Swamp Thing: New Roots #5

Writer: Mark Russell Artist: Marco Santucci Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 19, 2020 Cover Price: $0.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
8.6Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

At Sunderland’s request, the U.S. military is testing ways to annihilate the monstrous threat known as the Swamp Thing. From swamp to city they’ll hunt him, and while their target tries to keep the innocent from becoming collateral damage, the same can’t be said of his pursuers...

  • 8.9
    Comic Watch - Nicholas Osborn May 31, 2020

    Swamp Thing: New Roots #5 is the story of Swampy attempting to save what he feels to be his own children, and in that emotional crisis we find all of the heart, relevance and depth needed to tell an enjoyably comprehensive story. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge May 27, 2020

    Mark Russell has been building nicely to a couple of neat points and directions he can take to the character while not going down dark Vertigo-like territory. The stuff with Swamp's kids come a little close to that but it's such a quick even that it doesn't have the impact to really land in a big way, at least for older audiences. There's a lot to like here and I kind of want to see a Swamp Thing World storyline unfold where he does take over and tries to put things right in his view. Especially if we can get someone like Santucci to illustrate the hell out of it because it'd look great. A solid issue that leaves me thinking of so many possibilities and directions it could go" Read Full Review

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