([September] 2004)

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Volume
?
Price
49.95 USD; 76.95 CAD
Pages
224
On-sale date
2004-09-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Archive Editions
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Dale Crain (collected edition senior editor)
Color
color
Paper Stock
glossy paper dust jacket
Binding
hardcover with dust jacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Black-and-white reconstruction by Rick Keene. Series design by Alex Jay/Studio J. Publication design by Peter Hamboussi. Special thanks to Diamond International Galleries and Bud Plant for loan of source material.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]

Foreword (Table of Contents: 2)

Plastic Man / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael T. Gilbert
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Woozy Winks

Indexer Notes

Forward by Michael T. Gilbert

[Cover - Plastic Man #5] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints

They Called Him Weapons (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; VILLAINS: Weapons (first appearance; dies); Jimalong (first appearance); Hoopsnake (first appearance)
Synopsis
Plas tries to stop a talented weapon maker.
Reprints

[The Mysterious Being Called Hate] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; VILLAINS: Hate (first appearance); Mr. Giglamp (first appearance; dies); Mr. Rickens (first appearance)
Reprints

[Robin Hood Returns] (Table of Contents: 6)

Woozy Winks / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Bart Tumey
Inks
Bart Tumey
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Woozy Winks; VILLAIN: Robin Hood [Corkscrew Cal] (first appearance)
Synopsis
Woozy accidentally helps create and then stops a guy who dresses up as Robin Hood.
Reprints

Snig River (Table of Contents: 7)

Plastic Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Lute Beezer (first appearance); Attorney Gaycat (first appearance); Haggai Beezer (first appearance); Hooks Hoogan (first appearance)
Reprints

[The Evil Money of Moneybags] (Table of Contents: 8)

Plastic Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
John Spranger?
Inks
John Spranger?
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Montmorency (first appearance); Joe; VILLAIN: Moneybags [Aloysius P. Japers] (first appearance); Dokey (first appearance)
Synopsis
A millionaire tries to give his money away to avoid paying taxes. Unfortunately for the beneficiaries of that money, he's willing to kill to get it back.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

GCD art spotters believe the art was by John Spranger, not Jack Cole, who is credited in the table of contents.

[Cover - Police Comics #59] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints

[The Menace of Mr. Happiness] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Andre LeBlanc
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; VILLAIN: Mr. Happiness [Bender Bellows] (first appearance)
Synopsis
Bender Bellows has a potion that makes whoever drinks it really happy, and willing to do whatever Bender asks.
Reprints

[Cover - Police Comics #60] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Professor Spindrift
Reprints

The Man Who Built Himself a Body (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Andre LeBlanc
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; VILLAINS: Professor Spindrift (first appearance); Mr Garoogy (first appearance)
Synopsis
Professor Spindrift builds himself an unstoppable robot body.
Reprints

[Cover - Police Comics #61] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints

A Bundle of Trouble (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Andre LeBlanc
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; VILLAINS: Gasper Geetus (first appearance); Big-Nose Grogan (first appearance); Harry Hood (first appearance); Fizz-Fizz (first appearance); Loogy (first appearance); Goo-Goo Gates (first appearance); Lawbook Lawson (first appearance)
Synopsis
Lawbook Lawson offers $100,000 for the best workable idea for destroying Plastic Man.
Reprints

[Cover - Plastic Man #6] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints

[The Moon Wizard] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; The Moon Wizard [Professor Breen] (first appearance); VILLAINS: Scientific Sherman (first appearance); Mabel the Moocher (first appearance)
Synopsis
Scientific Sherman tries to find ways to destroy Plastic Man.
Reprints

[The Crimes of Mother Goose] (Table of Contents: 17)

Plastic Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian; also as Old King Cole]; Woozy Winks [also as Humpty Dumpty]; Mr. Frosby (first appearance); VILLAIN: Mother Goose ["First Reader" McGool; also as Little Jack Horner; also as Little Miss Muffet] (first appearance)
Synopsis
Plas and Woozy stop a man dressing up as nursery rhyme characters to commit his crimes.
Reprints

[The Zwili Cat] (Table of Contents: 18)

Woozy Winks / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Woozy Winks; VILLAINS: Farthingale (first appearance); Dimbo the Pig Sticker (first appearance; dies)
Synopsis
The Zwili Cat, allegedly worth millions, is discovered to only hold marbles.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story parodies THE MALTESE FALCON

Starett Goes Straight (Table of Contents: 19)

Plastic Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Warden Peters; Mr. Starrett (first appearance); VILLAINS: Snout Morfy (first appearance); Gassy (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The archive erroneously shows the title as "Scarlett Goes Straight" in the table of contents.

