Comic Book Review

Review: Teen Beetle #1

Teen Beetle #1

Illustrated by: Dell Barras

Written by: John Crowther



*Quick review, some spoilers

Teen Beetle’s action get the attention of the media… Which gets the attention of Lt. Awol, a cohort of Dr. Mantis, who has been in a cryogenic freeze since the 1940s and who was the arch-enemy of the original Blue Beetle. Awol awakens Dr. Mantis and the two go after Teen Beetle.

Teen Beetle is an up-and-coming hero who has recently caught the attention of the media. His heroic actions have been making headlines, but little did he know that his actions would attract the attention of one of the most notorious villains from the past.

Lt. Awol, a cohort of Dr. Mantis, was in a cryogenic freeze since the 1940s and was the arch-enemy of the original Blue Beetle. However, his cryogenic chamber was recently opened, and he is back to his old ways. He is on a mission to take down Teen Beetle, who he sees as a threat to his plans.

Dr. Mantis, Awol’s partner in crime, is a brilliant scientist who has been working on a secret project. With Awol’s help, he is determined to carry out his evil plan and take over the city. The two villains are on a mission to stop Teen Beetle and put an end to his heroics once and for all.

This thrilling storyline is brought to life by talented comic book creators John Crowther and Dell Barras. Their work on Teen Beetle has been nothing short of exceptional, and their attention to detail is evident in every panel. They have managed to create a character that is both relatable and inspiring, and the storylines they have crafted are both exciting and thought-provoking.

Silverline Comics, the publisher of Teen Beetle, has been receiving rave reviews for their work on the series. Fans of the comic book genre have been eagerly awaiting each new issue, and the latest storyline has only increased their excitement.

Teen Beetle is a must-read for anyone who loves a good superhero story. The combination of thrilling action, complex characters, and expert storytelling make it a standout in the genre. The attention to detail and the exceptional artwork make it a visual feast as well. With the recent introduction of Dr. Mantis and Lt. Awol, the series has taken on a new dimension, and fans can’t wait to see what happens next.


teen beetle 1 cover


Teen Beetle vs. Dr. Mantis and Lt. Awol: A Showdown of Superheroes and Villains

John Crowther and Dell Barras have created an exceptional and detailed storyline in Teen Beetle that is both exciting and thought-provoking, featuring a relatable and inspiring character.


Old metal dude. Long time fan of pop culture. Twenty three years in the comic book business. I love anything Mego, Micronauts, Shogun Warriors and Die-Cast Metal Super Robots. I always have plenty more to say, don't get me going..

Florida Geek Scene
%d bloggers like this: