Elf-Thing #1 (1987)
Parody as you like it!
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Elf-Thing certainly does serve a generous helping of parody. The book takes place in a world populated by comic characters with the word Thing in their names; Swamp Thing, Man-Thing, Thing, etc. Oh, and there are elves as well.
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Dr Bruce Thing gets turned into an elf. In this world, apparently elves are repulsive.

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Gator-Aid benefit, that’s rich

Right off the bat, we get the origin story…
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A lab full of Things
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the shadowed figure in the center looks like a Bernie Wrightson era Swamp Thing
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Dr Thing leaves the lab of Things and returns to his home lab in the swamp
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while performing his monologue…
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Thing goons are closing in fast, to steal his bio restorative formula
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A fight is inevidible and Dr Thing does his best to thwart the evil-doers.
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much like Swamp Thing, the Dr plunges into the swamp
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transforming into Swam… an elf.
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seeking help, he turns to his trusted mentor Baron Dr Maximillian Von Thing
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and then his girlfriend’s house, of course
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She is blind and doesn’t mind his new form but the doctor flees, disgraced by his appearance.
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The doctor takes a boat to seek answers but only finds an elf orgy!
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the final page advertises a continuation but I am not aware of a second book.

Back cover
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