Tag Swamp Thing

Covered 365: Day 92

House of Secrets #92 – DC Comics, July 1971 – Artist: Bernie Wrightson (pencils and inks) I feel like I’m cheating with this one but how do I not pick it? A great comic book cover matching each day of…

Undervalued Spotlight #385

Swamp Thing #1, DC Comics, August-September 1972. Long time Undervalued Spotlight supporter Carey chimes in this week with a fantastic pick. Carey has always had a good eye spotting the obvious that others sometimes miss and this week is no…

BIFF SOCKO: “Say Goodbye to FANGBONER”

It’s time for another update from BIFF SOCKO, TWO-FISTED NEWSHOUND. Biff Socko covers Comic Book News like zits on the A-V Club. Faster than Perry White! Stronger than J. Jonah Jameson! Hotter than Cat Grant. He is…BIFF SOCKO!   DEADLINE:…

Guy Davis’ Swamp Thing

It’s no secret that Guy Davis is one of the best artists working in comics today. He’s well known for his legendary run on BPRD as well as one of the most underrated series of the 90s, Sandman Mystery Theatre.…

The Best Superhero Ever Part 2

Last week, I had a number of special guests write about who they thought was the best superhero ever. From music guru Alan Cross to librarian Genevieve Kwant, the people and responses to the question and interpretations of the question…

Brightest Day Aftermath: The Search for Swamp Thing #2

At the conclusion of Brightest Day, Alec Holland rose from the grave and again became Swamp Thing. After fighting off his dark doppelganger, the Swamp Thing entity lashed out at transnational corporations responsible for the world's environmental concerns. John Constantine is next on its hitlist, but the question is, why? Constantine visits Gotham to meet with Batman and leaves town after gaining his opinion on combating Swamp Thing and the strange infection that's befallen the wily sorcerer.

Review: Brightest Day #24

Writers: Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi Artists: Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Patrick Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark, Norm Rapmund, Vicente Cifuentes, Oclair Albert, Tom Nguyen, Mick Gray, Mark Irwin and David Beaty Colour: Peter Steigerwald Cover: Gary Frank and Rod…

Review: Brightest Day #23

Twelve heroes and villains have their lives returned in the wake of Blackest Night. Each is charged with a task they must complete if earth's ultimate saviour is to arrive in time to save the DCU from the dark avatar that spells their doom. This is Brightest Day.

I Heart Comics: My First Comic

When I was – god.. let’s just say younger ..I happened upon a Swamp Thing cartoon. At the time I thought it was all kinds of awesome. I mean, I had no idea who Swamp Thing was – not really…