Haven’t read Scott Snyder’s “Swamp Thing” yet? Hopefully I can convince you the #0 issue is a great place to start.

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“In the true spirit of a zero issue, Scott Snyder and Kano’s “Swamp Thing” #0 is accessible for new readers, serving as an origin story for Alec Holland but starring his arch nemesis in the New 52 — Arcane of the Rot.

Arcane is a disgusting, savage being with further evidence of his prowess over the avatars of both the Red (Animal Man) and Green (Swamp Thing) provided early on in this issue. Throughout his existence Arcane has consistently weakened the Red and Green in preparation for the Rot’s rise currently going down in both this series and Jeff Lemire’s ‘Animal Man.'”