(November-December 1973)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1973-08-07
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 #99. December on cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-3246
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
Reprints

Night of the Bat (Table of Contents: 1)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 20.5 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson [as Berni Wrightson]
Inks
Bernie Wrightson [as Berni Wrightson]
Colors
Bernie Wrightson ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like one that on a lonesome road... Doth walk in fear and dread...
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland] (origin recap); Abigail Arcane; Matt Cable; Alfred Pennyworth; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Chief O'Hara (just voice); The Conclave [Driscoll (limousine driver); Nathan Ellery [Mr. E] (Wayne Foundation member); Ferrett (flashback, cameo); Dr. Hammerschmidt]; Linda Holland (flashback cameo); Mutt (dog)
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.
Awards
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Gotham City; Potter Street Warehouse

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from the letters page of Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #16.

Daredevil Stunts - Wild Action! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Turbo Tower of Power / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Swamp Things / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-3226
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Joe, I have read that you plan to implant Batman into the Swamp Thing saga.

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from William G. Lake, Joe Rusnak, and Richard H. Morrissey.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  2. 1. Night of the Bat
    Swamp Thing
  3. 2. Daredevil Stunts - Wild Action!
    Turbo Tower of Power
  4. 3. ["Dear Joe, I have read that you plan to implant Batman into the Swamp Thing saga."]
    Swamp Things
  5. 4. ["Right about this time, DC's getting a surprise package ready for all you fans of the lord of the jungle!"]
    Direct Currents
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  • Patrick Lemaire
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  • Antonio Pontes Junior
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
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