Swamp Thing, Vol. 1: Saga of the Swamp Thing by Alan Moore, Stephen R. Bissette, Rick Veitch, John Totleben, Ramsey Campbell

173 pages first pub 1983 (editions)

fiction comics horror dark slow-paced


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 o...

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Community Reviews Summary of 853 reviews


dark 90%
mysterious 70%
adventurous 60%
emotional 50%
reflective 50%
sad 50%
hopeful 40%
tense 40%
challenging 20%
funny 20%
informative 10%
relaxing 10%


slow 33%
medium 33%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 37% | N/A: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 37% | No: 12%

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