The classic Swamp Thing stories from criticall acclaimed author Alan Moore (Watchmen) are now collected for the first time ever in a slipcased hardcover edition with brand new coloring in Absolute Swamp Thing By Alan Moore Vol. 1.
Before the ground-breaking graphic novel 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 of the most spectacular series in comic book history. With modern-day issues explored against a backdrop of horror, Swamp Thing's stories became commentaries on environmental, political and social issues, unflinching in their relevance.
Includes the story "The Anatomy Lesson", a haunting origin story that reshapes Swamp Thing mythology with terrifying revelations that begin a journey of discovery and adventure that will take him across the stars and beyond.
Author Alan Moore and illustrators Stephen Bissette, John Totleben, Rick Veitch, Shawn McManus, Ron Randall and Dan Day joint togehter to rise from the swamps in slipcased hardcover edition, Absolute Swamp Thing By Alan Moore Vol. 1. Collects Saga Of The Swamp Thing #20-34 and Swamp Thing Annual #2 with brand new coloring.
Alan Moore is perhaps the most acclaimed writer in the graphic story medium, having garnered countless awards for works such as Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell, Miracleman and Swamp Thing. He is also the mastermind behind the America's Best Comics line, through which he has created (along with many talented illustrators) The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Promethea, Tom Strong, Tomorrow Stories and Top 10. As one of the medium's most important innovators since the early 1980s, Moore has influenced an entire generation of comics creators, and his work continues to inspire an ever-growing audience. Moore resides in central England.