History ComicBook / PlasticMan

20th Nov '17 10:48:00 AM WolfThunder
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* More recently, Plastic Man has been appearing often in the animated version of ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold The Brave and the Bold]]''. In this version, Plas was a member of Kite-Man's gang, and it was Batman who caused him to fall in the chemicals (by accident) and then took it upon himself to reform the former criminal (who is shown as still having a hard-to-resist compulsion to steal). Woozy is back as his sidekick, and Plas has a new girlfriend, Ramona, a redhead with a "New York" accent and an abusive attitude. Oh, and they have a baby too. He has proven an EnsembleDarkHorse in a series ''full'' of them.

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* More recently, * Plastic Man has been appearing appeared often in the animated version of ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold The Brave and the Bold]]''. In this version, Plas was a member of Kite-Man's gang, and it was Batman who caused him to fall in the chemicals (by accident) and then took it upon himself to reform the former criminal (who is shown as still having a hard-to-resist compulsion to steal). Woozy is back as his sidekick, and Plas has a new girlfriend, Ramona, a redhead with a "New York" accent and an abusive attitude. Oh, and they have a baby too. He has proven an EnsembleDarkHorse in a series ''full'' of them.
15th Aug '17 1:11:17 AM FuzzyBarbarian
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In this new version, Plastic Man was never rehabilitated by monks, and briefly considered suicide in the first issue because he considered himself no longer human, until he decided to become a hero instead. Woozy, meanwhile, was now a former mental patient who was quite content in his comfortable padded cell before he got booted out thanks to "something called 'Reaganomics.'" While it was slightly more mature, it was mature the way ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' was more mature than ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes''.

Later portrayals would restore the old origin and have Plastic Man join the Justice League, where he proved his mettle.

Kyle Baker wrote and illustrated an unashamedly cartoony series from 2004 to 2006, which was much-loved by critics and ignored by everyone else. Bakerís series returned to the origin of the Jack Cole stories and mocked the ultra-seriousness of modern superhero comics.

Bruce Timm has said that he wanted to use Plas in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' Unlimited, but couldn't due to just one of the many copyright issues that surrounded the show. He does get a few mentions in an episode called "The Greatest Story Never Told."

He also starred in a [[http://andyupdates.blogspot.com/2010/02/thanks-john-k.html pilot]] for a series on Creator/CartoonNetwork. Made in 2006, it will finally get off the ground as a series of shorts for the network's WesternAnimation/DCNation block. Much earlier, he had his own cartoon show called ''The Plastic Man Cartoon Comedy Hour'' by Ruby-Spear Production. It ran from 1979-1981 and featured live-action segments between animated shorts. These shorts included Plastic Man cartoons but also ComicStrip/{{Marmaduke}}, ComicStrip/{{Heathcliff}}, and others.

More recently, Plastic Man has been appearing often in the animated version of ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold The Brave and the Bold]]''. In this version, Plas was a member of Kite-Man's gang, and it was Batman who caused him to fall in the chemicals (by accident) and then took it upon himself to reform the former criminal (who is shown as still having a hard-to-resist compulsion to steal). Woozy is back as his sidekick, and Plas has a new girlfriend, Ramona, a redhead with a "New York" accent and an abusive attitude. Oh, and they have a baby too. He has proven an EnsembleDarkHorse in a series ''full'' of them. He had appearances on ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' as well. He shows up late in the first season of ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' to help fight the Injustice League around the world. He is among the heroes that the League considers for membership, and Flash mentions that Plastic Man has an extensive criminal record, but he does eventually join the League.

Evan Dorkin wrote and Stephan Destefano illustrated a Plastic Man feature to run in ComicBook/WednesdayComics in case any of the other strips were unable to keep up with the deadline; while not making it into the serialized issues, the single page produced is included in the collected book.

