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Roots of the Swamp Thing (1986) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Roots of the Swamp Thing (1986) 1

    Deluxe (Baxter) format series of Swamp Thing reprints. Cover and interior art by Bernie Wrightson, stories by Len Wein. Dark Genesis, featuring the origin and intro of Swamp Thing. The Man Who Wanted Forever; The Swamp Thing undergoes a mystical transferral where he regains his humanity while Arcane obtains the Swamp Thing's body; When Alec Holland finds out that his old body will be used for evil ends, he interrupts the enchantment and things return as they were, with Arcane falling to his death. Bio of Len Wein with photo. 52 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #2
    Roots of the Swamp Thing (1986) 2

    Deluxe (Baxter) format series of Swamp Thing reprints. Cover and interior art by Bernie Wrightson, stories by Len Wein. The Patchwork Man; In the Balkans the Swamp Thing meets the Patchwork Man on a mission to save his daughter Abigail Arcane. Monster on the Moors! House of Mystery intro page. Bio of Bernie Wrightson with photo. 52 pgs. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #3
    Roots of the Swamp Thing (1986) 3

    Deluxe (Baxter) format series of Swamp Thing reprints. Cover and interior art by Bernie Wrightson, stories by Len Wein. "The Last of the Ravenwind Witches!" starring Gideon, Linda Holland (flashback), Rebecca Ravenwind (witch), Timothy Ravenwind (her brother), and Swamp Thing; Swamp Thing is rescued from the ocean by Rebecca Ravenwood, who is fleeing her small town after being accused of being a witch. "A Clockwork Horror"; Swamp Thing finds himself in a small town where a German clockmaker has made life-like robots to populate his town; Unfortunately, the Conclave shows up to learn the secret of the robots from Klochmann. "Night Prowler!"; On Christmas Eve, a man and his wife are awakened by the sounds of a prowler in the house. Special Swamp Thing Commentary in which Alan Moore discusses his taking over the writing of the Swamp Thing feature. Bio of Joe Orlando with photo. 52 pgs., full color. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #4
    Roots of the Swamp Thing (1986) 4

    Deluxe (Baxter) format series of Swamp Thing reprints. Cover and interior art by Bernie Wrightson, stories by Len Wein. "Night of the Bat," starring Abigail Arcane, Alfred Pennyworth, Batman, Commissioner James Gordon, Matt Cable, and Swamp Thing; The Swamp Thing travels to Gotham to rescue Matt and Abigail and stumbles into the location of the Conclave, the organization that is responsible for the accident that changed him into the Swamp Thing; While in Gotham the Swamp Thing crosses paths with Batman. "The Lurker in Tunnel 13!"; In a small mining town the Swamp Thing discovers a monster lurking in tunnel 13. "He Who Laughs Last... ," inks by Mike Kaluta; A plot to steal a young girl's inheritance is foiled by a ghostly clown. Swamp Thing illustration by Bernie Wrightson from Swamp Thing #8. 52 pgs., full color. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #5
    Roots of the Swamp Thing (1986) 5

    Deluxe (Baxter) format series of Swamp Thing reprints. Cover and interior art by Bernie Wrightson, stories by Len Wein. "The Stalker from Beyond!"; Swamp Thing returns to the swamp only to find that an alien ship has crashed there and its occupant is attempting to repair his ship; Matt Cable and a squad of men show up looking for the alien. "The Man Who Would Not Die!"; The return and death of Anton Arcane; Anton Arcane and his Un-Men attack the Swamp Thing, but he is saved by the resurrected corpse of Black Jubal. "Swamp Thing"; intro of Alex Olsen. Swamp Thing illustration by Joe Orlando. Swamp Thing illustration by Bernie Wrightson from Swamp Thing #10. 52 pgs., full color. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.