COLE, JACK
 Name and vital stats
  COLE, JACK RALPH (birth name), according to his brother [1914-58] (artist; writer; editor)
 Pen names
  RALPH JOHNS; R. JOHNSON ?
 Education
  Landon Correspondence Art Course
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist: Staff: 1934-36 American Can Factory> 34 35 36
  Writer & Artist: Article with cartoons: 1935 Boy's Life [about his crosscountry bicycle trip]> 35
 Additional biography
  Ace Presents Daredevil 1987
  Comic Book Marketplace #86 Oct., 2001
  Focus on Jack Cole [book] 1986
  Great Comic Book Artists 1986 book
  Jack Cole and Plastic Man: Forms Stretched to Their Limits, 2001 by Art Spiegelman and Chip Kidd
  Masters of Imagination, 1994 book by Mike Benson
  New Yorker, April 19, 1991
  Ron Goulart's Comics History Magazine #4, Sum., 1997
 Honors
  Jack Kirby Hall of Fame Award 1991> 91
 Syndication
  BETSY AND ME [daily] (pen/ink/) 1958 for Field Enterprises> 58
  BETSY AND ME [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1958 for Field Enterprises> 58
  SPIRIT, THE [daily] (ghost wr/ghost pen&ink/) 1942-43 for Register and Tribute Sundicate> 42 43
 Comics in other media
  Gag cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) 1931 for Contest winner: Open Road for Boys> 31
  Gag cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) 1938-39 for Boy's Life> 38 39
  Gag cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) 1955-58 for Playboy> 55 56 57 58
  Gag cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) c1940 for True Detective> 40
  Gag cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) c1945-c49 for Judge> 45 46 47 48 49
 Creator
  PLASTIC MAN; MIDNIGHT
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  CHESLER STUDIO (wr/pen/ink/) 1937-39> 37 38 39
  FUNNIES INC. (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
 A.C.E. COMICS
  ACE COMICS PRESENTS~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1987 reprint> 87
  DAREDEVIL AND THE CLAW (pen/) 1987 in ACE COMICS PRESENTS reprint> 87
  DAREDEVIL VERSUS THE CLAW (wr/pen/ink/) 1987> 87
  DAREDEVIL VS. CLAW (wr/ink/) 1987 Reprint> 87
  DAREDEVIL, CLAW (pen/) 1987 in ACE COMICS PRESENTS reprint> 87
  SILVER STREAK (wr/pen/ink/) 1987 in ACE COMICS PRESENTS reprint> 87
  Support (let/) 1987> 87
 AC COMICS
  DAREDEVIL (pen/) 1996 in GOLDEN AGE GREATS reprint> 96
  MIDNIGHT (wr/pen/ink/) 1998 in GOLDEN-AGE MEN OF MYSTERY reprint> 98
  RED DEVIL~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1992 '40s DAREDEVIL reprint> 92
 KEN PIERCE, INC.
  SPIRIT, THE~ [dailies] (wr/pen/ink/) 1978/80 graphic album reprint> 78 80
 SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
  COMIC-BOOK COMICS~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1981 graphic album reprint> 81
  SMITHONIAN COMIC-BOOK COMICS, THE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1981 book with reprint of classic Plastic Man> 81
 SUPERLITH INC.
  SILVER STREAK (wr/pen/ink/) 1978 in GOLDEN AGE REVIEW graphic album reprint> 78
 Note on comics career
  Payment records show that Cole and someone named MENKEN (signature illegible) were paid for CLAW in SILVER STREAK #1; may be a letterer
 ARCHIE PUBLICATIONS
  COMET, THE (wr/pen/ink/) 1939-40> 39 40
  CRIME ON THE RUN (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  CRIME ON THE RUN (wr/pen/ink/) 1939-40> 39 40
  FOXY GRANDPA [filler] (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  HOLD THAT LINE! (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  IMA SLOOTH (pen/ink/) 1939-40> 39 40
  KING KOLE'S COURT [filler] (pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  KNIGHT OFF [filler] (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  LONESOME LUKE [filler] (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  MANHUNTERS (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  MANHUNTERS (wr/pen/ink/) 1939-40> 39 40
 BONANZA BOOKS
  PLASTIC MAN (pen/ink/) 1971 reprint> 71
 CENTAUR COMICS GROUP
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1938-39> 38 39
  DOWN THE TRAIL (wr/pen/ink/) 1938> 38
  FUNNY PAGES~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1937-40> 37 38 39 40
  FUNNY PICTURE STORIES~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1937-38> 37 38
  GERTIE THE CASHIER (wr/pen/ink/) 1938> 38
  INSURANCE IKE [filler] (wr/pen/ink/) 1938 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 38
  KEEN DETECTIVE FUNNIES~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  KING KOLE'S KOURT (wr/pen/ink/) 1938> 38
