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December 15, 2012, 8:30 am
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Swamp Thing 7

So it turns out that two of the best books of the DCNew52 relaunch are not actually proper DC books after all. With DC pinching more and more of if its imprint ideas, it goes to show that Vertigo is really where they should be focusing their attention – but I’ve already had my big Vertigo rant a few days ago, so let’s talk about the comics instead!

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SWAMP THING #2 by Linsay @softlyspokenlas

Issue #2 of Snyder and Paquette’s Swamp Thing is a blinder. With both this book and Animal Man out in the same week I feel like I’m in a Ferrero Rocher advert with Dan DiDio.

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GRIFTER #1 by Craig
September 15, 2011, 10:54 pm
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For some reason I was looking forward to this comic – I had no idea why, I had no prior knowledge of the character (other than what I saw of him in some of the Flashpoint tie-ins), but there was something that was calling to me with this book that I couldn’t quite explain. Now that I’ve read it, I think I can see why – it’s almost a JJ Abrams show in comic book format…

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SWAMP THING #1 by Linsay @softlyspokenlas

Ah Swampy. He’s been through quite a lot y’know, the big green fellah. And if Scott Snyder’s recent tweet-fest, combined with the Brightest Day aftermath is anything to go by he’s about to go through a whole lot more, which is why its nice to see that in the midst of the DCnew52 reboot, Swamp Thing #1 has retained a few comfortable features.

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