Swamp Thing Reading Order

swamp thing reading order banner art

One of the DC Universe’s darkest characters, he quickly became one of its most interesting. He is the protector of the Green.

What’s on this Swamp Thing Reading Order?

Swamp Thing originated in the early years of DC Comics, and eventually became part of DC’s imprint, Vertigo. But his story has intersected with the larger DC Universe many times.

This timeline attempts to list all of the major stories involving Swamp Thing, both from the DC Universe and outside it. While it might not contain every single story with the character, it does look at the primary comics.

Where to Start?

You can start anywhere you like on this timeline. You can start with the classic stuff, or move on to the more recent comics. When you see the Volumes begin to start over with number 1, that’s often a good place to start.

As always, if you like this timeline, you might enjoy some of our others, including our massive collection of DC timelines in our DC Comics Hub. And if you see something that needs to be added or changed, be sure to let us know over on our contact page. We love to hear all your feedback! In the meantime, we hope you enjoy this Swamp Thing Reading Order.

1BuySwamp Thing: Dark GenesisGraphic NovelLen Wein2002-12-01Bronze Age
2BuyDC Comics Classics Library: Roots Of The Swamp ThingGraphic NovelLen Wein2009-06-02Bronze Age
3BuySaga of the Swamp Thing: Book 1Graphic NovelAlan Moore2009-02-10Bronze Age
4BuySaga of the Swamp Thing: Book 2Graphic NovelAlan Moore2009-12-01Bronze Age
5BuySaga of the Swamp Thing: Book 3Graphic NovelAlan Moore2010-06-29Bronze Age
6BuySaga of the Swamp Thing: Book 4Graphic NovelAlan Moore2013-07-16Bronze Age
7BuySaga of the Swamp Thing Vol. 5Graphic NovelAlan Moore2011-07-12Legends
8BuySaga of the Swamp Thing Vol. 6Graphic NovelAlan Moore2011-11-15Legends
9BuySwamp Thing: RegenesisGraphic NovelRick Veitch2004-10-01Vertigo
10BuySwamp Thing: Spontaneous GenerationGraphic NovelRick Veitch2006-03-24Vertigo
11BuySwamp Thing: Infernal TrianglesGraphic NovelRick Veitch2006-12-22Vertigo
12BuySwamp Thing: RootsGraphic NovelJon Muth1998-03-01Vertigo
13BuySwamp Thing: Bad SeedGraphic NovelAndy Diggle2005-01-01Vertigo
14BuySwamp Thing: Love in VainGraphic NovelAndy Diggle2005-09-01Vertigo
15BuySwamp Thing Vol. 1: Raise Them BonesGraphic NovelScott Snyder2012-08-28New 52 Vol. 1
16BuyJustice League Dark Vol. 1: In the DarkGraphic NovelPeter Milligan2012-10-16New 52 Vol. 1
17BuySwamp Thing Vol. 2: Family TreeGraphic NovelScott Snyder, Scott Tuft2013-04-16New 52 Vol. 2 - Zero Month
18BuyJustice League Dark Vol. 2: The Books of MagicGraphic NovelPeter Milligan, Jeff Lemire2013-07-16New 52 Vol. 3 - Death of the Family
19BuyJustice League Dark Vol. 3: The Death of MagicGraphic NovelJeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes2014-02-04New 52 Vol. 3 - Death of the Family
20BuySwamp Thing Vol. 3: Rotworld -- The Green KingdomGraphic NovelScott Snyder, Jeff Lemire2013-11-19New 52 Vol. 3 - Death of the Family
21BuySwamp Thing Vol. 4: SeederGraphic NovelCharles Soule2014-06-10New 52 Vol. 4 - Trinity War
22BuySwamp Thing Vol. 5: The Killing FieldGraphic NovelCharles Soule2014-12-23New 52 Vol. 4 - Trinity War
23BuyJustice League Dark Vol. 4: Rebirth of EvilGraphic NovelJeff Lemire, J.M. DeMatteis2014-08-26New 52 Vol. 5 - Forever Evil
24BuyJustice League Dark Vol. 5: Paradise LostGraphic NovelJ.M. DeMatteis, Len Wein2015-03-03New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures End
25BuySwamp Thing Vol. 6: The SureenGraphic NovelCharles Soule, Jeff Parker2015-06-09New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures End
26BuySwamp Thing Vol. 7: Season's EndGraphic NovelCharles Soule2016-02-02New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures End
27BuySwamp Thing: The Dead Don't SleepGraphic NovelLen Wein2016-10-11New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures End

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *