Everything you need to understand or teach Swamp Thing by Alan Moore.
Swamp Thing Volume 1 reproduces issues 21 through 27 of the comic book Saga of the Swamp Thing, which first ran in 1984. Though writer Alan Moore took over writing duties with issue 20, issue 21 is when Moore radically alters the origin of the title character and creates a new kind of Swamp Thing.
In issue #21, a villain botanist named Jason Woodrue, whose supervillain alterego is the plant-man Floronic Man, is hired by someone only identified as "the old man" to dissect Swamp Thing's body and discover the source of his power. Woodrue discovers that Swamp Thing only absorbed the consciousness of Alec Holland, and is not a form of Alec Holland himself. That is, Swamp Thing is truly a monster and has no inner humanity. The old man is killed when Swamp Thing awakens and discovers this revelation, asphyxiating the old man out of rage.
Issue #22 has Swamp Thing returned to his...
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