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Recap / Swamp Thing

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This is the Recap page specifically for the various comic book iterations of the Swamp Thing franchise.

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    Volume 1 (1972-1976) 
Where it all began.note 

    Volume 2 (1982-1996) 
A relaunch of the title in the wake of the first film adaptation. Contains the definitive Alan Moore run of Issues 20-64.

Issues 1-30 are titled The Saga of the Swamp Thing.

Issues 129-171 were issued under the Vertigo imprint and as such no longer officially took place within mainstream DCU continuity.

  1. What Peace There May Be in Silence
  2. Something to Live For
  3. A Town Has Turned to Blood
  4. In the White Room
  5. The Screams of Hungry Flesh
  6. Sins on the Water
  7. I Have Seen the Splintered Timbers of a Hundred Shattered Hulls
  8. Here's Lookin' At You, Kid
  9. Prelude to Holocaust
  10. Number of the Beast
  11. Heart of Stone, Feet of Clay
  12. And Yet It Lives
  13. Lambs to the Slaughter
  14. Crystal Visions, Shattered Dreams!
  15. Empire Made of Sand
  16. Stopover in a Place of Secret Truths
  17. And Things That Go Bump in the Night
  18. The Man Who Would Not Die!
  19. And the Meek Shall Inherit
  20. Loose Ends
  21. The Anatomy Lesson
  22. Swamped
  23. Another Green World
  24. Roots
  25. The Sleep of Reason...
  26. ...A Time of Running...
  27. ...By Demons Driven!
  28. The Burial
  29. Love and Death
  30. A Halo of Flies
  31. The Brimstone Ballet

  1. Pog
  2. Abandoned Houses
  3. Rite of Spring
  4. The Nukeface Papers, Part One
  5. The Nukeface Papers, Part Two
  6. Growth Patterns
  7. Still Waters
  8. Fish Story
  9. The Curse
  10. Southern Change
  11. Strange Fruit
  12. Windfall
  13. Bogeymen
  14. Ghost Dance
  15. Revelations
  16. The Parliament of Trees
  17. A Murder of Crows
  18. The Summoning
  19. The End
  20. Home Free
  21. Natural Consequences
  22. The Garden of Earthly Delights
  23. The Flowers of Romance
  24. Earth to Earth
  25. My Blue Heaven
  26. Mysteries in Space
  27. Exiles
  28. Reunion
  29. Loving the Alien
  30. All Flesh is Grass
  31. Wavelength
  32. Loose Ends (Reprise)
  33. Return of the Good Gumbo

    Volume 3 (2000-2001) 
Uniquely within the franchise, the main character is Swamp Thing's daughter, Tefé Holland. A Vertigo Comics title.

    Volume 4 (2004-2006) 
Swamp Thing returns to protagonist status with this series. A Vertigo Comics title.

    Volume 5 (2011-2015) 
A New 52 reboot, returning the character to the mainstream DCU.

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