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The Swamp Thing 2021 1

Cover to The Swamp Thing #1

The Swamp Thing is published by DC Comics. Current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Swamp Thing: Green Hell #2: 14 Feb 2023

Current Issue[]

Swamp Thing: Green Hell #3: 21 Mar 2023

Next Issue[]

Poison Ivy/Swamp Thing: Feral Trees: 30 Oct 2024


Series of one-shots and mini-series.


Main Characters[]

  • Levi Kamei - The new Swamp Thing.



Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

Swamp Thing: Green Hell #3[]

Swamp Thing: Green Hell #2[]

The Swamp Thing #16[]

Final issue.

The Swamp Thing #15[]

The Swamp Thing #14[]

The Swamp Thing #13[]

The Swamp Thing #12[]

The Swamp Thing #11[]

Swamp Thing: Green Hell #1[]

The Swamp Thing #10[]

The Swamp Thing #9[]

The Swamp Thing #8[]

The Swamp Thing #7[]

The Swamp Thing #6[]

The Swamp Thing #5[]

The Swamp Thing #4[]

The Swamp Thing #3[]

The Swamp Thing #2[]

The Swamp Thing #1[]

Future State: Swamp Thing #2[]

Future State: Swamp Thing #1[]

Swamp Thing: Twin Branches OGN[]

WorldCat - ISBN 9781401293239 - Kindle

Legend of the Swamp Thing Halloween Spectacular #1[]

Swamp Thing Giant #4[]

Swamp Thing Giant #3[]

Swamp Thing Giant #2[]

Swamp Thing Giant #1[]

Swamp Thing Winter Special #1[]

Swamp Thing #6[]

Swamp Thing #5[]

Swamp Thing #4[]

Swamp Thing #3[]

Swamp Thing #2[]

Swamp Thing #1[]

Convergence: Swamp Thing #2[]

Convergence: Swamp Thing #1[]

Swamp Thing #40[]

Past Storylines[]


Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Swamp Thing by Brian K. Vaughan, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 3 #1-10. "Tefé Holland, daughter of Swamp Thing and Abigail Arcane, must learn to control her powers and use them for good!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401243045 - Kindle -
  • Swamp Thing by Brian K. Vaughan, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 3 #11-20. "Tefé helps a friend escape her father, a ruthless congressman, then runs headlong into radical environmentalists whose own plans are every bit as dangerous as the politician’s." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401245986 - Kindle -
  • Swamp Thing, book 1: Bad Seed - Collects vol. 4 #1-6. "'Bad Seed' finds the Swamp Thing joined to the Earth itself, surpassing even his old power as the champion of the Green, and no longer inhibited by the human conscience of his original template, Alec Holland. Without this constraint, the Swamp Thing threatens to re-balance the natural world at the cost of countless human casualties – including his own daughter Tefé and his love, Abby -- unless the man who originally showed him his true nature, John Constantine, can find a way to stop him." - WorldCat - ISBN 140120421X
  • Swamp Thing, book 3: Healing the Breach - Collects vol. 4 #15-20. "With the consciousness of Alec Holland still separated from its former host and scattered across the world, the Swamp Thing must face a new threat to the Green which is manifesting itself inside a growing dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209343
  • Swamp Thing, vol. 1: Raise Them Bones - Collects vol. 5 #1-7. "Alec Holland has his life back… but the 'Green' has plans for it. A monstrous evil is rising in the desert, and it'll take a monster of another kind to defend life as we know it!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401234623 - Kindle -
  • Swamp Thing, vol. 2: Family Tree - Collects vol. 5 #8-11, 0, & Annual #1. "Swamp Thing must battle his way through the Bone Kingdom and The Rot to free his ally-and ex-girlfriend-Abigail Arcane. But will the cost of freeing her be...fighting her?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401238432 - Kindle -
  • Swamp Thing, vol. 3: Rotworld – The Green Kingdom - Collects vol. 5 #12-18, plus Animal Man vol. 2 #12 & 17. "Swamp Thing finds unlikely allies in Deadman and Poison Ivy as he ventures into Gotham City to find the man who always has all the answers: Batman. But can the Caped Crusader help Swamp Thing break Rotworld’s hold over Earth?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401242642 - Kindle -
  • Swamp Thing, vol. 4: Seeder - Collects vol. 5 #19-23 & 23.1. "Swamp Thing meets the mysterious Capucine and encounters the Sanctuary of the Green Leaves! Then, the mysterious Seeder disturbs the natural order in a small Scottish town that draws the Swamp Thing’s attention – trouble is, it’s caught the eye of John Constantine as well! Plus, it’s Swamp Thing vs. Superman for the fate of Metropolis!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401246397 - Kindle -
  • Swamp Thing, vol. 5: Killing Field - Collects vol. 5 #24-27 & Annual #2. "Alec Holland learns that the mantle of Avatar evolves over time, and when the Parliament of the Green decides an Avatar’s time is at an end, a new one must be raised. If Alec fails the Seeder’s challenge, the fate of mankind will be sealed and reclaimed by The Green under the control of the Seeder." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401250521 -
  • Swamp Thing, vol. 6: The Sureen - Collects vol. 5 #28-34, plus Aquaman vol. 7 #31. "Enter the Sureen: an avatar of the Green worshippers who live to serve Swamp Thing. They offer to turn Alec human once more, but what will happen to his almost all-powerful body? He and his companion Capucine must travel to India to find the answers...and to get there, they’ll need help from Vandal Savage!" - WorldCat - ISBN 140125490X
  • Swamp Thing, vol. 7: Season's End - Collects vol. 5 #35-40, Annual #3 & Futures End. "Swamp Thing is about to meet the avatar of a whole new Kingdom whose impact on the lives of all runs deep: the Machine! But Alec Holland has a humanity the Machine Kingdom lacks, and that gives him an edge! Still, no man—not even a plant elemental—is an island, and Swampy must seek out his true love, Abigail Arcane." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401257705
  • Swamp Thing: The Dead Don't Sleep - Collects vol. 6 #1-6. "Swamp Thing receives an ominous warning and finds himself under attack from the forces of dark magic. These are more than just your average monsters—and there’s something much worse looming on the horizon for Alec Holland!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401270018
  • The Swamp Thing, vol. 1: Becoming - Collects vol. 7 #1-4, plus Future State: Swamp Thing #1-2. "A new Swamp Thing is born! Unable to control his transformation into the monstrous Swamp Thing, Levi Kamei is thrust into the harsh, unforgiving mystery of grisly murders committed by a supernatural desert legend." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779512765
  • The Swamp Thing, vol. 2: Conduit - Collects vol. 7 #5-10. "Levi Kamei finds himself pulled into service as the avatar of the Green: first to London, where the scars of old wars and the dangers of past ideologies resurface and then to the land of his making, the Kaziranga wetlands, where he must stop a deadly bio-agent before it poisons the Green, and finally to a terrifying reunion with his brother, Jacob, now transformed into the villainous Hedera. But with these events come revelations as the secrets of Levi’s past are revealed and his life, and our world, will never be the same because of them." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779517166
  • The Swamp Thing, vol. 3: The Parliament of Gears - Collects vol. 7 #11-16. "With the newly resurrected Swamp Thing and an old foe once again made flesh, the conflict that started it all begins anew. But now the fates of worlds are jeopardized as a new parliament stakes its claim upon the industry of humankind. Levi Kamei, the new avatar of nature known as the Swamp Thing, will join forces with the daughter of the Green, the voice of cities, and the Emerald Knight as the consequences of humanity's creations threaten to consume us all." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779520258


  • Absolute Swamp Thing by Len Wein & Bernie Wrightson - Collects vol. 1 #1-13, plus House of Secrets vol. 1 #92. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779517302

Omnibus Hardcovers[]

  • Swamp Thing: The Bronze Age Omnibus - Collects vol. 1 #1-24 & vol. 2 #1-19 & Annual #1, plus House of Secrets vol. 1 #92. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401273781
  • Swamp Thing by Nancy A. Collins Omnibus - Collects vol. 2 #110-139 & Annual #6-7, plus Black Orchid vol. 2 #5. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401297091


Leftover Useful Information[]

Creative Team[]

Volume 5[]

Writer (Issues #1-18): Scott Snyder. Writer (Issues #19- ): Charles Soule. Artist/Covers (Issues #1-18): Yanick Paquette. Artist (Issues #19- ): Kano.

Volume 7[]

Writer: Ram V. Artist/Covers: Mike Perkins.

Publishing History[]

  • volume 1: #1-24, 1972-1976
  • volume 2: #1-171, 1982-1996 (#1-30 as Saga of the Swamp Thing; Vertigo starting with #129)
  • volume 3: #1-20, 2000-2001 (Vertigo)
  • volume 4: #1-29, 2004-2006 (Vertigo)
  • volume 5: #1-40, 2011-2015
  • volume 6: #1-6, 2016 (mini-series)
  • volume 7: #1-16, 2022 (The Swamp Thing; limited series)

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Swamp Thing by Rick Veitch, Book One: Wild Things TP: 20 Aug 2024
Poison Ivy/Swamp Thing: Feral Trees: 30 Oct 2024

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