Plastic Man to be film hero

Did the Falls Village train station inspire cartoonist Jack Cole? Police Comics featured his elastic creation Plastic Man, a hero who in this 1943 issue is twisted into a “?.” Quality Comics, October 1943

Plastic Man, the stretchiest comic book superhero you can imagine, has been given the Warner Brothers nod for his own major live-action motion picture. Plas lived for a short time in Falls Village. Or rather, his creator, graphic artist Jack Cole, lived here. 

Plastic Man is still seen in DC comic books today.

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