Plastic Man is infected by Eclipso ( Jean Loring ) during Countdown to Mystery , who corrupts him and reverts his personality to before he reformed his ways.  He becomes a criminal again, with Woozy Winks as his accomplice.  Batman and Offspring work together to take him down, but the Spectre intervenes and finishes the battle. Eclipso rescues him for her own motives.  He is gathered with her other converts Dove and the Creeper around the corpse of Alex Montez for a ceremony.  They break into an NSA facility together to steal government property.  Huntress attempts to stop them, but they succeed in stealing the Heart of Darkness .  They are freed from his grasp, but not before Eclipso can reach his true power.  However, while he's defeated by the Spectre they work to eradicate his remaining agents on Earth.