Collected Editions & Reprints

The following is a list of publications that collect more than one issue of Swamp Thing.  The list is not exhaustive, and only includes publications in English.

Volume 1

The Original Swamp Thing Saga (1977-1980, DC Comics)
Reprinted as part of the DC Special Series, which ran between 1977-1981. Reprints issues #1-10 in 4 comics, with some original cover art.
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Swamp Thing (1982, Tor Books)
Released to coincide with the film release and Vol.2 of the print books. This collects issues #1-3, but only in black & white.
ISBN: 0523490127
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Roots of the Swamp Thing (1986, DC Comics)
Published in 5 issues throughout 1986, this reprints issues #1-10 and House Of Secrets #92 (all of the Wein/Wrightson collaborations).
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Dark Genesis (1991, DC Comics ; 2002, Vertigo)
First published in 1991, this collects #1-10 and House Of Secrets #92 in one volume. Republished a number of times, most recently by Vertigo in 2002.
ISBN: 1563890445
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Secret of the Swamp Thing (2005, DC Comics)
A manga-sized collection, which only includes #1-10.
ISBN: 1401207987
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Roots of the Swamp Thing (2009, DC Comics)
The first collection that includes Len Wein’s full run (#1-13, plus House Of Secrets #92).  Published a few times since then, in both hardback and paperback.  Includes an introduction by Len Wein.
ISBN: 1401222366 (hbk. 2009)
ISBN: 1401232876 (pbk. 2012)
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Swamp Thing: The Bronze Age Omnibus (2017, DC Comics)
This huge book collects House Of Secrets #92, the whole first series (#1-24), and the beginning of the second series up until Alan Moore’s run (#1-19) including Annual #1 (the film tie-in).  Most of these issues had not previously been published in a trade paperback.
ISBN: 1401273785
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Bernie Wrightson: Artifact Edition (2017, IDW)
A large-scale hardcover book featuring the artwork of Bernie Wrightson. Not a complete collection, but includes many un-inked or un-coloured pages of art from each of the Wrightson issues of Swamp Thing, plus House Of Secrets #92. It also includes covers and other artwork related to Swamp Thing.
ISBN: 1684052114
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Volume 2

Swamp Thing (1987-1989, Titan)
B&W reprints from the UK that include most of the Alan Moore run.  Collects Swamp Thing #21-64, and Annual #2, over 11 books.  Includes introductions by James Herbert, Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, Charles Shaar Murray, and Stephen Bissette.
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Swamp Thing (1987-1990, DC Comics)
DC published 2 books in the late 80s that collected some of the early Moore issues in colour, specifically #21-34 and Annual #2.  These were titled ‘Saga of the Swamp Thing’ and ‘Love and Death’.
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Swamp Thing (1987-1990, Warner Books)
Warner Books published the same collection but with a different cover images.
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Swamp Thing (1998-2006, DC/Vertigo)
By the late 1990s, Vertigo were reprinting the DC Alan Moore collections.  However, they didn’t stop with the first 2 books and continued publishing the complete Alan Moore run, most of which had only been available in the black & white Titan editions.  Books 7-9 also collected much of the Rick Veitch run for the first and only time to date.  In total, these 9 books collected Annuals #2-3 and issues #21-81 (up to the beginning of the time travel arc that culminated in Veitch’s departure).
ISBN: 1401202675 (bk. 7)
ISBN: 1401207936 (bk. 8)
ISBN: 1401210082 (bk. 9)
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Saga of the Swamp Thing (2009-2011, Vertigo)
In 2009, Vertigo again reprinted the Alan Moore run, this time in a hardcover edition.  For the first time, this series included #20, Moore’s first issue.  These were later republished in paperback editions.  Collects #20-64 and Annual #2.
ISBN: 1401220827 (hbk., bk. 1)
ISBN: 1401225322 (hbk., bk. 2)
ISBN: 140122766X (hbk., bk. 3)
ISBN: 1401230180 (hbk., bk. 4)
ISBN: 0857685201 (hbk., bk. 5)
ISBN: 1401232981 (hbk., bk. 6)
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Swamp Thing (2015-2016, Vertigo)
In 2015, the Mark Millar run began to be collected into trade paperbacks.
ISBN: 1401252419 (#140-150)
ISBN: 140125828X (#151-160)
ISBN: 1401263372 (#161-171)
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Volume 4

Swamp Thing (2004-2006, Vertigo)
These three books collect issues #1-6 and #9-20.
ISBN: 140120421X (bk. 1)
ISBN: 1401204937 (bk. 2)
ISBN: 1401209343 (bk. 3)
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Volume 5

Swamp Thing (2012-2015, DC Comics)
The 2011 series was collected into seven volumes, which include #0-40, #25.1 (the Villains Month special), Animal Man #12 & #17 (part of the Rotworld Crossover), Aquaman #31, the ‘Futures End’ special, and Annuals #1-3.
ISBN: 1401234623 (bk. 1)
ISBN: 1401238432 (bk. 2)
ISBN: 1401242642 (bk. 3)
ISBN: 1401246397 (bk. 4)
ISBN: 1401250521 (bk. 5)
ISBN: 140125490x (bk. 6)
ISBN: 1401257704 (bk. 7)
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There was also an oversize Deluxe Edition book released in 2015 which collects #0-18, Annual #1, and Animal Man #12 & #17 (the same issues as the first three trade paperback collections).
ISBN: 1401258700
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Justice League Dark (2014-2015, DC Comics)
Swamp Thing’s adventures in the Justice League Dark team have also appeared in trade paperback collections.  Swampy started appearing from around #19.  Books 3-6 collect Justice League Dark #19-40, Annual #2 and the ‘Futures End’ special.  The Forever Evil: Blight TPB contains Justice League Dark #24-29, Constantine #9-12, Trinity of Sin: Pandora #6-9, and Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger #14-17, with Swampy appearing in many of these issues.
ISBN: 1401242456 (bk. 3)
ISBN: 1401250068 (Forever Evil: Blight)
ISBN: 1401247253 (bk. 4)
ISBN: 1401250076 (bk. 5)
ISBN: 1401254810 (bk. 6)
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Volume 6

Swamp Thing (2016, DC Comics)
This collects the six issues that make up the Wein/Jones miniseries.
ISBN: 1401270018
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