Swamp Thing Vol. 2: Love and Death

Swamp Thing Vol. 2: Love and Death
By Alan Moore with Len Wein (writers), Stephen Bissette and Jon Totleben with Shawn McManus, Ron Randall, Bernie Wrightson and Alfredo Alcala (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released April 1995

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 0930289544

Synopsis from publisher:
The Plant Elemental comes to terms with his true origins and travels to the depths of Hell. Features appearances by Cain and Abel, the Spectre, the Demon, Deadman, and the Phantom Stranger. Also includes the classic first appearance of the Swamp Thing from HOUSE OF SECRETS #92, woven into the present day continuity.

Notes:
The second collection of Alan Moore’s run on Saga of the Swamp Thing, the second Swamp Thing comic book series. McManus handled art on issue #28 & 32. Rick Veitch provided pencils for issue #31. Ron Randall illustrated issue #33. The art team of Stephen Bissette and Jon Totleben illustrated the remainder of the issues in the collection with the exception of Alfred Alcala inking Bissette’s pencils for issue #30. Also, the 8-page story from House of Secrets #92, from 1971, was written by Len Wein and drawn by Bernie Wrightson. One page of issue #30 is not included in this collection. The entire page is a tie-in to the limited series event Crisis on Infinite Earths.

Reprints:

  1. Saga of the Swamp Thing #28 (1984)
  2. Saga of the Swamp Thing #29 (1984)
  3. Saga of the Swamp Thing #30 (1984)
  4. Saga of the Swamp Thing #31 (1984)
  5. Saga of the Swamp Thing Annual #2 (1985)
  6. Saga of the Swamp Thing #32 (1985)
  7. Saga of the Swamp Thing #33 (1985)
  8. House of Secrets #92 (1971)
  9. Saga of the Swamp Thing #34 (1985)

Bonus material:

  1. Foreword by Jamie Delano
  2. Introduction by Neil Gaiman
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