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Uploader: Yoc
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Plastic Man #001 [Aug'41]-60pg-c2c -Flatterman scans!
Now from a paper source!

16-June-2011 12:56 pm
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Username: cimmerian
Comment: Jack Cole art,wow!,fine arts and concepts!,thanks!!!
18-August-2014 12:28 am
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Username: LegionOutpost2
Comment: This site is simply amazing! I found a potential mistake with this scan. Based on all the other Vital Publications comics, it appears as if the ifc and ibc are swapped. Anyone have the comic to verify against?
26-February-2015 6:54 am
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Username: danger_mouse
Comment: Thank you, Flatterman and Yoc!
25-March-2015 6:31 pm
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Username: historietologo
Comment: Plastic Man is by far one of the coolest and most zany heroes. Thank you so much for uploading! Toing!
 
 

Issue: #[1]
Published: 1943, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, Editing: John Beardsley
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was On-going Series
Notes: The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing. The publication title filed with the U. S. Copyright Office is "Plastic man in the Game of death!" No issue number is included in the filing. The indicia text: "This book has been manufactured under wartime conditions in full compliance with all orders and regulations of the War Production Board, in particular 1. 245 By VITAL PUBLICATIONS, Inc. New York from material prepared and supplied by COMIC MAGAZINES Copyright 1943, Vital Publications, Inc., New York All Rights Reserved The indicia scan confirms that there is no volume, issue number or frequency present. Judging from the cover, copyright registration, and the indicia text, it appears this book was originally intended as a stand-alone publication and not part of a series. The Copyright Office treated it as such; the filing is listed in the Pamphlets volume and not the Periodicals one, which is how the Office treats stand-alones. There doesn't appear to have been a copyright filing for the second issue (from 1944), but the cover and indicia point to that being published as a stand-alone as well. This doesn't seem to have become a proper periodical series until the third issue in 1946.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Game of Death
Featuring: Plastic Man
Credits: Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]

Comic Story (12 pages) The Game of Death
Featuring: Plastic Man
Synopsis: Plas and Woozy break up The Chance Club.
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole | Letters: Jack Cole
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian Also Disguised As Mr. King] Woozy Winks Chief Branner (introduction) Yvette LaRue (introduction, Death) The Chance Club [Mr. Sharp Charlie Tony Mike] (villans, Introduction For All) Mrs. Towne (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (15 pages) Now You See It, Now You Don't
Featuring: Plastic Man
Synopsis: Plas and Woozy must stop the Japanese from stealing a camouflage machine.
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole | Letters: Jack Cole
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian] Woozy Winks Professor Topps (introduction) Chief Branner (cameo) Amisaki (villain, Introduction) The Japanese (villains)

Comic Story (12 pages) Willie McGoon, Dope
Featuring: Plastic Man
Synopsis: Professor Goodman takes advantage of a man's disfigurement.
Credits: Script: Jack Cole (signed) | Pencils: Jack Cole (signed) | Inks: Jack Cole (signed) | Letters: Jack Cole
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian] Woozy Winks Chief Branner The Goon [Willie McGoon] (introduction) Professor Goodman (villain, Introduction, Death)

Text Story (2 pages) Plastic Nemesis
Featuring: Plastic Man
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]

Comic Story (15 pages) Go West, Young Plastic Man, Go West
Featuring: Plastic Man
Synopsis: Woozy gets conned into buying a map to a goldmine, and heads out West to find his fortune.
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole | Letters: Jack Cole
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian] Woozy Winks Mr. McAnders (introduction) Cowboy Joe (villain, Introduction) Dade (villain, Introduction)

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