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Appearing in Plastic Man: "The Brain of Cyrus Smythe"Edit

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  • Cyrus Smythe
  • Si Ray and his gang
  • Valda

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  • Father Time (Cameo)
  • Tad Wilkins (Death)
  • Mr. Wilkins (Death)
  • Mrs. Wilkins (Death)
  • Shirley

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Synopsis for Plastic Man: "The Brain of Cyrus Smythe"Edit

Cyrus Smythe was a super-powered villain who was killed in 1642 by a monster of his own creation, and left in a vat of chemicals that allowed his body to die but the brain to remain alive. Soldier Tad Wilkins died centuries later near the grave of Smythe, and medics mistakenly implanted Smythe's brain into Wilkins and Smythe assumed the soldier's life in America. Soon he came into conflict with Plastic Man and his body died.....but the living brain was once again buried.

Appearing in The Human Bomb: "The Flute of Destruction"Edit

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  • Hoimen Schtrugmeyer

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Synopsis for The Human Bomb: "The Flute of Destruction"Edit

The Human Bomb faces his first costumed super villain who is a master of physics and who plays a destructive flute.

Appearing in Manhunter: "The Laughing Gas Crimes"Edit

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  • Uriah Heap, corrupt lab assistant
  • Matelli and his thugs

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  • Professor Hooker (Death)

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Synopsis for Manhunter: "The Laughing Gas Crimes"Edit

Prof. Hooker, who was working on a laughing nerve gas, is shot by some hoodlum who then steals the gas to use for own criminal purposes.

  • Manhunter now wears a new costume without a mask, red armlets or chest symbol (which has moved onto his belt).

    Appearing in Spirit: "The Origin of The Spirit"Edit

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  • Dr. Cobra
  • Pokey
  • Gimp

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  • Central City Police Officers
  • Officer Kelly
  • Officer O'Rourke
  • Happy the Coroner

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Synopsis for Spirit: "The Origin of The Spirit"Edit

Reprinted from The Spirit Section, (Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1940).

Appearing in Firebrand: "The White Gardenias"Edit

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  • Senator Beep
  • The White Gardenias

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  • Joan Rogers
  • Senator Barrow

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Synopsis for Firebrand: "The White Gardenias"Edit

Firebrand must battle a local hate group that is attempting to halt the activities of a U.S. Senator that promises to expose the group.

  • The Order of the White Gardenias were a true-life branch of the KKK.

    Appearing in The Mouthpiece: "The Murder of Malcom Munsey"Edit

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Synopsis for The Mouthpiece: "The Murder of Malcom Munsey"Edit

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    Appearing in Phantom Lady: "The Spy Ring Murder"Edit

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  • Lieutenant Bob Forbes, U.S. intelligence (Death)

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  • Nazi spies

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Synopsis for Phantom Lady: "The Spy Ring Murder"Edit

Sandra and Don witness the murder of a U.S. intelligence officer who had been working on the suspected sabotage of an American refueling station. The Phantom Lady discovers some Nazis are responsible and they are operating through the office of a wealthy jeweler.

NotesEdit

  • The Brain of Cyrus Smythe is reprinted in Plastic Man Archives Volume 1.
  • "The White Gardenias" is reprinted in The Quality Companion (TwoMorrows Publishing, 2011).


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