([May] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
 
Price:
39.99 USD; 45.99 CAD
Pages:
328
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-2236-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781491222369
Editing:
Scott Nybakken (Editor, Collected Edition); Joe Orlando (Editor, Original Series); E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor, Original Series); Paul Levitz (Assistant Editor, Original Series)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

"Color reconstruction on selected interior pages by Digikore."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
Allen Passalaqua
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover is a composite of the Swamp Thing image from the cover of Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #9 and page 14 from the story in Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #4.

["I have no answers to give..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nestor Redondo (illustration)
Inks:
Nestor Redondo (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promotional blurb on the flap of the dustjacket covering the inside front cover, illustrated with a detail from the story from Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #13.

DC Comics Classics Library: Roots of the Swamp Thing (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nestor Redondo (illustrations)
Inks:
Nestor Redondo (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Title page illustrated with panels from the story in Swamp Ting (DC, 1972 series) #13.

[Publication Data Page] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nestor Redondo (illustration)
Inks:
Nestor Redondo (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover of Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #13.

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes specific credits for each story and cover.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Nestor Redondo (illustrations)
Inks:
Nestor Redondo (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Illustrated with details from panels from the story in Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #13.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
Jack Adler
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing; Linda Olsen
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Indexer Notes

Todd Klein posted the Jack Adler signed color guide in his blog (http://kleinletters.com/Blog/?p=2035).

Swamp Thing (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alex Olsen]; Linda Olsen; Damian Ridge
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing; Linda Holland; Ferrett
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Dark Genesis (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Linda Holland; Matt Cable; Ferrett; Bruno; Anton Arcane (cameo, unnamed, hand only); The Conclave
Synopsis:
When Ferrett and Bruno blow up Alec Holland's lab they create the Swamp Thing. Whey they return to dispose of Alec's wife Linda, the Swamp Thing is there to stop them.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson; Glynis Wein

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Anton Arcane; Swamp Thing; the Un-Men
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The Man Who Wanted Forever (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson; Glynis Wein
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Anton Arcane; the Conclave; Dr. Linda Holland (flashback); Ferrett; Matt Cable; The Patchwork Man [Gregori Arcane]; Swamp Thing [also as Dr. Alec Holland]; the Un-Men [Cranius; Ophidian]
Synopsis:
The Swamp Thing undergoes a mystical transferral where he regains his humanity while Arcane obtains the Swamp Thing's body. When Alec Holland finds out that his old body will be used for evil ends he interrupts the enchantment and things return as they were, with Arcane falling to his death.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abigail Arcane; The Patchwork Man; Swamp Thing
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The Patchwork Man (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abigail Arcane; Anton Arcane (flashback); the Conclave; Matt Cable; The Patchwork Man [Gregori Arcane]; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
Synopsis:
In the Balkans the Swamp Thing meets the Patchwork Man on a mission to save his daughter Abigail Arcane.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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Monster on the Moors! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 22.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Matt Cable; Abigail Arcane; Angus MacCobb; Jenna MacCobb; Paul Rodman; Ian MacCobb; Linda Holland (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
When their plane crashes in the Scottish Moors, the Swamp Thing battles a werewolf.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Rebecca Ravenwind; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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The Last of the Ravenwind Witches! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 22.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland] (origin recap); Linda Holland (cameo flashback); Rebecca Ravenwood; Timothy Ravenwood; Jocko; Gideon; Smith
Synopsis:
Swamp Thing is rescued from the ocean by Rebecca Ravenwood, who is fleeing her small town after being accused of being a witch.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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A Clockwork Horror (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Matt Cable; Abigail Arcane; Jack; The Conclave; Mayor Hans Klochmann
Synopsis:
Swamp Thing finds himself in a small town where a German clockmaker has made life-like robots to populate his town. Unfortunately, the Conclave shows up to learn the secret of the robots from Klochmann.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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Night of the Bat (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abigail Arcane; Alfred Pennyworth; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. Hammerschmidt; Driscoll (limousine driver); Matt Cable; Nathan Ellery [Mr. E] (Wayne Foundation member); Swamp Thing [Alec Holland] (origin recap); Ferrett (flashback cameo); Linda Holland (flashback cameo)
Synopsis:
The Swamp Thing travels to Gotham to rescue Matt and Abigail and stumbles into the location of the Conclave, the organization that is responsible for the accident that changed him into the Swamp Thing. While in Gotham the Swamp Thing crosses paths with Batman.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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The Lurker in Tunnel 13! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Ezekiel; Hector; Jason; Mayor Mutteridge; Lydia; Jody; M'Nagalah; Abraham (flashback)
Synopsis:
In a small mining town the Swamp Thing discovers a monster lurking in tunnel 13.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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The Stalker from Beyond! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson; Michael Wm. Kaluta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Rufe; Elmo; Abigail Arcane; Matt Cable; Smithers; Captain Brad Samson; Private Optik; O'Reilly; Trumbo; Twitchett
Synopsis:
Swamp Thing returns to the swamp only to find that an alien ship has crashed there and its occupant is attempting to repair his ship. Matt Cable and a squad of men show up looking for the alien.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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The Man Who Would Not Die! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; "Hunk" Dorry; Auntie De Luvian; Samson Parminter; Elsbeth; Black Jubal; Un-Men; Anton Arcane; Cranius
Synopsis:
Anton Arcane and his Un-Men attack the Swamp Thing, but he is saved by the resurrected corpse of Black Jubal.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Inks:
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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The Conqueror Worms! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Nestor Redondo
Inks:
Nestor Redondo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Marcos

