Saga of the Swamp Thing Book One

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401241186
Release Date: 2012-04-10
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

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 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. SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK ONE collects issues #20-27 of this seminal series including the never-before-reprinted SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #20, where Moore takes over as writer and concludes the previous storyline. Book One begins with 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.

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Four

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: Vertigo
ISBN: 9781401247935
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Continuing the collection of master comics writer Alan Moore’s award-winning run on THE SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING, this fourth volume brings Swamp Thing’s quest for self-discovery with the mystic John Constantine to its shattering conclusion. A harbinger of doom has been released with the sole charge of waking an evil beyond comprehension, and Swamp Thing, John Constantine, Deadman, The Phantom Stranger, Etrigan the Demon, The Spectre and other masters of the occult must unite against the dark forces that threaten to eradicate Heaven’s light. Collecting SWAMP THING #43-50.

Children s and YA Books in the College Classroom

Author: Emily Dial-Driver,
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786495023
Release Date: 2015-03-09
Genre: Literary Criticism

Using children's and young adult literature is a great way to improve a variety of college classes in fields as varied as biology, computer game development, political science and history. This collection of new essays by educators from a number of disciplines describes how to use such works as Where the Wild Things Are, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Swamp Thing, Percy Jackson, and Harry Potter to introduce complex concepts, spark interest in difficult subjects and develop an understanding of how to teach to college and upper high school students. The contributors describe innovative teaching strategies using dystopian fiction, graphic narratives, fairy tales and mythology. Often overlooked or dismissed by teachers, children's literature can support student learning by raising levels of academic rigor, creativity and critical thinking.

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Three

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401243463
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Continuing Alan Moore's award-winning run on THE SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING, this third volume is brimming with visceral horrors including underwater vampires, a werewolf with an unusual curse, the hideous madman called Nukeface. Best of all, this volume features the comics debut of John Constantine, Hellblazer, who launches Swamp Thing on a voyage of self-discovery that will take him from the darkest corners of America to the roots of his own long-hidden heritage. Collecting issues #35-42.

A Research Guide to Gothic Literature in English

Author: Sherri L. Brown
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442277489
Release Date: 2018-03-15
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Research Guide to Gothic Literature in English covers Gothic cultural artifacts such as literature, film, graphic novels, and videogames. This authoritative guide equips researchers with valuable recent information about noteworthy resources that they can use to study the Gothic effectively and thoroughly.

Apocalyptic Transformation

Author: Elizabeth K. Rosen
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9781461632931
Release Date: 2008-02-15
Genre: Literary Criticism

Apocalyptic Transformation explores how one the oldest sense-making paradigms, the apocalyptic myth, is altered when postmodern authors and filmmakers adopt it. It examines how postmodern writers adapt a fundamentally religious story for a secular audience and it proposes that even as these writers use the myth in traditional ways, they simultaneously undermine and criticize the grand narrative of apocalypse itself.

Chrononauts Die Zeitreisenden

Author: Mark Millar
Publisher: Panini
ISBN: 9783736722941
Release Date: 2016-10-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Corbin Quinn und Danny Reilly sind beste Freunde, die gerne gemeinsam auf die Piste gehen. Doch die beiden verbindet nicht nur eine tiefe Freundschaft, beide sind wissenschaftliche Genies – keine Gleichung scheint ihnen unlösbar und so schrecken sie nicht einmal vor Zeitreisen zurück. Und dann klappt es tatsächlich! Stellt sich am Ende für die beiden nur die Frage: Nutzen sie ihr Wissen, um die Welt zu retten oder nutzen sie das Raumzeitkontinuum nur für ihren eigenen Spaß?

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Two

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401241162
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

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. Alan Moore took the Swamp Thing to new heights in the 1980s with his unique narrative approach. His provocative and groundbreaking writing, combined with masterly artwork by some of the medium's top artists, made SWAMP THING one of the great comics of the late twentieth century. In this second collection, The Swamp Thing says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100% plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders inspired by the classic comic strip Pogo (also set in the swamp), and consummates his relationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could. Collects SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #28-34 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #2.

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Six

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 9781401251710
Release Date: 2011-11-15
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

This final collection of master comics writer Alan Moore's award-winning run on SWAMP THING begins across the galaxy, where the Swamp Thing's consciousness has been hurled. In his attempts to finds his way back to Earth, Swamp Thing stops over on Thanagar, home of Hawkman; Rann, home of Adam Strange; and also encounters the Green Lantern of a world of sentient plants.