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Part 1 of the 4-part 'Bad Gumbo': The entire Swamp Thing mythos is turned inside out when Dr. Alec Holland regains consciousness in a South American hospital, sweating and disoriented from a terrible nightmare in which he had shambled through swamps as the reigning Earth Elemental. Then he remembers the truth: He overdosed on organic hallucinogens during one of his experiments in plant chemistry and has been experiencing fever dreams ever since. Yet Holland can't shake the strange connection he feels to the silver-haired woman named Abigail Arcane...or to the savage, murderous Swamp Thing rumored to the rampaging through the Louisiana bayou, killing anyone who crosses his path.

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Alan Moore would make fantasy a reality with 'Swamp Thing' , but this unique collaboration with Grant Morrison and Mark Millar would make reality a fantasy for Alec Holland. Destructing the monster from the man for once as a drug-abusing escapist and hallucinogenic maniac, the issue is a trip, and innovative to tearing up what Alec Holland was before he was a monster. Yet while there is a limp idealism to Alec Holland in character, it never crystallizes the story whether Alec is a delusiona...

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