The Saga of Swamp Thing Annual 1

The Saga of Swamp Thing Annual 1 (1982)
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He’s back… almost. The book is an adaptation of the film and stands alone from series one and two.
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Alice Cable arrives on the scene via helicopter and then boards a small speed boat to her destination, 50 feet away.
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The boat is a satellite/security risk; the helicopter is not.
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“The whole operation will blow up!” … he said it.
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This panel reminds me of a storyboard from Indiana Jones.
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Linda and her brother Alec meet Alice Cable.
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Black magic or a simple face mask?
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The origin story is a little off but the artwork is terrific
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Cable pulls the old ‘files in a tree’ trick.
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HE’S BACK! A classic rendition of Swampy
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He punches a minimum of 2 boats and crushes a minimum of 2 heads
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…and of course he loses an arm.
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Alice’s hair is blond in the left panel.
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Stuffs it gently into the wound” must mean, touch Alice’s breast.
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Uh oh! Swamp reached his boiling point.
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This panel is one of my favorites.
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And like so many Swampy exits, he trudges off into the swamp… alone.
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“If tears could come–they would”

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