The Buyer’s Guide for Comic Fandom 199
September, 9 1977
Slowly but surely I’ve been making my way trough the stacks of Buyer’s Guides that I picked up from my local shop. There are a number of great illustrations, comic strips and ads relating to Swamp Thing. The cover was illustrated by John Totleben and depicts Batman in a tree, on the prowl. Totleben would have been about 19 years old at the time he created the illustration. 6 years later Totleben, along with Bissette, began working on Swamp Thing in 1983.
It has been cited that his first published work was in Heavy Metal in January 1979.
The paper features an amazing Swamp Thing vs Man-Thing spread. Unfortunately, I’m not able to find any information about the artist, Randy Lance.