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Jack Cole and Plastic Man

Jack Cole and Plastic Man

Forms Stretched to Their Limits

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL8459349M
ISBN 101417660902
ISBN 109781417660902


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The life of Jack Cole, creator of the tongue-in-cheek comic-book crime fighter Plastic Man, is as entertaining as his comic-book stories. A resourceful smalltown boy wonder (inhe cycled 7,00o miles across the U.S. and wrote about it for Boys Life), Cole became a professional cartoonist inin the early days of the comic book industry, after taking a mail-order illustration course.4/5(19).

This is not an anthology of "Plastic Man"- that can be found elsewhere, fortunately- nor is it an in-depth biography of Jack Cole. It's more like a large catalogue for an exhibition 4/5(20).

Eye-popping collection/biography on Plastic Man and his creator, Jack Cole. The book celebrates his work while investigating the reasons for his suicide by reprinting several disturbing images and stories that this seemingly happy-go-lucky cartoonist created. The book is printed on slick paper while the comics are printed on crude pulp stock/5.

Jack Cole has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings. Jack Cole’s most popular Jack Cole and Plastic Man book is Jack Cole and Plastic Man: Forms Stretched to Their Limits.

Jack Cole was one of the true geniuses of the comic book art form. Here we have some great examples of his masterwork, Plastic Man. Plastic Man and his sidekick Woozy Winks are two of the greatest characters of the Golden Age of comics/5(7).

Plastic Man was a hit in the late '30s for artist Jack Cole, who worked with Will Eisner (of "The Spirit" fame - in face, Eisner writes the introduction to this volume). Plastic Man is "Eels" O'Brian, a notorious gangster who has acid spilled on him in a heist gone wrong.

He is saved by a kind monk, who inspires him to fight criminals/5(14). Plastic Man creator Jack Cole was a comics genius. If you like superhero comics with a dollop of humor, this book is for you.5/5(4).

That’s not the case for Jack Cole’s original Plastic Man strips. These stories helped invent the tools and style that would push comics forward throughout the s, and are still a lot of fun Author: Chase Magnett.

In his book, Focus on Jack Cole, Ron Goulart suggested that perhaps the inker on this story was Alex Kotzky. In earlyother artists began to work on the enormously popular PLASTIC MAN Series.

It has been written that when he was told that it would be necessary to bring other artists into his creation, Jack Cole wept.

Plastic Man (real name Patrick "Eel" O'Brian) is a fictional comic book superhero originally published by Quality Comics and later acquired by DC Comics. Created by cartoonist Jack Cole, Plastic Man was one of the first superheroes to incorporate humor into mainstream action : The life of Jack Cole, creator of the tongue-in-cheek comic-book crime fighter Plastic Man, is as entertaining as his comic-book stories.

A resourceful smalltown boy wonder (inhe cycled 7. Collected here for the first time are the Plastic Man features from the third issue of Plastic Man Comics, and issues of Police Comics, all written and drawn by Jack Cole and Plastic Man book Cole, Plas's creator and one of the most highly regarded talents in the history of comics/5.

Jack Cole is the author of The Plastic Man Archives, Vol. 1 ( avg rating, ratings, 9 reviews, published ), The Plastic Man Archives, Vol. 2 ( Home My Books4/5. Jack Ralph Cole (Decem – Aug ) was an American cartoonist best known for creating the comedic superhero Plastic Man, and his cartoons for Playboy magazine.

He was posthumously inducted into the comic book industry's Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in [2] and the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in Area(s): Cartoonist, Writer, Editor. Jack Ralph Cole (Decem - Aug ) was an American comic book writer and artist, newspaper comic strip creator, and men's magazine cartoonist.

He is best-known for creating Plastic Man, which he wrote and drew for nearly a decade. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plastic Man () #2 by Jack Cole at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: DC Comics. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plastic Man () #3 by Jack Cole, Bernard Dibble | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Brand: DC Comics. Reading "Jack Cole and Plastic Man" was both an entertaining and disappointing experience.

The book, written and designed by Art Spiegelman and Chip Kidd respectively, was meant as a biography of Jack Cole. I think it would be best to begin by saying that before reading this biography I had never read Plastic Man, or any of Jack Cole's other works.4/5.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plastic Man () #6 by Jack Cole at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. dc comics plastic book. dc comics book. plastic book. book by steve skeates. Explore More Items. DC Universe Online Legends Volume 1 (NOOK : DC Comics. Starting in Police Comics # 1 and drawn and written by Jack Cole, Plastic-Man soon became one of Quality Comics most popular character, so it was not long before he was given his own, at first, quarterly book.

