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  • Published: 15 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9781401250522
  • Imprint: DC Comics
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $24.99

Swamp Thing Vol. 5

The Killing Field (The New 52)



The battle for the soul of The Green reaches its epic conclusion.  Alec Holland knew little of the politics involved in becoming the The Green's Avatar, but since his role has been challenged, he must take a crash course in the politics and power of The Green.  The mantle of Avatar evolves over time, and when the Parliment decides an Avatar's time is at an end, a new one must be raised.  If Alec fails the Seeder's challenge, the fate of mankind will be sealed and reclaimed by The Green under the control of The Seeder.This epic new chapter of SWAMP THING unfolds here! Collects issues #24-27 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #2.

  • Published: 15 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9781401250522
  • Imprint: DC Comics
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $24.99

About the author

Charles Soule

Charles Soule is a Brooklyn, New York-based novelist, comic book writer, musician, and attorney. His novels include The Oracle Year and Anyone: A Novel. While he has worked for DC and other publishers, he is best known for writing Daredevil, She-Hulk, Death of Wolverine, and various Star Wars comics from Marvel Comics (Darth Vader, Poe Dameron, Lando and more), and his creator-owned series Curse Words (with Ryan Browne) and Letter 44 (with Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque).

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Praise for Swamp Thing Vol. 5

"Makes for the perfect jumping-on point for readers new and old."--IGN

"Charles Soule is giving Swamp Thing a new new dynamic."--Popmatters

"Establishes [Charles Soule] as a rising star in the world of superhero comics." --The A.V. Club/The Onion

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