The Grasshopper (Table of Contents: 20)

Plastic Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Professor Chase (first appearance); VILLAIN: The Grasshopper [Baron De Clout] (first appearance)
Synopsis
A criminal gets the powers to leap like a grasshopper.
Reprints

[Cover - Police Comics #62] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints

The Cupid's Bow Murder (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Miss Leda Van Doom (first appearance); Hamlet Upgrade (first appearance; dies); Mr Humdrum (first appearance); Chief Branner; Mr. Wimple (first appearance); Mr. Fowlplay (first appearance); VILLAINS: Mobsy Marrowby (first appearance); The Butler
Synopsis
A man is murdered, and the butler did it.
Reprints

[Cover - Police Comics #63] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner
Reprints

The Crab (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Mr. Darple (first appearance); VILLAIN: the Crab [Bunk Norton] (first appearance; dies); Lefty (dies); Rick
Synopsis
Plastic Man versus the Crab.
Reprints

[Cover - Police Comics #64] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints

Bull's-Eye on Crime (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; VILLAINS: Taffy Welch (first appearance); Nobby Norton (first appearance); Cherry (first appearance); Gumdrop (first appearance); J.J. Rufanuf (first appearance); Felix
Synopsis
Some criminals use a candy factory as a blind for their crime setup.
Reprints

[Cover - Police Comics #65] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Reprints

The Apartment of Dr. Phobia (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Jack Cole
Editing
George Brenner (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Daisy (first appearance); George (first appearance); Chief Branner; VILLAINS: Dr. Phobia (first appearance); Sloshoff (first appearance); Broxommen (first appearance)
Synopsis
Plas must stop some criminals from finding the missing plans for the formula for supersonic rocket fuel.
Reprints

Biographies (Table of Contents: 29)

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: 30) (Expand) /

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

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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 #5]
    Plastic Man
  5. 4. They Called Him Weapons
    Plastic Man
  6. 5. [The Mysterious Being Called Hate]
    Plastic Man
  7. 6. [Robin Hood Returns]
    Woozy Winks
  8. 7. Snig River
    Plastic Man
  9. 8. [The Evil Money of Moneybags]
    Plastic Man
  10. 9. [Cover - Police Comics #59]
    Plastic Man
  11. 10. [The Menace of Mr. Happiness]
    Plastic Man
  12. 11. [Cover - Police Comics #60]
    Plastic Man
  13. 12. The Man Who Built Himself a Body
    Plastic Man
  14. 13. [Cover - Police Comics #61]
    Plastic Man
  15. 14. A Bundle of Trouble
    Plastic Man
  16. 15. [Cover - Plastic Man #6]
    Plastic Man
  17. 16. [The Moon Wizard]
    Plastic Man
  18. 17. [The Crimes of Mother Goose]
    Plastic Man
  19. 18. [The Zwili Cat]
    Woozy Winks
  20. 19. Starett Goes Straight
    Plastic Man
  21. 20. The Grasshopper
    Plastic Man
  22. 21. [Cover - Police Comics #62]
    Plastic Man
  23. 22. The Cupid's Bow Murder
    Plastic Man
  24. 23. [Cover - Police Comics #63]
    Plastic Man
  25. 24. The Crab
    Plastic Man
  26. 25. [Cover - Police Comics #64]
    Plastic Man
  27. 26. Bull's-Eye on Crime
    Plastic Man
  28. 27. [Cover - Police Comics #65]
    Plastic Man
  29. 28. The Apartment of Dr. Phobia
    Plastic Man
  30. 29. Biographies
  31. 30. [Backcover]
    Plastic Man
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