Keith Giffen has provided plotting, scripting, artwork or any combination thereof for titles such as ALL-STAR COMICS, LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES, RAGMAN, CREEPER, LOBO, SUICIDE SQUAD, THE DEFENDERS, HERO SQUARED!, and, um...AMBUSH BUG. He's worked on the weekly series 52 and COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS, as well as 52 AFTERMATH- THE FOUR HORSEMEN and MIDNIGHTER, plus a gazillion other things. He also was the illustrator of the New 52 series O.M.A.C.
..".there's something fresh and exciting about the idea of a book that pairs Ted and Jaime in a mentor/pupil relationship. The result is a book that entertains as both a teen superhero drama and an exploration of the mystical nature of the Scarab."--IGN "Giffen and Fajardo work together to remix the idea of a teen hero in the 2010s very well."--NEWSARAMA "You can't keep insects out of your house forever, and you can't keep a good hero down. BLUE BEETLE covers both of those bases."--COMIC BOOK RESOURCES