Swamp Thing - Book One Summary & Analysis

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Book One Summary

In Washington D.C., a doctor name Jason Woodrue wonders about an "old man" who is elsewhere pounding on a door or window. The old man is gradually covered in blood. The rest of the tale is then told in flashback as Woodrue remembers when he first met the old man. The man had arranged for Woodrue to be released from prison in exchange for performing an autopsy/dissection of Swamp Thing. After Swamp Thing was shot, the man's corporation had brought him to Washington D.C. and encased him in ice. The old man wants to know why Alec Holland's "bio-restorative formula" apparently worked on Swamp Thing when it was not designed to affect human tissue. Woodrue is revealed to be the supervillain the Floronic Man. Like Swamp Thing, he is made of plant tissue, but he sprays on a...

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