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Matt Cable; Abigail Arcane; Luke; Kain; Ruth; Jefferson Bolt (introduction); Professor Zachary Nail; Dr. Thirteen (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
When Matt Cable and Abigail Arcane are captured by mutant worms, they are taken to an underground city ruled by Professor Nail and Swamp Thing must rescue them.
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Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nestor Redondo (signed)
Inks:
Nestor Redondo (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
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The Eternity Man (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Nestor Redondo
Inks:
Nestor Redondo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Marcos

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Matt Cable; Abigail Arcane; Jefferson Bolt; Caesar; Milo Mobius; Gretel
Synopsis:
Swamp Thing travels thru time, and each time he stops he meets a stranger with stars in his eyes.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nestor Redondo (signed)
Inks:
Nestor Redondo (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
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The Leviathan Conspiracy (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Nestor Redondo
Inks:
Nestor Redondo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Marcos

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Swamp Thing; Matt Cable; Jefferson Bolt; Abigail Arcane; Professor Degr├ęz (introduction, dies); John Zero (introduction)
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Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Short biographies of the major creators whose work appears in this volume.

DC Comics Classics Library (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Featuring the volumes Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore and The Batman Annuals.

["Other books in the DC Comics Classics Library"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the flap of the dustjacket covering the inside back cover.

Roots of the Swamp Thing (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nestor Redondo (illustration)
Inks:
Nestor Redondo (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Promotional material on the back cover illustrated with a page from the story from Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #13.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  2. 1. ["I have no answers to give..."]
  3. 2. DC Comics Classics Library: Roots of the Swamp Thing
    Swamp Thing
  4. 3. [Publication Data Page]
    Swamp Thing
  5. 4. Contents
  6. 5. Introduction
    Swamp Thing
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  8. 7. Swamp Thing
    Swamp Thing
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  10. 9. Dark Genesis
    Swamp Thing
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  12. 11. The Man Who Wanted Forever
    Swamp Thing
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  14. 13. The Patchwork Man
    Swamp Thing
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  16. 15. Monster on the Moors!
    Swamp Thing
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  18. 17. The Last of the Ravenwind Witches!
    Swamp Thing
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  20. 19. A Clockwork Horror
    Swamp Thing
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  22. 21. Night of the Bat
    Swamp Thing
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  24. 23. The Lurker in Tunnel 13!
    Swamp Thing
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  26. 25. The Stalker from Beyond!
    Swamp Thing
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  28. 27. The Man Who Would Not Die!
    Swamp Thing
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  30. 29. The Conqueror Worms!
    Swamp Thing
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  32. 31. The Eternity Man
    Swamp Thing
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  34. 33. The Leviathan Conspiracy
    Swamp Thing
  35. 34. Biographies
  36. 35. DC Comics Classics Library
  37. 36. ["Other books in the DC Comics Classics Library"]
  38. 37. Roots of the Swamp Thing
    Swamp Thing
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