The classic Swamp Thing stories from criticall acclaimed author Alan Moore (Watchmen) are now collected for the first time ever in a slipcased hardcover edition with brand new coloring in Absolute Swamp Thing By Alan Moore Vol. 1.
Before the ground-breaking graphic novel 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.
Includes 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.
Author Alan Moore and illustrators Stephen Bissette, John Totleben, Rick Veitch, Shawn McManus, Ron Randall and Dan Day joint togehter to rise from the swamps in slipcased hardcover edition, Absolute Swamp Thing By Alan Moore Vol. 1. Collects Saga Of The Swamp Thing #20-34 and Swamp Thing Annual #2 with brand new coloring.
“"Moore's now-legendary run on Swamp Thing breathed life into characters old and new." --Wired "Alan Moore's Swamp Thing is one of the best creative runs in the history of comics, surpassing all expectations and earning its place above and beyond these other classics." --IGN”