Swamp Thing: Love and Death
Written by Alan Moore; Art by Stephen Bissette, John Totleben, and Shawn McManus The Plant Elemental comes to terms with his true origins and travels to the depths of Hell. Features appearances by Cain and Abel, the Spectre, the Demon, Deadman, and the Phantom Stranger. Also includes the classic... show more
Written by Alan Moore; Art by Stephen Bissette, John Totleben, and Shawn McManus The Plant Elemental comes to terms with his true origins and travels to the depths of Hell. Features appearances by Cain and Abel, the Spectre, the Demon, Deadman, and the Phantom Stranger. Also includes the classic first appearance of the Swamp Thing from HOUSE OF SECRETS #92, woven into the present day continuity.
Publish date: December 1st 1990
Publisher: Warner Books (NY)
Edition language: English
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Series: Swamp Thing Vol. II (#2)
I liked the first volume of Moore's Swamp Thing, but wow. This was something else again. The large storyline that takes up most of the volume is fantastic, eerie, and perfectly ties up nearly every loose end that I saw from the previous volume. One issue is a tribute to Pogo, and once I warmed up to...
WOW. How do I give 6-stars? Even with one crappy issue in the midst of this amazing volume of comics, I am absolutely in awe with how beautiful a comic can be artistically and verbally. No wonder Moore's Swamp Thing is comics run of legend.
Swamp Thing goes to Hell and Alan Moore gives us an Inferno for the DC universe. I am not a horror fan so I didn't care for this story on the first read, but in retrospect it is really impressive. The Pogo tribute chapter is an odd little masterpiece.
"Murder? Don't talk to me about murder! I invented murder!" - CainAlan Moore's brilliant reinvention of the Swamp Thing mythos continues, this time where much of the focus is on Swamp Thing's arch-enemy, Dr. Anton Arcane. In the past, Arcane had been little more than a second-rate Lex Luthor clon...