Swamp Thing 4 (1973)
Monster on the Moors
“How to Hike Across Peat Bogs: Fear No Moor”
Moors, peat bogs and a werewolf is all you’ll ever need.
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Swamp Thing 3 (1973)
The Patchwork Man
It’s still in the works but I created a map tracing the travels of Swamp Thing throughout the chronology. It will be a bit rough seeing that specific locations are not established until the second series. I will post the link to the map in the near future.
I eventually need to make a list of favorite Swampy covers as well. This one definitely makes the list. Continue reading “Swamp Thing 3 (1st Series)”
Swamp Thing 2 (1973)
The Man Who Wanted Forever
Issue two lands Swampy somewhere in the Balkan Mountains of Bulgaria surrounded by Arcane and his Un-men. The creeps had the nerve to string him up and use him as a raft.
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What good would the best swamp hero in the world
be without a handheld game?
The game is marketed for the Swamp Thing animated series. Swampy’s expression on the case accurately captures the level of action and excitement that this game holds.
The game was released in 1991 by Tiger electronics.
Swamp Thing 1 (1972)
Writer Len Wein
Artist Bernie Wrightson
Editor Joe Orlando
This blurb at the end of the book helps to summarize all that is Swampy.
A nice introduction to start the series.
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Superboy 189 (1972)
“The Curse of the Hangman’s Noose!; The Runaway Superbaby!”
Released three months before Swamp Thing #1 in 1972, this issue also displays the Swamp Thing (Series 1) teaser.
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Detective Comics 426 (1972)
This comic was released three months before Swamp Thing #1 in 1972.
I was surprised at how daring the subject matter was but the ad below was what drew me to the book.
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