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Saga of the Swamp Thing
By John Totleben (illustrator), John Totleben and Alan Moore
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date September 22, 2000
Pages 176
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781840232028
ISBN-10 1840232021
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $21.40
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Summary
In this, the first of two volumes collecting together the 'Swamp Thing' stories, discover how it all began!
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Before WATCHMEN, Alan Moore made his debut in the U.S. comic book industry with the revitalization of the horror comic book THE SWAMP THING. His deconstruction of the classic monster stretched the creative boundaries of the medium and became one of the most spectacular series in comic book history.

With modern-day issues explored against a backdrop of horror, SWAMP THING's stories became commentaries on environmental, political and social issues, unflinching in their relevance. SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING Book One collects issues #20-27 of this seminal series including the never-before-reprinted SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #20, where Moore takes over as writer and concludes the previous storyline.

Book One begins with the story "The Anatomy Lesson," a haunting origin story that reshapes SWAMP THING mythology with terrifying revelations that begin a journey of discovery and adventure that will take him across the stars and beyond.



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780857685209 Book cover for 9781848567887
 
With Alan Moore | New edition from Gardners Books (September 23, 2011)
9780857685209 | details & prices | 168 pages | 6.75 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.92 lbs | List price $31.25
This edition also contains Saga of the Swamp Thing
With Alan Moore | New edition from Gardners Books (July 23, 2010)
9781848567887 | details & prices | 192 pages | List price $32.05
About: Continuing the hardcover collections of Alan Moore's award-winning run on "Swamp Thing", this third volume includes underwater vampires, a werewolf with an unusual curse and the hideous madman Nukeface, and the debut of John Constantine, who launches Swamp Thing on a voyage of self-discovery from the darkest corners of America to the roots of his own long-hidden heritage.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780446386906 Book cover for 9781840232028
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Alan Moore | from Gardners Books (September 22, 2000)
9781840232028 | details & prices | 176 pages | List price $21.40
About: In this, the first of two volumes collecting together the 'Swamp Thing' stories, discover how it all began!
from Vertigo (May 1, 2000)
9780930289225 | details & prices | 170 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $19.99
from Grand Central Pub (September 1, 1987)
9780446386906 | details & prices | List price $10.95
About: The story of an elemental being possessing the ancient wisdom of the plant kingdom and the form, thought, and movement of a man

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