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General Sunderland has captured The Swamp Thing and has taken Dr. Jason Woodrue, The Floronic Man, out of jail to run an investigation over the apparently dead body. Woodrue makes an autopsy to the body and after several days of investigation, finds out what caused Alec Holland to become The Swamp Thing and the nature of the being, including the fact that it cannot die due bullets. Sunderland dismisses Woodrue investigation and fires him; as a revenge, The Floronic Man heats the temperature of the freezer unit The Swamp Thing was held in; as a result, he gets back to life and reads Woodrue's inform, he finally ends with Sunderland's life.

#07 on Wizard Magazine's "100 Best Single Issue Comics Since You Were Born" list.

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Simply Legendary 0

This is simply one of the greatest single issues in the history of comics. And to think its just the start of Alan Moore's Swamp Thing run.The issue is told from Florinic Man's , aka Dr Woodroe's perspective. Swamp Thing has been captured and it is up to the Dr to do a thorough examination of Swampy and figure out what he is.We are taken on a journey as his autopsy begins. The Dr learns as much as possible about Swamp Thing, including but not limited to his internal organs and their similarities...

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Flora wants to be man 0

What a morbid and great tale by the master Alan Moore with spectacular art by Steve Bissett and so amazing colors by Tatjana Wood. I was impressed by the quality of the art in this comic book, considering it´s the year of 1984. Bissette´s style is fantastic, how he organizes his frames and makes us surge and plunge deep into Moore´s narrative. Alan Moore gives an incredible story about a man Dr. Woodrue/Floronic Man) trying to discover the origin of the Swamp Thing, working for a man (General Su...

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