Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 18 - Plastic Man #1 (1943)

October 12, 2017

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.

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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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Big thanks to @DancingMike for the intro song!

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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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