It’s Valentine’s Day! A time when there’s something special in the air, when a young man’s fancy turns to … Plastic Man!
DC Comics and Cleo knew this way back in 1980, when the arts-and-crafts company put out the Super Friends Action Valentine Playbook, featuring a handful of DC’s most popular characters declaring their no-doubt platonic love. And who managed to wiggle his way in there? Well, it wasn’t that chump, Dibney.
That’s right — Plastic Man thinks you’re a knockout! Here’s a non-sideways look at the valentine.
This activity book would have come out a few months into the first season of the Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show, so it makes sense that Plas would have been popping up in licensed products here and there. And of course, he lends himself to some interesting art projects.
OK, taking another look at that valentine, I know what you’re thinking — BEST VALENTINE EVER! Happy Valentine’s Day, Plasti-fans!
Thanks to Rob Kelly of The Aquaman Shrine for passing these on!
Bonus: Plas and Morgan reconcile in Plastic Man #6 (vol. 4), written and drawn by Kyle Baker.
D’awww … that Eely-poo is such a softie.