Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Five

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401249885
Release Date: 2013-12-10
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Continuing the collection of master comics writer Alan Moores award-winning run on THE SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING, this fifth volume begins as Swamp Thing returns from his sojourn to hell, only to learn that his girlfriend Abby is being persecuted for their –unnatural relations.” When she skips town for Gotham City, he follows and runs afoul of Batman, Lex Luthor and the Gotham City Police Department. Collects SWAMP THING #51-56.

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Six

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401251710
Release Date: 2011-11-15
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

This final collection of master comics writer Alan Moore's award-winning run on SWAMP THING begins across the galaxy, where the Swamp Thing's consciousness has been hurled. In his attempts to finds his way back to Earth, Swamp Thing stops over on Thanagar, home of Hawkman; Rann, home of Adam Strange; and also encounters the Green Lantern of a world of sentient plants.

A Research Guide to Gothic Literature in English

Author: Sherri L. Brown
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442277489
Release Date: 2018-03-15
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Research Guide to Gothic Literature in English covers Gothic cultural artifacts such as literature, film, graphic novels, and videogames. This authoritative guide equips researchers with valuable recent information about noteworthy resources that they can use to study the Gothic effectively and thoroughly.

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book One

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401241186
Release Date: 2012-04-10
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Before 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. SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK ONE collects issues #20-27 of this seminal series including the never-before-reprinted SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #20, where Moore takes over as writer and concludes the previous storyline. Book One begins with 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.

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Three

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401243463
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Continuing Alan Moore's award-winning run on THE SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING, this third volume is brimming with visceral horrors including underwater vampires, a werewolf with an unusual curse, the hideous madman called Nukeface. Best of all, this volume features the comics debut of John Constantine, Hellblazer, who launches Swamp Thing on a voyage of self-discovery that will take him from the darkest corners of America to the roots of his own long-hidden heritage. Collecting issues #35-42.

Apocalyptic Transformation

Author: Elizabeth K. Rosen
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9781461632931
Release Date: 2008-02-15
Genre: Literary Criticism

Apocalyptic Transformation explores how one the oldest sense-making paradigms, the apocalyptic myth, is altered when postmodern authors and filmmakers adopt it. It examines how postmodern writers adapt a fundamentally religious story for a secular audience and it proposes that even as these writers use the myth in traditional ways, they simultaneously undermine and criticize the grand narrative of apocalypse itself.

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Four

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: Vertigo
ISBN: 9781401247935
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Continuing the collection of master comics writer Alan Moore’s award-winning run on THE SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING, this fourth volume brings Swamp Thing’s quest for self-discovery with the mystic John Constantine to its shattering conclusion. A harbinger of doom has been released with the sole charge of waking an evil beyond comprehension, and Swamp Thing, John Constantine, Deadman, The Phantom Stranger, Etrigan the Demon, The Spectre and other masters of the occult must unite against the dark forces that threaten to eradicate Heaven’s light. Collecting SWAMP THING #43-50.

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Two

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401241162
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Created out of the Swamp by a freak accident, Swamp Thing is an elemental creature who uses the forces of nature and wisdom of the plant kingdom to fight the polluted world's self-destruction. Alan Moore took the Swamp Thing to new heights in the 1980s with his unique narrative approach. His provocative and groundbreaking writing, combined with masterly artwork by some of the medium's top artists, made SWAMP THING one of the great comics of the late twentieth century. In this second collection, The Swamp Thing says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100% plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders inspired by the classic comic strip Pogo (also set in the swamp), and consummates his relationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could. Collects SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #28-34 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #2.

Time of Beauty Time of Fear

Author: James Holt McGavran
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 9781609381004
Release Date: 2012-05-10
Genre: Literary Criticism

Displaying careful scholarship, sophisticated use of contemporary literary theory, and close readings of texts while recovering and analyzing materials from more than two centuries of British and other Anglophone cultural history, this collection of new essays traces the evolution of the Romantic child. The contributors play off one another, both within the three traditional historical periods—Romantic, Victorian, and modern/postmodern—and across intellectual and disciplinary categories.

Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent

Author: Brian Cronin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101585443
Release Date: 2012-05-29
Genre: Humor

Outrageous, fascinating and bizarre facts from every corner of the comic book universeWhat comic book artist was the recipient of an on-stage thank you from Paul McCartney and an on-air apology from Johnny Carson? What superhero got his powers by being bitten by a mongoose? What popular NPR host was forever immortalized as a "bad boyfriend" in a notable comic book? In Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent?, author Brian Cronin will answer those questions and more by revealing the most obscure, wacky and surprising facts about comics—from the characters and creators, to the TV shows, movies and merch. Cronin has teamed up with some of the top comic book writers and artists of today to present 100 trivia lists, including: · Nine Celebrities That Guest-Starred in Comic Books…without Their Permission · Seven Bands That Got Their Names from Comics · Ten Crazy Items Found on Batman’s Utility Belt · Five Comic Book Inventions That Eventually Became Real · Five Stupidest Superhero Origins · And much, much more! From Batman to Spiderman, Aquaman to the X-Men, each list in Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? will entertain and inform whether you’re a hardcore geek or a casual fan.

The Extraordinary Works of Alan Moore

Author: George Khoury
Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
ISBN: 1893905241
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

More than just a tribute book, The Extraordinary Works of Alan Moore tells Moore's story, as the reclusive British author speaks enthusiastically and passionately about his life and work in an extensive series of interviews. Moore displays his trademark wit and shares his unique insight on the comics that have shaped his legendary career - from his beginnings on Swamp Thing to the present day success of his own comic book universe in America's Best Comics. Within this tome, readers will find rare strips, scripts, artwork and photographs of the author, most never published before. Also features Moore's closest collaborators elaborating in comic strip form on their relationships with Moore, including Neil Gaiman (New York Times Best Selling Author of American Gods), Dave Gibbons (Artist of Watchmen), Sam Kieth (creator of MTV's The Maxx), Kevin O'Neill, Brian Bolland and others!

Paleo

Author: Jim Lawson
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486803562
Release Date: 2016-01-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

This original collection includes the six original and two new issues of Paleo: Tales of the Late Cretaceous plus a selection of three new tales inked by Lawson and written by Stephen R. Bissette (Saga of the Swamp Thing).

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Author: Brian K. Vaughan
Publisher: Titan Publishing Company
ISBN: 1840239212
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Comic books, strips, etc

Guided by the outstanding writing talents of Brian K. Vaughan (Swamp Thing, Ultimate X-Men) and rising star artist Pia Guerra, this acclaimed, genre-busting and controversial series continues apace! After a devastating plague, Yorrick Brown is the last man left alive in a world of women. On the run from Amazon extremists who would be happy to see him dead, his friends leave him in the care of Agent 711. But 711 is not the tragic woman she seems to be and Yorrick is propelled into a drug-fuelled nightmare of blood and sadism. Stretching the graphic novel envelope again, the fourth volume in the series shows why this title continues to be held in such high regard.

Marvel Masterworks

Author:
Publisher: Marvel
ISBN: 1302900099
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Fantastic Four have split up! Having gone their separate ways, you might worry that we'll have to come up with a new title for this book, but no, the evil machinations of Doctor Doom will reunite the First Family of Super-Heroes for the FF #200 extravaganza! All Johnny Storm's hot-rod racing, the Thing's demon bashing, Sue's dalliances with Namor and Reed's soul-searching culminate in a massive five-part saga that pits the FF against their nemesis in the series' greatest tradition! Who is Doom's son? How does he have the FF's powers? It's a fight to the finish in Latveria. Also featuring an outer-space adventure with the Inhumans, the return of the Mole Man and Quasimodo the Living Computer! COLLECTING: FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) 192-203, ANNUAL (1963) 12-13