Who is your favorite superhero? Batman? It’s probably Batman. Maybe you like Spidey or The Flash or Wolverine. If I were to take a poll of the favorite heroes among Pajibans, who here would say The Blue Beetle? Anyone?
If I asked you to name every hero you could think of, who here would say The Blue Beetle Maybe the nerdliest nerds among us would mention him. TK used him for a joke a few posts back, if that says anything.
So of course he’s getting a show. They feel that the character has gotten some exposure from guest appearances on Batman: The Brave and The Bold. And they’ve already done some special effects tests. Geoff Johns posted some live action stills in a blog post here.
Here’s a few of them:
Well, it’s certainly blue. Maybe I’m missing something in the character’s mythology where it explains why he looks ridiculous. I can’t be entirely critical, though. The wings seem … nice.
OK, here’s an interesting idea. Who deserves their own Smallville-style show more than The Beetle? (The answer is not Aquaman.)
Oh, and if all this talk of Blue Beetles attracts any Harry Dresden fans, you’ll find no persecution for your beliefs here. You’ve been through so much already.
Get loud in the comments section.