A preview into what’s new (in 1984)!
The two books feature Swamp Thing.
DC Sampler #2 (1984)
Oh look, the Saga of the Swamp Thing #27, with a different color palette.
Inside: This is the Place By Alan Moore with Bissette and Totleben on visuals.
DC Sampler #3 (1984)
The cover features a very purple Saga of the Swamp Thing #29.
Oh look, John Constantine. Although his first appearance is credited as Swamp Thing 37, the Swampy creative team had planned and worked on pages more than a year in advance.
Chester Williams: “Hey Swamp Thing …still awake?”
CW:”Whatcha thinkin about?”
ST:”Oh, nothing …Etrigan, Arcane, Abby, Un-Men, sunrise stretching …and if they’re really going to phone-in issue 29 by coloring it all purple”