What The?! 6

What The?! 6 (1990)
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There’s a healthy dose of jokes poking fun at Swamp Thing and Man-Thing in this Marvel parody.
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I love the little details throughout the story. Notice the swamp hand emerging from the water to paint the sign. “Berni Wrightson Memorial Play Lot”, that’s rich.

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An Alec Holland-like character, set ablaze, running through the Swamp, becoming… A REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER!

Doug Rice and Hilary Barta do a wonderful job with pencils and inks.
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It’s nice to know that in this screwball world where Swamp Thing is a hippy and Man-Thing is a confused bystander, Yoda is in the thick of it all. (bottom, left panel).

Swamp Thing needs to be a little more considerate when using the facilities.
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I hope, “Hollywood! Hollywood!” Is a reference to the movie 1941. I bet it is

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Communication is problematic at best between the two swamp monsters.

Ehem, it was House of Secrets #92. Cabbage Tales would be a great series involving Cabbage Patch Kids, or it might not
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Between these two, the smell must be awful
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A fun commentary on Alan Moore’s muck-encrusted rambling/overwriting
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Swamp Thing, the pusher man
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