One Of The Major Batman: Dark Days: The Forge #1 Unearthings – SPOILERS

We did give a few spoilery nods towards Dark Days: The Forge #1 out this week from Scott Snyder, Jim Lee, James Tynion, Andy Kubert, John Romita Jr and more. But we stopped short of the big reveals of what the World's Greatest Geologist is uncovering in the DC Universe.

But we're going to do one of them now.

big-spoilerThis is so much of a spoiler that it is not being published on the front page of Bleeding Cool. It is not being tweeted out or posted to Facebook. In fact, the only possible way you could have found it is by searching for it – or from a link by someone who searched for it.

Because, here's one of the many items that Batman does dig up in The Forge…



That's Plastic Man. Not Metal Men.

In The New 52, Plastic Man ws considered as one of the candidates for the United Nations-sponsored Justice League International. He was denied a spot on the team for being too unpredictable. This cameo appearance was later retconned by "Eel" O'Brian's proper New 52 introduction in Justice League #25. There was talk of him appearing in a project with Gail Simone and Ethan Van Sciver.

But this looks like an attempt to excavate the original…

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