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Issue Details

Issue #62
Published January 1947
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 60
Editing George Brenner

Cover Details

Characters Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks
Genre Superhero
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole
Reprinted in PLASTIC MAN ARCHIVES (DC, 1998 series) #6 (September 2004)

15 page Plastic Man story "The Cupid's Bow Murder"

Characters Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Miss Leda Van Doom (first appearance); Hamlet Upgrade (first appearance; dies); Mr Humdrum (first appearance); Chief Branner; Mr. Wimple (first appearance); Mr. Fowlplay (first appearance); VILLAINS: Mobsy Marrowby (first appearance); The Butler
Synopsis A man is murdered, and the butler did it.
Genre Superhero
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole
Letters Jack Cole
Reprinted in PLASTIC MAN ARCHIVES (DC, 1998 series) #6 (September 2004)

2 page Specks story "Wow! Wot hit you--an atomic bomb?"

Genre Humor
Script Michael Senich
Pencils Michael Senich
Inks Michael Senich

10 page Manhunter story "The Sneer"

Characters Manhunter [Dan Richards]; the Sneer (villain; introduction)
Genre superhero

7 page Candy story "Jeepers, Ted, you've defeated Starill Duste!"

Characters Candy O'Connor
Genre Teen; Humor
Pencils Harry Sahle
Inks Harry Sahle

6 page Honeybun story "But, Miggs--the doctor said I should take your temperature at once!"

Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson

2 page Dick Mace text story "Legal Pirates"

Letters typeset

6 page Flatfoot Burns story "(Gulp!) Take it easy, Rube!"

Characters Flatfoot Burns
Genre humor; detective
Pencils Al Stahl?
Inks Al Stahl?

7 page Spirit story "The Case of the Will O'Wisp Murders"

Characters Spirit [Denny Colt]
Genre Superhero
Script Manly Wade Wellman?
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine; Quality staff
Letters Martin DeMuth
Reprinted from Spirit, The (Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1940 series) #11/5/1944

1 page Dewey Drip story "And the winner of Annual Skonk Holler Whisker Contest is..."

Genre gag
Script Joe Devlin
Pencils Joe Devlin
Inks Joe Devlin