The Buyer’s Guide for Comic Fandom 199

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.
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It has been cited that his first published work was in Heavy Metal in January 1979.
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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.
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