(October-November 1972)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1972-08-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Joe Orlando; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #87.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
Bernie Wrightson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (logo design)

Job Number
J-1770
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing; Linda Holland; Ferrett
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit from the letter page of Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #4. Saladino logo per Todd Klein's blog.

Dark Genesis! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Job Number
J-1746
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The darkness cries--a long, mournful wail that writhes through the gnarled cypress branches like a breath of Hades' wind...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland] (intro, origin); 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. When they return to dispose of Alec's wife Linda, the Swamp Thing is there to stop them.
Awards
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit from the letters page of Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #4; letters credit from the letters page of Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #5.

Origin of Swamp Thing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Swamp Things / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
J-1823
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to the world of Swamp Thing, a creature less than a man, but more than a monster.
Characters
Swamp Thing
Synopsis
Includes bios of Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson, with caricatures by Wrightson.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  2. 1. Dark Genesis!
    Swamp Thing
  3. 2. ["Welcome to the world of Swamp Thing, a creature less than a man, but more than a monster."]
    Swamp Things
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  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Del Gruber
  • Matthew Head
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Stangas
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