Swamp Thing 4 (1st Series)

January 30, 2014 § Leave a comment

Swamp Thing 4 (1973)
Monster on the Moors
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“How to Hike Across Peat Bogs: Fear No Moor”
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Moors, peat bogs and a werewolf is all you’ll ever need.
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Swamp Thing 3 (1st Series)

January 30, 2014 § Leave a comment

Swamp Thing 3 (1973)
The Patchwork Man
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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. « Read the rest of this entry »

Swamp Thing 2 (1st Series)

January 29, 2014 § Leave a comment

Swamp Thing 2 (1973)
The Man Who Wanted Forever
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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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Handheld Electronic Game Thing

January 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

What good would the best swamp hero in the world
be without a handheld game?
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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.
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The game was released in 1991 by Tiger electronics.

Swamp Thing 1 (1st Series)

January 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

Swamp Thing 1 (1972)
Dark Genesis

Writer Len Wein
Artist Bernie Wrightson
Editor Joe Orlando

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This blurb at the end of the book helps to summarize all that is Swampy.
A nice introduction to start the series.  photo photo1-1.jpg
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Superboy 189

January 26, 2014 § Leave a comment

Superboy 189 (1972)
“The Curse of the Hangman’s Noose!; The Runaway Superbaby!”
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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

January 26, 2014 § 1 Comment

Detective Comics 426 (1972)
“Killer’s Roulette!”
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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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