WCW Magazine

WCW Magazine February 1992

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The Out & About section of WCW Magazine features Kevin Nash and Jorge González, preparing for their roles in the Swamp Thing tv series. The two wrestlers appeared in the episode “This Old House of Mayan” which aired on March 6, 1992
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Kubert, Kirby and more Swampy ads

Raaaah!
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Last week I posted this ad featuring Swamp Thing in monster/party mode. The ad ran in numerous DC books in 1975. Here are some other books that the ad appeared in. Action Comics 450, Adventure Comics 440, Amazing World of DC Comics 7, Batman 266, Claw the Unconquered 2, Detective Comics 450, Flash 235, GI Combat 181, Ghosts 41, House of Mystery 234, House of Secrets 134, Justice Inc 2, JLA 121, Star-Spangled War, Stories 190, Superboy 210, Superman 290, Tales of Ghost Castle 2, Tarzan 240, Tor 2, Unexpected 167, Weird Mystery Tales 21, Weird War Tales 40, Weird Western Tales 29, Witching Hour 57 and Kamandi 32.
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Two more books featuring the ad are below, by legends, Kubert and Kirby.

Korak, Son of Tarzan 58 (1975)
Cave of Darkness!;The Deadly Motion Picture Part 2
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Joe Kubert: cover and script
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OMAC 6 (1975)
The Body Bank
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Our Army at War feat. Sgt. Rock… and Swampy

Our Army at War featuring Sgt. Rock 283 (1975)
The Dropouts

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This issue of Our Army features two great Swamp Thing ads. Does this fella look like he’s ready to party or what?
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I have fond memories of reading Sgt Rock as a kid. My father used to have a box of old comics and there were a few Rock issues in it. Similar to John Wayne or Clint Eastwood, I saw Sgt Rock as the ultimate tough guy. As you can imagine, I was quite excited when Sgt Rock made an appearance in Swamp Thing #82 and 86.
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The first ad featuring Swamp Thing is for The Amazing World of DC Comics.
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The artwork used in the ad is from Swamp Thing #13 The Leviathan Conspiracy
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BGCF 358 & Swamp Nipples

The Buyer’s Guide for Comic fandom 358 September 26, 1980
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I love this cover by Mitch O’Connell. Anyone familiar with O’Connell knows that he’s no stranger to drawing Swampy. I’ve seen this illustration reproduced in a few fanzines and publications but this evening I took a closer look and found some very funny muck-encrusted anatomy details

Swamp Thing nipples!?!
Folks talk about the ridiculousness of Bat nipples, still, to this day. Imagine if this scandalous evidence makes it out of the bayou? Whatever shall the neighbors say?
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Ok, back to the adult table. This scene is pretty awesome. Swamp Thing erupts from the thick, murky swamp, surrounded by Arcane and his Un-Men. I love O’Connell’s detail, line work and Arcane’s exaggerated form. The cover being printed in red ink was a pretty cool choice.
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