[Reading] ➲ Roots of the Swamp Thing ➺ Len Wein – Varanus.us

Roots of the Swamp Thing The Tales That Made Swamp Thing A Fan Favorite Are Collected In Hardcover For The First Time Featuring The First Appearance From HOUSE OF SECRETS 92 Along With SWAMP THING 1 13 And Featuring Moody Art By Legendary Artist Bernie Wrightson

[Reading] ➲ Roots of the Swamp Thing  ➺ Len Wein – Varanus.us
  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Roots of the Swamp Thing
  • Len Wein
  • English
  • 24 October 2019
  • 1401222366

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➲ Roots of the Swamp Thing ➺ Len Wein – Varanus.us


  1. says:

    Man, do I ever love the Wein Wrightson run of this book


  2. says:

    A classic collection, important if you want to know what Alan Moore did with Swampy when he picked up the story This collects Wein s original 8 page treatment that was a very popular feature when it came out in 1971 After some time, Wein came back and did 13 issues, and his idea was just that this was this green mossy monster It wasn t imbued with all these environmental and mystical and serious IDEAS that Moore brought to the story to make it something profound Comparing the writing and art A classic collection, important if you want to know what Alan Moore did with Swampy when he picked up the story This collects Wein s original 8 page treatment that was a very popular feature when it came out in 1971 After some time, Wein came back and did 13 issues, and his idea was just that this was this green mossy monster It wasn t imbued with all these environmenta...


  3. says:

    Wein manages to meld together horror and science fiction into a harmonious whole, telling stories that are strange, scary, and sometimes dreamlike The height is surely 10, which puts the misshapen horror Arcane in conflict with antebellum ghosts There s a reason that this story was later reprinted in the second Swamp Thingrun There are also an amazing number of long running characters introduced by Wein including Alec 1 , Matt 1 , Arcane 2 , Abby 3 , Gregori 3 , and even Tim Ravenwi Wein manages to meld together horror and science fiction into a harmonious whole, telling stories that are strange, scary, and sometimes dreamlike The height is surely 10, which puts the misshapen horror Arcane in conflict with antebellum ghosts There s a reason that this story was later reprinted in the second Swamp Thingrun There are also an amazing number of long running characters introduced by Wein including Alec 1 , Matt 1 , Arcane 2 , Abby 3 , Gregori 3 , and even Tim Ravenwind 5 However, you really have to read through this run to see how long a shadow it s cast over the next few decades of the Swamp Thing comic Wein recognized the power of Arcane by depicting him in two very different forms 2, 10 He also introduced the idea of Alec traveling through time 12 and even meeting Batman 7 , plots that would later be plunder by Veitch and Moore Even when introducing characters that wouldn t be seen again like the fallen alien 9 and the conquerer worms 11 , Wein offered up memorable...


  4. says:

    Enjoyed this one a lot Swamp Thing is a mix of Gothic romance, Lovecraftian horror, fantasy scifi, and of course comic book heroism I liked the classic look of the art work too I especially liked Batman s appearance in which he is described as annoyingly committed to duty by Swamp Thing He really does have a rich inner monologue I found myself admiring that the most about the character that because he was mute, his monologuing became your insight into his often failed, but ultimately succes Enjoyed this one a lot Swamp Thing is a mix of Gothic romance, Lovecraftian horror, fantasy scifi, and of course comic book heroism I liked the clas...


  5. says:

    Stvorenje iz mo vare je prava poslastica za sve ljubitelje ameri kog stripa Prva knjiga obuhvata kratku pri u publikovanu 1971 godine u magazinu Ku a tajni zametak sage koja e uslediti i prvih trinaest epizoda DC jevog serijala 1972 1974 Scenario za sve epizode napisao je Len Vin Uvodnu kratku pri u i prvih d...


  6. says:

    All the Len Wein written issues of the first volume of Swamp Thing in one place Some of the stories or, to be honest, a bit silly Piling coincidence upon coincidence in a mad race away from any possible suspension of disbelief But this ...


  7. says:

    Charmingly earnest comics in the style of Gothic children s horror stories Fun, nostalgic, and harmless.


  8. says:

    I ve read all of Alan Moore s Swamp Thing, and while this doesn t have the depth of story, it s a very entertaining read and a bridge from Swampy s early start as a one shot horror comic to thestable title that Moore took over There i...


  9. says:

    Wein s creature creation is a favorite but his loose direction with story spiraled his run right into the ground I did enjoy learning where all the character and storylines, that I had previously read in...


  10. says:

    I used to think Batman was DC s only cool character, but Swamp Thing might be cooler This is a great book I read this after I read Alan Moore s reboot I like the original better, but Moore s was really good, too Swamp Thing is a great character.

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