  KING KOLE'S KOURT [filler] (pen/ink/) 1938 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 38
  LITTLE DYNAMITE (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  MANTOKA, MAKER OF MAGIC (wr/pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  NUTTY FAGIN (wr/pen/ink/) 1938> 38
  OFFICER CLANCY (wr/pen/ink/) 1938> 38
  OFFICER SKELLY [filler] (wr/pen/ink/) 1938 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 38
  SLIM PICKENS (wr/pen/ink/) 1938> 38
  STAR RANGER FUNNIES~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  STAR RANGER~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1938 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 38
 CHARLTON COMICS
  Various features (wr/pen/ink/) 1954 only about 3 weeks according to Marc Swayze> 54
 CHESLER PUBLICATIONS
  IMA SLOOTH (wr/pen/ink/) 1942 reprint> 42
 DIAL PRESS
  GREAT COMIC BOOK HEROES, THE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1965 book with Plastic Man reprint> 65
 ECLIPSE ENTERPRISES
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1986> 86
  MR. MONSTER HIGH-OCTANE HORROR~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1986 reprint> 86
  MR. MONSTER'S SUPER DUPER SPECIAL~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1986 reprint> 86
  MR. MONSTER'S TRUE CRIME~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1986 reprint> 86
 HARMONY BOOKS
  SECRET ORIGINS OF THE SUPER DC HEROES~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1976 graphic album with reprint of Plastic Man> 76
 HILLMAN PERIODICALS
  DEFENDER, THE (wr/pen/ink/) 1940> 40
 I.W. PUBLICATIONS
  PLASTIC MAN (wr/pen/ink/) 1963-64 reprint> 63 64
  WOOZY (wr/pen/ink/) 1963-64 reprint> 63 64
 LEV GLEASON
  CLAW VS. DAREDEVIL (pen/ink/) 1941 [Imprint: NEW FRIDAY]> 41
  CLAW, THE (pen/ink/) 1939-41 [Imprints: YOUR GUIDE; and NEW FRIDAY]> 39 40 41
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1940-41 [Imprint: NEW FRIDAY]> 40 41
  Crime (wr/pen/ink/) c1949> 49
  DAREDEVIL (wr/pen/ink/) 1941 [Imprint: NEW FRIDAY]> 41
  DAREDEVIL BATTLES HITLER~ (ed/) 1941 [Imprint: YOUR GUIDE]> 41
  DAREDEVIL~ (ed/) 1941 [Imprints: YOUR GUIDE; and NEW FRIDAY]> 41
  DICKIE DEAN (wr/pen/ink/) 1940-41 [Imprint: NEW FRIDAY]> 40 41
  PIRATE PRINCE (wr/pen/ink/) 1941 [Imprint: NEW FRIDAY]> 41
 MAGAZINE VILLAGE
  Support (ed/packag/) 1947-49 freelance> 47 48 49
  TRUE CRIME COMICS~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
 MAJOR MAGAZINES
  PEEWEE THROTTLE (wr/pen/ink/) 1938> 38
 NEW FRIDAY
  SILVER STREAK (wr/pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
 NOVELTY COMICS
  HI GRASS TWINS (wr/pen/ink/) 1940> 40
 PLAYBOY PRESS
  CLASSIC CARTOONS FROM PLAYBOY '53-56~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1971 graphic album reprint> 71
 QUALITY COMICS
  ALL HUMOR~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1946> 46
  ANGLES O'DAY (wr/pen/ink/) 1951-53> 51 52 53
  BARKER, THE (wr/pen/ink/) 1944/49> 44 49
  BIG BROTHER (pen/ink/) 1947> 47
  BLACKHAWK (pen/ink/) 1950> 50
  BLIMPY (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  BOB AND SWAB (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
  BURP THE TWERP (wr/pen/ink/) 1944-48> 44 45 46 47 48
  Cover [Plastic Man] (pen/ink/) for PLASTIC MAN #7 (c) 1947 0252ColeJack.jpg> 47
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1942-53> 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53
  CUTHBERT (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
  DAN TOOTIN (pen/ink/) 1941-47> 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
  DEATH PATROL (wr/pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  FUZZY (wr/pen/ink/) 1946-48> 46 47 48
  IKE AND DOOITT (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  INKIE (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  KEN SHANNON (wr/pen/ink/) 1951-53> 51 52 53
  MIDNIGHT (wr/pen/ink/) 1941-42/45-49> 41 42 45 46 47 48 49
  PLASTIC MAN (wr/pen/ink/) 1941-50/54> 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 54
  POISON IVY (pen/ink/) 1945-46> 45 46
  QUICKSILVER (wr/pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  SLAP HAPPY PAPPY (wr/pen/ink/) 1943-49> 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  T-MAN (wr/pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  WEB OF EVIL~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1952-54> 52 53 54
  WINDY BREEZE (pen/ink/) 1941--c46> 41 42 43 44 45 46
  WOOZY (pen/ink/) 1954-56> 54 55 56
  WUN CLOO (pen/ink/) 1941-42/45-47> 41 42 45 46 47
 YOUR GUIDE PUBLICATIONS
  SILVER STREAK~ (ed/) 1939-40> 39 40