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In this new version, Plastic Man was never rehabilitated by monks, and briefly considered suicide in the first issue because he considered himself no longer human, until he decided to become a hero instead. Woozy, meanwhile, was now a former mental patient who was quite content in his comfortable padded cell before he got booted out thanks to "something called 'Reaganomics.'" While it was slightly more mature, it was mature the way ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' was more mature than ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes''.

''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes''. Later portrayals would restore the old origin and have Plastic Man join the Justice League, where he proved his mettle.

Kyle Baker wrote and illustrated an unashamedly cartoony series from 2004 to 2006, which was much-loved by critics and ignored by everyone else. Bakerís series returned to the origin of the Jack Cole stories and mocked the ultra-seriousness of modern superhero comics.

Bruce Timm has said that he wanted to use Plas in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' Unlimited, but couldn't due to just one of the many copyright issues that surrounded the show. He does get a few mentions in an episode called "The Greatest Story Never Told."

He also starred in a [[http://andyupdates.blogspot.com/2010/02/thanks-john-k.html pilot]] for a series on Creator/CartoonNetwork. Made in 2006, it will finally get off the ground as a series of shorts for the network's WesternAnimation/DCNation block. Much earlier, he had his own cartoon show called ''The Plastic Man Cartoon Comedy Hour'' by Ruby-Spear Production. It ran from 1979-1981 and featured live-action segments between animated shorts. These shorts included Plastic Man cartoons but also ComicStrip/{{Marmaduke}}, ComicStrip/{{Heathcliff}}, and others.

More recently, Plastic Man has been appearing often in the animated version of ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold The Brave and the Bold]]''. In this version, Plas was a member of Kite-Man's gang, and it was Batman who caused him to fall in the chemicals (by accident) and then took it upon himself to reform the former criminal (who is shown as still having a hard-to-resist compulsion to steal). Woozy is back as his sidekick, and Plas has a new girlfriend, Ramona, a redhead with a "New York" accent and an abusive attitude. Oh, and they have a baby too. He has proven an EnsembleDarkHorse in a series ''full'' of them. He had appearances on ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' as well. He shows up late in the first season of ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' to help fight the Injustice League around the world. He is among the heroes that the League considers for membership, and Flash mentions that Plastic Man has an extensive criminal record, but he does eventually join the League.

Evan Dorkin wrote and Stephan Destefano illustrated a Plastic Man feature to run in ComicBook/WednesdayComics in case any of the other strips were unable to keep up with the deadline; while not making it into the serialized issues, the single page produced is included in the collected book.
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Evan Dorkin wrote and Stephan Destefano illustrated a Plastic Man feature to run in ComicBook/WednesdayComics in case any of the other strips were unable to keep up with the deadline; while not making it into the serialized issues, the single page produced is included in the collected book.


!!Plastic Man in other media:
* Kyle Baker wrote and illustrated an unashamedly cartoony series from 2004 to 2006, which was much-loved by critics and ignored by everyone else. Bakerís series returned to the origin of the Jack Cole stories and mocked the ultra-seriousness of modern superhero comics.
* Bruce Timm has said that he wanted to use Plas in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' Unlimited, but couldn't due to just one of the many copyright issues that surrounded the show. He does get a few mentions in an episode called "The Greatest Story Never Told."
* He also starred in a [[http://andyupdates.blogspot.com/2010/02/thanks-john-k.html pilot]] for a series on Creator/CartoonNetwork. Made in 2006, it will finally get off the ground as a series of shorts for the network's WesternAnimation/DCNation block. Much earlier, he had his own cartoon show called ''The Plastic Man Cartoon Comedy Hour'' by Ruby-Spear Production. It ran from 1979-1981 and featured live-action segments between animated shorts. These shorts included Plastic Man cartoons but also ComicStrip/{{Marmaduke}}, ComicStrip/{{Heathcliff}}, and others.
* More recently, Plastic Man has been appearing often in the animated version of ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold The Brave and the Bold]]''. In this version, Plas was a member of Kite-Man's gang, and it was Batman who caused him to fall in the chemicals (by accident) and then took it upon himself to reform the former criminal (who is shown as still having a hard-to-resist compulsion to steal). Woozy is back as his sidekick, and Plas has a new girlfriend, Ramona, a redhead with a "New York" accent and an abusive attitude. Oh, and they have a baby too. He has proven an EnsembleDarkHorse in a series ''full'' of them.
* He had appearances on ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' as well.
* He shows up late in the first season of ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' to help fight the Injustice League around the world. He is among the heroes that the League considers for membership, and Flash mentions that Plastic Man has an extensive criminal record, but he does eventually join the League.
2nd Aug '17 3:20:33 PM stuthehistoryguy
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* TranquilFury/OOCIsSeriousBusiness: His reaction when he finds out that Batman is the mastermind behind [[Comicbook/RasAlGhul Ra's Al-Ghul's]] plans to take down the Justice League in the "Tower of Babel" arc.

