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