Blue Beetle No. 5 (1965) Cover by Fraccio & Giordano

From March/April 1965, Bill Fraccio and Dick Giordano deliver a combative cover for Charlton Comics’ Blue Beetle No. 5. I’d be worried about giant-sized chess pieces threatening a princess, too.


Blue Beetle 5 cover by Bill Fraccio and Dick Giordano

The published cover.

Blue Beetle 5 cover by Bill Fraccio and Dick Giordano

Scan from Heritage Auctions.

Art restoration by Scott Dutton

Cleaned-up art.

Charlton Comics Blue Beetle, vector logos by Scott Dutton

Vector elements added.

Charlton Comics Bullseye, colour by Scott Dutton

Original colour re-creation.

DC Comics Blue Beetle, colour by Scott Dutton

A new colour version


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Scott Dutton

Scott Dutton is an art director, designer and illustrator whose career bridges digital and print in marketing, branding and publishing

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