Swamp Thing Giant #2 [Mass Market Edition]
(2019)

DC, 2019 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
100
On-sale Date
2019-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941366203
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
Ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

This issue contains two new stories and three reprinted stories.


Zombies on the Loose! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones; various (insets)
Inks
Kelley Jones; various (insets)
Colors
Chris Sotomayor; various (insets)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing; Zombie [Lazlo Wormwood]; Zatanna (inset); John Constantine (inset); Mercury (inset); Phantom Stranger (inset); (inset); Black Canary [Dinah Lance] (inset); Vixen [Mari McCabe]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Main cover image is from the cover of Swamp Thing (DC, 2016 series) #2, inset images taken from stories in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside front cover: The title page with Swamp Thing logo and index for the five stories.

Everything Eats, Everything Dies! (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
Dave Sharpe (credited)
Editing
Liz Erickson (credited) (assistant editor); Marie Javins (credited) (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Embrace the darkness. Disappear into the cold.
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing; Guillaume Flaubert [Peepaw]; Henriette; Robert; Mr. Sunderland; Sally Quaid; Ted; Rich
Synopsis
While hiding out from monsters that Sunderland has sent after him, Swamp Thing befriends a grandfather and his adult grandchildren.

Indexer Notes

All new story.

[The Bronze Age of Swamp Thing Volume One] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Saga of the Swamp Thing Volume One] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Winter Quarters (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Phil Hester (credited)
Pencils
Tom Mandrake (credited)
Inks
Tom Mandrake (credited)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited)
Letters
Dave Sharpe (credited)
Editing
Liz Erickson (credited) (assistant editor); Marie Javins (credited) (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the swamp, a dead man is dreaming.
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Eldon Guillory; Gracie; Gracie's father; Linda Holland (image); zombie circus ringmaster; zombie clowns
Synopsis
Swamp Thing searches for a missing boy who has been captured by a zombie circus.

Indexer Notes

All new story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[Previously Swamp Thing] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction text page for the next story in this collection.

A Walk Among the Tombstones (Table of Contents: 8)

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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does one determine time?
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing; The Shade [Richard Swift]; Sheriff Darcy Fox (niece of Lucius Fox, intro); Arlo; Officer Doyle; Lazlo Wormwood; Frank Wormwood; Grace Wormwood; Phantom Stranger; Matt Cable
Synopsis
Swamp Thing seeks advice from The Shade on how to fight zombies before going after Lazlo Wormwood.
Reprints

The Killing Joke (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Previously John Constantine Hellblazer] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Poison Truth - Part 2 (Table of Contents: 11)

Hellblazer / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He was younger. We all were once, but we all change...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
John Constantine; Mercury; Swamp Thing; Chas [Charles Chandler]; Clarice Sackville; Albert Case; Marid
Synopsis
All's quiet on the occult front in London, which troubles John Constantine. So he shows up uninvited at the Tate Club to check in with an old acquaintance: Clarice Sackville. She doesn't have much to say, but John can read between the lines - something's brewing. While Constantine wades through his own kind of swamp, Mercury speaks with Swamp Thing and agrees to help him find his former lover Abby.
Reprints

[Previously Zatanna] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction text page for the next story in this collection.

[One of the 100 Best English-Language Novels.] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Fuseli's Nightmare (Table of Contents: 14)

Zatanna / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini (credited)
Pencils
St├ęphane Roux (credited)
Inks
Karl Story; Stephane Roux (pages 18-22)
Colors
John Kalisz (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By all accounts, both of the original villains who sent by the name Hyena are long dead.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatanna [Zatanna Zatara]; Justice League of America [Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Vixen [Mari McCabe]]; Mikey Dowling; Fuseli; Amanda Fitzhugh; Barry; Zatara [John Zatara] (dream, shade); Sindella (cameo, dream); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (cameo, dream); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo, dream); Detective Dale Colton; Artie; Dr. Light [Arthur Light] (cameo, dream, villain); Willie (villain); Brother Night [Eldon Peck] (villain); Ember (villain)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside back cover: Publisher information page which includes the indicia.

Teen Titans Raven (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Zombies on the Loose!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Everything Eats, Everything Dies!
  4. 3. [The Bronze Age of Swamp Thing Volume One]
  5. 4. [Saga of the Swamp Thing Volume One]
  6. 5. The Winter Quarters
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Kid
  8. 7. [Previously Swamp Thing]
  9. 8. A Walk Among the Tombstones
  10. 9. The Killing Joke
  11. 10. [Previously John Constantine Hellblazer]
  12. 11. The Poison Truth - Part 2
  13. 12. [Previously Zatanna]
  14. 13. [One of the 100 Best English-Language Novels.]
    Watchmen
  15. 14. Fuseli's Nightmare
  16. 15. ["What happens to the world's greatest super heroes when the world ends?"]
  17. 16. ["Doomsday Clock"]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Teen Titans Raven
    Raven
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