BECOMING, PART 3
Reeling from his battle with the Pale Wanderer, Levi Kamei seeks the true nature of his transformations. And what better place to find his roots than the heart of the Green itself? There, he and Jennifer will encounter the realm’s many denizens, including one known as Holland and… Poison Ivy? Who will aid Levi and who will harm him? If he is to pull Jennifer and himself back to the real world, Levi will need all the help he can get to tame the Swamp Thing running wild within.
BECOMING, PART 1
Swamp Thing returns in a new 10-issue series that stars Levi Kamei as the next Guardian of the Green. Unable to control his transformation into the monstrous Swamp Thing, Levi is thrust into the harsh, unforgiving mystery of grisly murders committed by a supernatural desert legend. Levi must revisit past events in his homeland of India and face the deadly reality of a ravenous new villain in order to comprehend what he is truly, and horrifyingly, becoming. A new era of global action and horror blossoms here, and Swamp Thing will be at the root of it!
includes two new stories:
* “Everything Eats, Everything Dies,” written by Mark Russell with art by Marco Santucci
Swamp Thing scours the bayou when an old friend goes missing, but all the while, an unexpected enemy is coming for Swamp Thing himself…
* “The Winter Quarters,” written by Phil Hester with art by Tom Mandrake
To save a kidnapped boy, Swamp Thing must break in to a mysteriously abandoned circus yard. But the real trick will be getting out again…
Plus, these reprint tales:
* “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” from SWAMP THING #2
* “The Poison Truth part two,” from THE HELLBLAZER #2
* “Fuseli’s Nightmare,” from ZATANNA #2
The trials of Levi Kamei, the new avatar of the Green, grow darker as the Pale Wanderer’s bloody spree leaves a trail of death across the Sonoran Desert. While his “lessons” begin to show Levi the true nature of what he is becoming, it is Jennifer Reece who’ll show Levi that he must contend with his past and his trauma in order to stop the murderous wraith. Will Levi Kamei grasp his newfound place in this world as the Swamp Thing? Or will his fears consume him before the new avatar can even take root? Find out as this eternal conflict of life and death comes to a head!
Written by: Various
Art by: Various
Cover Art by: Mike Perkins
It’s Halloween, and DC invites you to welcome Swamp Thing to your witching-hour festivities. In this 48-page collection of all-new stories, the Guardian of the Green reveals past lives and the unforgettable horrors that befall those who cross his path. From ancient Rome to present day, Swamp Thing stalks these ghostly and ghastly tales—all of which are best read by the light of a jack-o’-lantern!
Legend of the Swamp Thing Halloween Spectacular #1 contains:
– “At the Heart of Trees” by Ram V and Mike Perkins
– “No Sign of the Enemy” by Julian Lytle and John Timms
– “Ring of Stones” by Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Dominike “Domo” Stanton
– “Age of Discovery” by James Tynion IV and Christian Ward
– “Sleeping Giant” by Vita Ayala and Emma Ríos
– “At the Heart of Man” by Ram V and Mike Perkins
Word has gotten out about the existence of Swamp Thing-and now tourists are swahmping the swamp looking for a glimpse of the bigfoot of the bayou. The sudden popularity only accelerates Sunderland Corporation’s plans to destroy him, but Swamp Thing finds help from an unexpected quarter…whether he wants it or not.
The Courser,” an 8-page story written by Phil Hester with art by Tom Mandrake
As a hurricane threatens the Louisiana coast, Swamp Thing is led to an archeaological dig where a young professor studies the wreckof a sunken slave ship. But her mysterious benefactor has his own reasons for funding the endeavor, and they may be far more dangerous than the oncoming storm.
This issue includes two new stories:
o “The Beet Goes On,” a 16-page story written by Mark Russell with art by Marco Santucci
The Sunderland Corporation has a new plan to trap and exploit Swamp Thing. With enemies surrounding him, who can Swamp Thing trust?
o “Kind,” a new eight-page story written by Andrew Constant with art by Tom Mandrake
Plus, these reprint tales:
o “The Dead Don’t Sleep,” from Swamp Thing #1
o “The Poison Truth Part One,” from John Constantine, The Hellblazer #1
o “EveileB Ni Cigam,” from Zatanna #1