Legendary writer Alan Moore makes his debut on SWAMP THING with this issue wrapping up dangling plot threads from previous writers before diving into his own iconic run in issue #21. This hard-to-find issue puts various supporting characters in place and even features the death of Swamp Thing!
In a stand-alone issue titled 'The Anatomy Lesson,' writer Alan Moore delivers a haunting origin story that reshapes the SWAMP THING mythology. Terrifying revelations are made about the nature of Swamp Thing, kicking off a journey of discovery that takes the character across the Earth--and beyond.
Once a human being, Swamp Thing was married to Abby Holland. Now, Abby's looking for her husband, and when she finds him transformed by last issue's revelations, it'll take all her strength to keep her sanity. Meanwhile, the conniving Floronic Man taps in to Swamp Thing's consciousness...
Still coming to terms with the truth behind his existence, Swamp Thing explores a realm called the Green--a plane of connectivity between all living things on Earth. Meanwhile, the Floronic Man taps into the Green and uses the immense power for murder. Will Swamp Thing wake in time to stop him?
Still dealing with his new role in the universe, Swamp Thing approaches Abby Holland to discuss their relationship. Abby's new job at a nearby center for gifted children may be of even more interest to Swamp Thing, though, when a demon attempts to take over the minds of the students!