DC Special Series #14 - The Original Swamp Thing Saga
(Summer 1978)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
twelve times a year
On-sale date
1978-05-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893359482
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S. (1-17, 20-22); Digest (18, 19, 23, 24); Tabloid (25-27)
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched (1-17, 20-22, 25-27); Squarebound (18, 19, 23, 24)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #156.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[C-771]
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]; Patchworkman [Gregori Arcane]

Indexer Notes

Wrap around cover.

[Swamp Thing #3] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abigail Arcane; the Patchwork Man; Swamp Thing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover in black and white.

The Patchwork Man (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
Bernie Wrightson; Glynis Wein
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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original colorist credit from the letter page of Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #4.

#35 Rich Buckler (Table of Contents: 3)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Michael Catron
Letters
Typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Profile of artist Rich Buckler.

Indexer Notes

Script: Confirmed by Michael Catron

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

Answer Man / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
Typeset

Monster on the Moors (Table of Contents: 5)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 22.5 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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original colorist credit from the letter page of Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #4.

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

Answer Man / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Swamp Thing #4] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing [Alec Holland]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover in black and white.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  2. 1. [Swamp Thing #3]
    Swamp Thing
  3. 2. The Patchwork Man
    Swamp Thing
  4. 3. #35 Rich Buckler
    DC Profiles
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Answer Man
  6. 5. Monster on the Moors
    Swamp Thing
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Answer Man
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    DC Publishorial
  9. 8. [Swamp Thing #4]
    Swamp Thing
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Weldon Adams
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
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