla the Mok

Click here to play episode 02!


January 11, 2017

01: Publication History of Blue Beetle

New year, new podcast! Listen as Tim schools Jay on the publication history of ALL the Blue Beetles! Tim is THE Blue Beetle guy on the internet and Jay loves Ted Kord. They had a blast recording the show and hope you have a blast listening.

Music
The Bug – Jerry Dallman and the Knightcaps

Click here to play episode 01!

Also available on iTunes and Stitcher.

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