Ted Kord isn’t dead, he’s stamping out smoking

Maybe you’ve seen this before. If so, good for you, just don’t rub it in our faces, you jerk! What was I saying? Oh, yeah, Ted Kord has been AWOL from comics ever since his brains met the tile floor in Dracula’s castle, unless you count that fake Ted Kord that showed up in Manhunter to boost sales enough to keep the title afloat until the next threat of cancellation and gimmick save. But is Ted really dead?

Well, yeah, stupid, he got shot in the head. But some fellow Blue Beetle lover with a penchant for video decided to honor Ted’s legacy by making some YouTube flicks. Here’s my favorite, in which Blue Beetle and fellow also-ran Booster Gold lecture a couple of kids.