Saga of the Swamp Thing, Book 1 by Alan Moore, Stephen R. Bissette, Rick Veitch, John Totleben, Dan Day

208 pages first pub 1983 (editions)

fiction comics horror adventurous slow-paced


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. Inspired by the creation of writer Len Wein and artist...

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dark 100%
adventurous 83%
emotional 66%
mysterious 66%
reflective 66%
funny 16%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 16%
sad 16%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 40% | Plot: 40% | A mix: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

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