"Swamp Thing / You live in a swamp…."

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Saga of the Swamp Thing #20 – one of the Greatest Comics Ever, according to this fine person.

George Khoury details what happened to the long-awaited, now-cancelled TwoMorrows Swampmen book. (Thanks to Rodrigo for the heads-up.)

Frannie draws a cool Swampy image.

Here’s a transcript of Joe Bob Briggs’ comments during a broadcast of the first Swamp Thing movie.

Something Awful details various colored ribbons and their meanings. The green ribbon is, of course, for the remembrance of Swamp Thing:

“For those of you who simply fail to understand the importance of Swamp Thing, think of him as an organic Robocop that lives in a swamp. Then you will see his true beauty.”

Someone on Craigslist is looking for the Swamp Thing cartoon, because “I just watched it as a kid and would like to watch it again.” Disappointment, ahoy! Um, actually, I was going to put a link here to the Amazon.com listing for the cartoon’s DVD release, but it looks like it’s out of print. Wow, go figure.

This interview with the Mountain Goats swings into a comics discussion, in which it is mistakenly decided that Man-Thing is better than Swamp Thing.

Swamp Thing clay bust.

A brief examination of what went wrong (and the one thing that went right) with the first Swamp Thing movie.

Brian picks the best comic logos, with Swamp Thing’s logo making the honorable mention list.

Who would win in a fight: Hulk or Swamp Thing?

“Um I think its a stalemate but if I had to pick a winner I would lean towards the hulk just Hulk smash puny plant”

Apparently, a couple years ago a copy of House of Secrets #92 sold for over four grand because it was sealed in one of those plastic boxes that seems to magically encourage crazy spending.

Joe Crowe appreciates Swamp Thing! Well, the movies and TV shows, anyway.

This weblogger recalls that show from the early years of the Nickelodeon cable channel, where a comic book would be shown panel by panel, with the dialogue and captions read aloud and the sound effects…er, sounded, I guess. Yes, the original Len Wein/Berni Wrightson Swamp Things were used on the series.

And now, here are some men dressed as Smurfs singing a song called “Swamp Thing” that may or may not be about the comic book character.

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