With more room Cole was able to express even more freedom and originality. Kidd is a huge fan of comic book media, particularly Batman, and has written and designed book covers for several DC Comics publications, including The Complete History of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman, The Golden Age of DC Comics: Days, and the aforementioned Jack Cole and Plastic : Charles Kidd, (age 54–55).

The life of Jack Cole, creator of the tongue-in-cheek comic-book crime fighter Plastic Man, is as entertaining as his comic-book stories. A resourceful smalltown boy wonder (inhe cycled 7,00o miles across the U.S.

and wrote about it for Boys Life), Cole became a professional cartoonist inin the early days of the comic book /5(5). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plastic Man () #1 by Jack Cole at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plastic Man () #4 by Jack Cole, Bart Tumey, John Spranger | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and illustrator Art Spiegelman joins forces with designer Chip Kidd to pay homage to the comic book hero Plastic Man and his creator, Jack Cole. Plastic Man is more than just a putty face--with his bad-boy past, he literally embodies the comic book form: the exuberant energy, flexibility, boyishness, and subtle hints of sexuality.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plastic Man () #8 by Jack Cole, John Spranger | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: DC Comics. Jack Cole (Decem - Aug) was a comic book artist and Playboy magazine cartoonist, best-known for creating the popular and highly influential comics superhero Plastic Man.

Born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, Cole was the third of six children of a dry goods store owner and amateur-entertainer father and a former elementary. Plastic Man remains one of the comics' greatest comical heroes, between Jack Cole's whimsical humor and visual style (though by this point he was getting assistance from various ghosts as well).

This collection isn't Cole's best work, but it's still pretty darn funny, such as a forger who sells phony forgeries/5. This blog is dedicated to the study of the work of comic book legend Jack Cole.

Jack Ralph Cole (Decem - Aug ) was an American comic book writer and artist, newspaper comic strip creator, and men's magazine cartoonist. He is best-known for creating Plastic Man, which he wrote and drew for nearly a decade.

Every review of a Plastic Man Archive emphasizes creator Jack Cole's imaginative and innovative cartooning. That's because he WAS an imaginative and innovative cartoonist. Plastic Man combined humor, action and page design in ways never really seen before or since/5.

Looking for books by Jack Cole. See all books authored by Jack Cole, including Jack Cole and Plastic Man: Forms Stretched to Their Limits, and Supermen!: The First Wave Of Comic Book Heroesand more on The Plastic Man Archives, Vol.

1, The Plastic Man Archives, Vol. 2, The Plastic Man Archives, Vol. 3, The Plastic Man Archives, Vol. 4, The Plastic Man. There was a great deal of fun conversation that day, and Jack Cole came up as one of several topics. Mike said that back ina friend, and collector mailed him Jack Cole’s suicide note that he wrote his old boss, Hugh Hefner.

His collector friend was closer to Hefner’s side of the situation. Jack Cole was a master craftsman. He was a triple threat of writer, artist, and letterer whose work was as good as any of his Golden Age contemporaries like Will Eisner and Jack Kirby.

Plastic Man #1, Author: Piperson. Created by writer-artist Jack Cole, he first appeared in Police Comics #1 (August ). One of Quality Comics' signature characters during the Golden Age of Comic Books, Plastic Man. This was an amazing book, the life of jack cole is really interesting and brings many new elements to plasticman, and jacks playboy cartoons are amazing.

That being said, I can't believe no one mentioned jack Coles run, best plastic man outside of kyle bakers. The Impact of Plastic Man on Cole’s Career Jack Cole will always be best known for Plastic Man, and that is where roughly two-thirds of his career output in comics lies.

Out of a total of approximately 3, published pages of comics, 2, pages are Plastic Man stories. in Jack Cole and Plastic Man Forms Stretched to Their Limits (Chronicle Books, series) (August ) in Plastic Man Archives (DC, series) #3 ([November] ) View: Large.

Comics scholar and designer Paul Tumey analyzes the stunning splash page to Jack Cole's Plastic Man story, "The Witch of Wailing Woods." Read the complete story and further analysis at http.

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