DC Comics Universe & Infected Scarab #1 Spoilers & Review: DC’s Year Of The Villain Sees Blue Beetle Become A Cannibal & Part Of Batman Who Laugh’s Secret Six?!

DC Comics Universe and Infected Scarab #1 Spoilers and Review follows.

DC’s Year Of The Villain Sees Blue Beetle Become A Cannibal and Part Of Batman Who Laugh’s Secret Six?!

We open the book learning how the Batman Who Laughs infected the Blue Beetle.

It’s human host Jaime Reyes has nightmares about the infection, but doesn’t realize he’s been turned…

…but it does impact him.

He’s more selfish, thoughtless and boorish; he’s also trapped his mentor Ted Kord with some gross ooze.

When he battles a villain, his friends see a murderous side of the Blue Beetle…

…which brings out his new persona of the Scarab!

It looks like he consumes or eats part of the villain…

…but Jamie Reyes seems to be fighting the infection…

…to no avail?!

The Pulse:

A tale showing the descent of Jamie Reyes and the heel turn of the Blue Beetle with ok art. 6 out of 10.

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