Swamp Thing Giant #1 [Direct Market Edition]
(2019)

DC, 2019 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
100
On-sale Date
2019-10-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941365947 00111
Editing
Liz Erickson (assistant editor); Marie Javins (editor); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Alex Galer (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interiors
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Swamp Thing Giant (DC, 2019 series) #1 [Mass Market Edition].


Nothing Stays Buried in the Swamp! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Doug Mahnke; various (insets)
Inks
Doug Mahnke; various (insets)
Colors
Hi-Fi; various (insets)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing; Phantom Stranger (inset); John Constantine (inset); Zatanna (inset); Chas [Charles Chandler] (inset); Zombie [Lazlo Wormwood] (inset)

Swamp Thing (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover contains the table of contents.

The Beet Goes On (Table of Contents: 2)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Russell (credited)
Pencils
Marco Santucci (credited)
Inks
Marco Santucci (credited)
Colors
John Kalisz (credited)
Letters
Jimmy Betancourt [as Comicraft's Jimmy B.] (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are we looking for, exactly?
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing; Fatima; Mr. Sunderland; Sally
Synopsis
Swamp Thing goes after Sunderland Foods when they develop a seed that poisons plant life. In response, Sunderland develops a plan to capture Swamp Thing to study to profit from his bio-structure.

Indexer Notes

All new story.

Harley Quinn Breaking Glass (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Batman Who Laughs (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

...Kind (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Andrew Constant (credited)
Pencils
Tom Mandrake (credited)
Inks
Tom Mandrake (credited)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited)
Letters
Jimmy Betancourt [as Comicraft's Jimmy B.] (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing...stays buried...
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing; unnamed elderly woman; unnamed stepson
Synopsis
Swamp Thing seeks justice for a elderly woman who was murdered by her stepson.

Indexer Notes

All new story.

Swamp Thing (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once he was Alec Holland, loving husband and brilliant scientist.

The Dead Don't Sleep! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)
Editing
Rebecca Taylor (credited) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing...stays buried...
Feature Logo
Swamp Thing
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing; Phantom Stranger (cameo); Frank Wormwood; Grace Wormwood; Lazlo Wormwood; Professor Crisp
Synopsis
Lazlo Wormwood becomes a zombie and tears Swamp Thing in two.
Reprints

John Constantine Hellblazer (Table of Contents: 8)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When all the chips are down and everything's on the line, what would you do to come out on top?

The Poison Truth Part 1 (Table of Contents: 9)

John Constantine, The Hellblazer / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Simon Oliver (credited)
Pencils
Moritat (credited)
Inks
Moritat (credited)
Colors
Moritat (credited); Andre Szymanowicz (credited)
Letters
Sal Cipriano (credited)

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
John Constantine; Chas [Charles Chandler]; Mercury; Nybass; Wonder Woman; Shazam; Swamp Thing
Synopsis
John Constantine has been cursed by a demon from ever returning to London. However, after spending some time living in New York City, that's exactly what he does. Naturally, Hell follows him.
Reprints

Zatanna (Table of Contents: 10)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The enchanting Zatanna Zatara has the hottest stage act in Las Vegas.

Eveileb Ni Cigam! (Table of Contents: 11)

Zatanna / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini (credited)
Pencils
St├ęphane Roux (credited)
Inks
Karl Story (credited)
Colors
John Kalisz (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited)
Editing
Joey Cavalieri (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captured by my worst enemies...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatanna [Zatanna Zatara]; Detective Dale Colton; Mikey Dowling; Jon; Albert De Cecco (dead); Nimue Ravensong; Justice League [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Doctor Fate; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman] (cameo); Fuseli; Brother Night [Eldon Peck] (villain); Romalthi the Shaper (villain); Ember (villain); Teddy (villain)
Synopsis
Zatanna is asked by San Fran Police Detective Dale Colton to help with a mob boss killing. Turns out the killer is an "old friend" of her father's, Brother Night.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from Table of Contents page.

[Batman: Nightwalker] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

DCeased (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

DCeased / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[Comic Shop Locator] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Publisher Credits] (Table of Contents: 16)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside back cover: Publisher credits listing which also includes the indicia page.

[Scooby-Doo! 50 Years] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Scooby-Doo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nothing Stays Buried in the Swamp!
  2. 1. Swamp Thing
  3. 2. The Beet Goes On
  4. 3. Harley Quinn Breaking Glass
    Harley Quinn
  5. 4. Batman Who Laughs
    Batman Who Laughs
  6. 5. ...Kind
  7. 6. Swamp Thing
  8. 7. The Dead Don't Sleep!
  9. 8. John Constantine Hellblazer
  10. 9. The Poison Truth Part 1
    John Constantine, The Hellblazer
  11. 10. Zatanna
  12. 11. Eveileb Ni Cigam!
  13. 12. [Batman: Nightwalker]
    Batman; Nightwalker
  14. 13. ["Discover how I went from pond scum to hero!"]
    Swamp Kid
  15. 14. DCeased
    DCeased
  16. 15. [Comic Shop Locator]
  17. 16. [Publisher Credits]
  18. 17. [Scooby-Doo! 50 Years]
    Scooby-Doo
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