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* TranquilFury/OOCIsSeriousBusiness: TranquilFury / OOCIsSeriousBusiness: His reaction when he finds out that Batman is the mastermind behind [[Comicbook/RasAlGhul Ra's Al-Ghul's]] plans to take down the Justice League in the "Tower of Babel" arc.
2nd Aug '17 3:19:59 PM stuthehistoryguy
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* TranquilFury/OOCIsSeriousBusiness: His reaction when he finds out that Batman is the mastermind behind [[Comicbook/RasAlGhul Ra's Al-Ghul's]] plans to take down the Justice League in the "Tower of Babel" arc.
-->"Get him out of here."
30th Jul '17 12:09:30 PM AnotherGuy
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** In ''ComicBook/Injustice2'', Batman states that Plas is their secret weapon against R'as al Ghul.
30th Jul '17 12:06:51 PM AnotherGuy
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Plas will become a member of a SuperTeam series ''[[http://www.cbr.com/phantom-girl-plastic-man-the-terrifics/ The Terrifics]]'', an AlternateCompanyEquivalent of Marvel's ''ComicBook/FantasticFour''.
15th Jun '17 12:57:38 PM Scorntex
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* SealedBadassInACan: During ''Dark Days: The Forge'', it turns out Batman's been keeping Plastic Man under heavy containment on the moon, until he and Mr. Terrific decide the situation has gotten bad enough they need to let him out.
23rd May '17 2:23:51 AM Psychadelico
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** In the Kyle Baker run, local ActionGirl Morgan wonders if letting Woozy Winks [[SwissCheeseSecurity wander around FBI headquarters completely unattended]] is really a good idea, as a "a spy should appear foolish and unkempt". Of course, this is ''[[IdiotHero Woozy Winks]]'' we're talking about. As it turns out, [[spoiler: the actual spy is a {{Subversion}}, as its the hyper-competent Morgan herself who is manipulating the system to her own ends.]]
27th Apr '17 8:18:08 PM Gregzilla
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** Plastic Man gives the Regime one of their greatest blows when he leaves retirement for just ''one day'', by easily swimming to their super-prison at the bottom of the ocean, and jail-breaking its entire population with Lantern rings and Mirror Master's belt, which he casually swiped from the Justice League.

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** Plastic Man gives [[ComicBook/InjusticeGodsAmongUs the Regime Regime]] one of their greatest blows when he leaves retirement for just ''one day'', by easily swimming to their super-prison at the bottom of the ocean, and jail-breaking its entire population with Lantern rings and Mirror Master's belt, which he casually swiped from the Justice League.
22nd Apr '17 8:17:50 PM Xtifr
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'''Plastic Man''' is a Creator/DCComics superhero created by renowned cartoonist Jack Cole. He is best known as "the [[RubberMan stretching]] member of the [[Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Justice League]]" though none of this is completely accurate.

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'''Plastic Man''' Plastic Man is a Creator/DCComics superhero created by renowned cartoonist Jack Cole. He is best known as "the [[RubberMan stretching]] member of the [[Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Justice League]]" though none of this is completely accurate.
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