Superman 45 & a little bit of Swamp Thing

Superman 45 (2018)
“Boyzarro Re-Death”

Technically, a little bit of Swamp Thing makes its way into this book.
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The Kents are moving out of Hamilton, with Patrick Gleason and Peter J Tomasi making the event special, filling the book with tender moments and life lessons. You’ll probably recall, Gleason and Tomasi crafted the amazing Superman Annual 1 that starred Swamp Thing, released at the tail end of 2016. Well, this issue (Supes 45) ties into the annual, and we find out what became of the gift Swamp Thing gave to Superman.

I should have mentioned that the Swamp Thing appearance in this book is small; about the size of a houseplant.
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As the Kents finish their packing and prepare boxes for the moving company, Lois notices an item has been overlooked.
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Swampy Books – New & Coming Soon

There are some great Swamp Thing related books coming out in the next few months and to help keep track of the new releases I thought I’d share with you my pull list. Below is a reference sheet of the books. I’m going to try to keep the list updated and available on the site. Come to think of it, I may create a separate tab in the menu for the list. Ill keep you posted.

The much anticipated Swamp Thing series 6 by Len Wein and Kelley Jones will be released in January. Leading up to the series 6 launch, there are some other appearances and mentions worth checking out as well. I’ll avoid getting into the details so that I don’t spoil anything.
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In stores now
Secret Six #7 (series 4) 2015
There’s Something at the Door Darling
I’ve been enjoying the new Secret Six series quite a bit. It’s nice to see Swamp Thing in the mix with the Six. I can’t wait to see how long he sticks around.
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Tom Derenick does a great job on Swamp Thing, I really love his design.
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Man-Thing 16 (Series 1)

Man-Thing 16 (1975)
Decay Meets the Mad Viking
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This is only the second Man-Thing book I’ve posted (1st), not because I dislike the character but because I’ve never taken the time to get into him. That and I’m not a big fan of the design and his name. I know, poor reasons to not read a character but I’ve herd worse. Speaking of which…

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Swamp Thing makes his way into a Man-Thing book, yet again. This ST mention is a litte more abrasive. I give the folks working on Man-Thing a heap load of credit for being so open about their criticism.

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The collectibles page has been organized!
The task was on my to-do list for a while and I’m very proud of the results. Eventually, the collectibles will be linked to site posts, similar to the list. Speaking of the list page, I’ve been working on cleaning it up as well. I think organizing the books by type (appearances, parody, references, etc.), rather than everything together in chronological order, will be easier to search and reference. Since Swampy ads and articles are not as popular as appearances, reorganizing by book type should thin out the heard and distill the information.
And now… a Man-Thing book??

Man-Thing #2 (1980)
Himalayan Nightmare!
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I have not lost my marbles. Thanks to J.R.G. and his comic confusion, Swamp Thing made his way onto the Man-Thing letters page.

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