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Blue Beetle v.2 #4

Blue Beetle v.2 #4“The Answer is Alchemy” – Sept. 1986

Script: Len Wein
Pencils: Paris Cullins
Inks: Bruce Patterson
Lettering: John Costanza
Colors: Carl Gafford
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Cover: Paris Cullins
Published by DC Comics

In what amounts to an extended cameo to set up subsequent issues, Vic Sage covers the Blue Beetle’s fight with Dr. Alchemy for WWB-TV Chicago on the scene.

Dr. Alchemy gets turned into philospher’s stone, and Sage interviews S.T.A.R. Labs employee Murray Takamoto. After Takamoto jokingly tells Sage he doesn’t know if he can help Sage get an interview with the Blue Beetle, Sage decides to investigate the azure hero in his other identity as the Question!

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The first appearance of Vic Sage, sans faceless mask, in the DC Universe.

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