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"Rebirth and Nightmare": Commander John Zero, whose lost hand has been replaced by a sabre, takes the costumed identity of Sabre and is ordered by Councilman Red of the Colossus organization to capture Swamp Thing that they may wrest from him the secret of the bio-restorative formula. Meanwhile,
Appearing in "Rebirth and Nightmare"
- Swamp Thing (Flashback and main story)
- Edward Holland (First appearance)
- Ruth Monroe (First appearance)
- Councilman Red
- Linda Holland (Flashback only)
- Ned (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "Rebirth and Nightmare"
Commander John Zero, whose lost hand has been replaced by a sabre, takes the costumed identity of Sabre and is ordered by Councilman Red of the Colossus organization to capture Swamp Thing that they may wrest from him the secret of the bio-restorative formula. Meanwhile, Swamp Thing encounters Alec Holland’s brother Edward and his girlfriend Ruth Monroe, and reveals to them his origin.
- Story continues next issue.
- First appearance of John Zero as Sabre.
- The origin of the Swamp Thing is recapped in this issue.
- Alec Holland's humanity is restored in this issue. The details behind this event are contradicted in later stories, as Holland and the Swamp Thing are actually two physically separate entities.
- No trivia.
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Links and References
- Swamp Thing at Wikipedia
- Swamp Thing at Sequart
- Swamp Thing at Toonopedia
- Swamp Thing at DCU Guide
- Swamp Thing Annotations
- Swamp Thing Database at Roots of the Swamp Thing
- Swamp Thing at TV Tropes
- Swamp Thing movie entry at the Internet Movie Databse (IMDB)
- Swamp Thing live-action television series at the Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
- Swamp Thing animated series at the Internet Movie Database (IMDB)