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Real Identity: Alec Holland
Affiliations: Justice League
Appearances: Shazam Slam (Abate and Switch) and Zombie King
Powers/Skills: Plant Manipulation and Unarmed Combat
Voiced By: Mark Hamill
Swamp Thing is a super hero with the power to manipulate plant life and is a member of the Justice League. Supposedly, someone nicknamed him Swamp Thing and it stuck. He was summoned to the House of Mystery by Constantine after he got a distress call from Batman. In Green Arrow's plan to throw off Nyorlath's power stripping spell, Swamp Thing posed as Plastic Man. In the rematch, Swamp Thing made the first move and smashed Abnegazar into a wall then together with Green Arrow, uppercut Nyorlath. However, Black Adam emerged from the reopened volcanic fissure the Brothers targeted and turned them into monsters. Swamp Thing used Plastic Man as a slingshot and launched Rath. Constantine moved his portal in Rath's path. Swamp Thing helped immobilize Adam so that Shazam and Superman could knock him out together. On the night of Crimson Moon, Swamp Thing detected an intrusion in a New Orleans swamp. He found Solomon Grundy with several zombies. Grundy threw him into an angel statue then jammed a boulder on him.
Swamp Thing retrieved his comm and sent out a distress call. Batman picked up the call at the Watchtower but was unable to secure back up from Constantine and Zatanna, who were busy fighting Brother Night. Swamp Thing followed Grundy's zombies to New Orleans and saved a band, mother, and her infant in an alley dead end. The infant saw him and began crying. Swamp Thing remarked he didn't miss humanity. He made his way to the City of the Dead cemetery and yanked away Grundy's zombies from the immobilized Batman. Batman threw out borrowed tech and froze them. Swamp Thing caught up to Grundy and wrapped him up. Grundy offered to share power with him if he helped destroy the humans. Swamp Thing thought himself a more life affirming creature and passed. Grundy broke free and clocked him into a mausoleum. Zombies rose up and grabbed at him. The energy of the Star of the Dead was unleashed and Batman and Zatanna were immediately transformed into zombies. Swamp Thing formed one of his big toes into a tendril and extended it across to the statue.
Swamp Thing removed the Star from it. All transformed zombies returned to normal and all zombies disappeared. Grundy demanded the Star back but Swamp Thing destroyed it. Grundy punched Swamp Thing repeatedly but it was no use. His body oozed back into shape. As Grundy tired himself out, Swamp Thing slyly grabbed a boulder behind him and decked him. Before Grundy could resume his assault, Batman froze him. Zatanna was disappointed and stated she could have turned him into a bunny. Batman, Zatanna, and Swamp Thing observed the festivities in New Orleans. Swamp Thing didn't think they were saints. Zatanna countered they were more human than they'd care to admit. Swamp Thing saw the infant he saved and replied maybe. A jester sitting on the shoulders of another jester walked by and kissed Swamp Thing.