"52 Pick-Up" concludes as Booster Gold journeys back in time to save the best friend he ever had - the Blue Beetle! But can Booster stop Maxwell Lord before someone else dies in Ted Kord's place? And will Ted Kord let that happen?
Dan Garrent, the orginal Blue Beetle, James Reyes, the current Blue Beetle and the Blue Beetle of the future convice Booster Gold that to save the universe they need to stop the murder of Ted Kord. The four heros leave Rip Hunter to repair Skeet and travel to the past to save Ted.
While in the time bubble Booster tell the others all about Ted and the great things he's done.
Meanwhile back in the present in Pittsburg Daniel and Rose exchange lies they told and are about to embrace when Rip Hunter intreupt and presents them with two costumes.
Back in the past, Ted is about to be murdered by Max Lord when Booster and the three other beetles bust in. A fight insues and Max releases an Omac, but the three beetle together are able to stop it.
They save Ted and the beetle of the future sends all of Max's plans to Batman.
They return to there own time with the cautionary tale that Ted must appear dead for the time line to surrive.