Animal Man Vol. 3
Rotworld: The Red Kingdom (The New 52)
Publication Date: September 10, 2013
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To defeat The Rot, the unstoppable forces of decay terrorizing Earth, Animal Man has joined forces with the Swamp Thing, avatar of all plant life. With the combined strength of The Red and The Green, the two venture deep into The Rot to attack their enemy in its seat of power.
they were deceived. And as a result, The Rot was free to spread across the Earth unrestrained.
Baker returns to a world where this withering force of death has won, and nearly all of Earth’s heroes are its agents. With the help of John Constantine, Steel and the last few living heroes, Buddy must risk everything to ensure that Rotworld never takes root.
when you risk everything...you must be prepared to lose everything.
Critically acclaimed writers Jeff Lemire (JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK, SWEET TOOTH) and Scott Snyder (BATMAN, AMERICAN VAMPIRE) join together for an epic team-up tale between the DC Universe’s strangest heroes, with the help of artists including Steve Pugh (JOHN CONSTANTINE, HELLBLAZER), Marco Rudy (FINAL CRISIS) and Timothy Green II (RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS). Collects ANIMAL MAN #12-17 and SWAMP THING #12, #17-18.
Award-winning Canadian cartoonist Jeff Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed monthly comic book series SWEET TOOTH published by DC/Vertigo and the award winning graphic novel Essex County published by Top Shelf.
Now one of DC Comics cornerstone writers, Jeff was prominent in the publisher's recent "New 52" line-wide relaunch as the writer of ANIMAL MAN and FRANKENSTEIN: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. He has also written the monthly adventures of SUPERBOY and THE ATOM and is set to tackle JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK.
In 2008 Jeff won the Schuster Award for Best Canadian Cartoonist and The Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent. He also won the American Library Association's prestigious Alex Award, recognizing books for adults with specific teen appeal. He has also been nominated for 5 Eisner awards and 5 Harvey Awards.
In 2010 Essex County was named as one of the five Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade. He currently lives and works in Toronto with his wife and son.
"With the marrying of both art style and story concepts, the Animal Man and Swamp Thing creative teams have set up a crossover that I can't wait to read."—IGN
"The dialog snaps, the pacing is solid and the action is really well done."—Craveonline
"It is nice to see a writer use a dual art team for an excellent storytelling effect."—Comic Book Resources