Swamp Thing first shambled into my heart with Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette and John Totleben’s The Saga of the Swamp Thing #24-64 (DC, 1984-7). At a time when I was reading mostly alternative comics, Swamp Thing brought me back to DC, Vertigo, and, eventually, superhero comics. It’s appropriate […]
Friend of the Gutter, Sara Century takes a look at Swamp Thing: Becoming and sees the future. “With the most recent prior entry in the Swamp Thing story being a mini-series written by co-creator Len Wein in 2016, the 2021 series, The Swamp Thing Volume 1: Becoming, pans […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century hasn’t forgotten Nancy A. Collins’ run on Swamp Thing. Not at all. “Collins’ run lasted from issues #110-138, during which time delivered excellent characterization for the existing cast, from Abby to Constantine. She grounded the series in local lore and geography, making […]
“Mistakes happen. Sometimes those mistakes end up in print with a distribution in the hundreds of thousands. Here are some classic screw-ups, printing errors, and unfortunate coincidences that have graced the pages of comic books and newspaper strips over the years.” See them here.
Actor Louis Jourdan has died. Jourdan starred in both films and television including, Gigi (1958), Letter From An Unknown Woman (1948), Swamp Thing (1982), Octopussy (1983), Madame Bovary (1949), Julie (1956), Columbo (1978), Paris Precinct (1955) and Dracula (1977). The BBC, The Guardian and The New York Times […]
A gallery of Mike Allred’s covers for twenty of DC’s titles. (via @profmdwhite)