It’s TOR!

February 16, 2015 § Leave a comment

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John, at Rainbow Comics, surprised me with a little paperback book this weekend. The Tor reprint features issues 1-3 of the first series.
4″x6″
160 pages
B/W
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La Creature Du Marais No.1

February 15, 2015 § Leave a comment

La Creature du Marais No 1 (1983)
Le Monstre et Lenfant

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Book 1 from the 1983 French reprints, collecting the early issues of series two. Arédit published numerous Swamp Thing reprints in the 80s. I’ve been working on completing my collection of French TPBs but I stumble upon new ones all the time. I posted La Creature du Marais No 2 not too long ago, it continues where this book leaves off. « Read the rest of this entry »

La Creature du Marais – poster

February 15, 2015 § Leave a comment

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This mammoth French movie poster measures 47″x63″. I’ve included a photo (below) of the poster with a US quarter on it to give you a sense of scale. « Read the rest of this entry »

Arken Sword 17-18 (1986)

February 10, 2015 § Leave a comment

Arken Sword 17-18 (1986)
I’ve been trying to post my books in chronological order but this one was too good to wait.
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Arken Sword, a wonderful UK fanzine full of great articles and illustrations. I’m always on the look out for issues of the book.
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La Creature Du Marais No.2

February 10, 2015 § Leave a comment

La Creature Du Marais No.2 (1983)
La Saga du Damne

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Another wonderful French re-print. This collection includes Swamp Thing Annual 1, The Phantom Stranger “Soul on Fire” (from The Saga of the Swamp Thing 2), and The Saga of the Swamp Thing 4 « Read the rest of this entry »

Wrightson Catalog NYCA Gallery

February 7, 2015 § Leave a comment

The Berni Wrightson Catalog NYCA Gallery – Oct. 1977
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The book serves as a chronicle of the Berni Wrightson exhibit. Over 200 original Wrightson pieces were featured and for sale.
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The guy on the cover looks like he may have inspired the character, Fineas Sproule « Read the rest of this entry »

The Saga of the Swamp Thing 4 (series 2)

February 4, 2015 § Leave a comment

The Saga of the Swamp Thing 4 (1982)
In the White Room

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Last issue, Swamp Thing left behind a flooded town of vampires. Issue four continues the madness as Swamp Thing helps catch a killer.

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The whole scene is grim; even the emaciated dog at the top. « Read the rest of this entry »

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