([December] 2000)

DC, 1998 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
49.95 USD; 76.00 CAD
Pages:
232
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
1-56389-621-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
76194121515000211
Editing:
Dale Crain (collected edition editor); Nick J. Napolitano (collected edition associate editor)
Format:
hardcover; dustjacket; full color glossy paper on dustjacket; full color

Issue Notes

Black-and-white reconstruction by Rick Keene, with additional reconstruction by Greg Theakston. Series design by Alex Jay/Studio J. Publication design by Louis Prandi. Special thanks to Diamond International Galleries for source material.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]

Foreword (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Goulart
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]

Indexer Notes

Forward by Ron Goulart.

[Cover - Plastic Man #1]; The Game of Death (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
John Beardsley ? (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]
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The Game of Death (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
John Beardsley ? (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian; disguised as Mr. King]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner (first appearance); Yvette LaRue (first appearance; dies); VILLAINS: The Chance Club [Mr. Sharp; Charlie; Tony; Mike] (first appearance); Mrs. Towne (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Plas and Woozy break up The Chance Club.
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[Now You See It, Now You Don't] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
John Beardsley ? (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Professor Topps (first appearance); Chief Branner (cameo); VILLAINS: Japanese; Amisaki (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Plas and Woozy must stop the Japanese from stealing a camouflage machine.
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[Willie McGoon, Dope] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
John Beardsley ? (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; The Goon [Willie McGoon] (first appearance); VILLAIN: Prof. Goodman (first appearance; dies)
Synopsis:
Professor Goodman takes advantage of a man's disfigurement.
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[Go West, Young Plastic Man, Go West] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
John Beardsley ? (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Mr. McAnders (first appearance); VILLAINS: Cowboy Joe (first appearance); Dade (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Woozy gets conned into buying a map to a goldmine, and heads out West to find his fortune.
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[Cover - Police Comics #21] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man; Spirit / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
John Beardsley (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Spirit [Denny Colt]
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[The Menace of Serpina] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
John Beardsley (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Sylvester Smirk (first appearance); Pulman Coach (first appearance); VILLAIN: Madame Serpina (first appearance); Mr. Hardwich (first appearance); Mammo (first appearance); Bobo (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Plastic Man and Woozy take on Madame Serpina.
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[Cover - Police Comics #22] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man; Spirit / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Spirit [Denny Colt]
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The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner (first use of name); Bright Eyes (first appearance); VILLAINS: The Sphinx (first appearance; dies); Mr. Grimley (first appearance; flashback); Mrs. Grimley (first appearance; flashback)
Synopsis:
Plas rescues a young orphan from the Sphinx.
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[Cover - Police Comics #23] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man; Spirit / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Spirit [Denny Colt]
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[The Ghost Train] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Captain Murphy [also as Captain Murphey]; Caprice Corbett (first appearance); VILLAINS: Snout (first appearance); J. Noble Wopps (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Woozy and Plas ride a haunted train.
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[Cover - Police Comics #24] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]
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[The Hundred Plastic Men] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; VILLAINS: Pinky Flower (first appearance); Louie; Mike; Dr. Phineas T. Gleason (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Woozy briefly gains Plas's powers. A doctor turns old tires into Plastic Man androids.
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[Cover - Police Comics #25] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]
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The Rare Edition Murders (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Lester G. Simpkins (first appearance; dies); VILLAINS: Sykes Mob [Joe Sykes; Mike; Sam; Louie] (first appearance); Number Seven (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Plastic Man must figure out why people are killing to obtain an old book.
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[Cover - Police Comics #26] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]
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Body, Mind and Soul (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Randy Ronan (first appearance); Vida (first appearance); VILLAIN: Pike Ronan (first appearance; dies; a werewolf); Slugger Crott (first appearance); Hoppy (first appearance); Brains (first appearance); Butch (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Chief Branner learns Plastic Man's secret identity.
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[Cover - Police Comics #27] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man; Spirit / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Spirit [Denny Colt]
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[Woozy Winks, Juror] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Randolph Pearson (first appearance; deceased); James Sterling (first appearance); VILLAIN: Allan Pearson [disguised as Mr. Courtney] (first appearance; Randolph's cousin)
Synopsis:
Woozy has jury duty.
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[Cover - Police Comics #28] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man; Spirit / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Spirit [Denny Colt]
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[Plastic Man -The Movie] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Raymond Switchlock (first appearance); Ravenal (first appearance; dies); Zana Crummer (first appearance); Chuck Bernardi (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Hollywood wants to film a movie about Plastic Man.
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[Cover - Police Comics #29] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]
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[Death in Derlin's Castle] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; J.V. Arlen (first appearance; dies); VILLAIN: Daniel Richard Derlin (first appearance; dies)
Synopsis:
Plas investigates the murder of a treasury agent.
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[Cover - Police Comics #30] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
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[Blinky Winks and Gooie Louie] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Jack Cole
Editing:
George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Blinky Winks (first appearance; Woozy's uncle); VILLAINS: Maxie (first appearance); Fingers (first appearance); Gooie Louie (first appearance); Micky the Finn (first appearance); Pat Slugso (first appearance); Fat Slugso (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Plas and Woozy visit Woozy's Uncle Blinky's farm.
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Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Peter L. Myer; Adam Philips
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Biography for Jack Cole. Biographical material researched and written by Peter L. Myer and Adam Philips.

[Backcover] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man; Spirit / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
John Beardsley ? (original); George Brenner (original)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Spirit [Denny Colt]; Woozy Winks
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Indexer Notes

Reprints covers from PLASTIC MAN (Quality Comics, 1943 series) #1 and POLICE COMICS (Quality Comics, 1941 series) #22, 23, 27.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Plastic Man
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Foreword
    Plastic Man
  4. 3. [Cover - Plastic Man #1]; The Game of Death
    Plastic Man
  5. 4. The Game of Death
    Plastic Man
  6. 5. [Now You See It, Now You Don't]
    Plastic Man
  7. 6. [Willie McGoon, Dope]
    Plastic Man
  8. 7. [Go West, Young Plastic Man, Go West]
    Plastic Man
  9. 8. [Cover - Police Comics #21]
    Plastic Man; Spirit
  10. 9. [The Menace of Serpina]
    Plastic Man
  11. 10. [Cover - Police Comics #22]
    Plastic Man; Spirit
  12. 11. The Eyes Have It!
    Plastic Man
  13. 12. [Cover - Police Comics #23]
    Plastic Man; Spirit
  14. 13. [The Ghost Train]
    Plastic Man
  15. 14. [Cover - Police Comics #24]
    Plastic Man
  16. 15. [The Hundred Plastic Men]
    Plastic Man
  17. 16. [Cover - Police Comics #25]
    Plastic Man
  18. 17. The Rare Edition Murders
    Plastic Man
  19. 18. [Cover - Police Comics #26]
    Plastic Man
  20. 19. Body, Mind and Soul
    Plastic Man
  21. 20. [Cover - Police Comics #27]
    Plastic Man; Spirit
  22. 21. [Woozy Winks, Juror]
    Plastic Man
  23. 22. [Cover - Police Comics #28]
    Plastic Man; Spirit
  24. 23. [Plastic Man -The Movie]
    Plastic Man
  25. 24. [Cover - Police Comics #29]
    Plastic Man
  26. 25. [Death in Derlin's Castle]
    Plastic Man
  27. 26. [Cover - Police Comics #30]
    Plastic Man
  28. 27. [Blinky Winks and Gooie Louie]
    Plastic Man
  29. 28. Biographies
  30. 29. [Backcover]
    Plastic Man; Spirit
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