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Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 18 - Plastic Man #1 (1943)
He's a real good guy in a bright red suit and he always wears goggles and a belt that's a beaut! Plastic Maaaaaaa*hic*nnn
Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) stretch themselves to their limit this time around discussing a Golden Age tale of Plas and the gang. They also dig deep into the life and times of Jack Cole, his work for Playboy Magazine and friendship with the recently-departed Hugh Hefner as well as his unfortunate and mysterious end.
Twitter Poll Results:
35% - Kryptonite Nevermore!
38% - Plastic Man #1 (1943)
27% - Swamp Thing #60 (1987)
With 34 Votes! Big thanks to everyone who voted/shared!
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Originally aired as a segment during Weird Science DC Comics Podcast #95 (October 30, 2016)
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TAGS: Plastic Man, DC Comics, Quality Comics, 1940's, 1943, Golden Age Comics, Jack Cole, Playboy Magazine, Hugh Hefner, art spiegelman, The New Yorker
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