Saga of the Swamp Thing (#6-45, Annual #1-2) Values 2019

From: The 2019 Price Guide for 1980’s Marvel & DC Newsstand Canadian Cover Price Variants (Type 1A)
by Bill Alexander, Paul Clairmont, Walter Durajlija, Jon McClure, Benjamin Nobel, Doug Sulipa, and Angelo Virone  [ introduction, table of contents, all titles ]

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Top 50 CPVs Saga of the Swamp Thing CPVs in the Top 50:

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Saga of the Swamp Thing Values #6-45, Annual #1-2
Issue Direct Edition Value Canadian
Variant
Cover Price
Type 1A Canadian Cover Price Variant Value CGC-Confirmed
Market-
place
Guide A
(NM)
Guide B
(NM-)
9.2
NM-
9.0
VF/NM
8.0
VF
6.0
FN
4.0
VG
2.0
GD
#6 $3 $3 $4 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 10/1982  Doug notes: FIRST Canadian Price Variant in Title  
#7 $4 $3 $4 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 11/1982   
#8 $2 $2 $4 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 12/1982   
#9 $3 $2 $4 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 1/1983   
#10 $3 $2 $4 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 2/1983   
#11 $3 $3 $4 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 3/1983   
#12 $2 $2 $4 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 4/1983   
#13 $3 $4 $4 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 5/1983   
#14 $3 $3 $4 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 6/1983   
#15 $9 $8 $4 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 7/1983   
#16 $4 $3 $5 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1983  Doug notes: Bissette art  
#17 $4 $5 $5 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 10/1983  Doug notes: Bissette art  
#18 $4 $3 $5 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 11/1983  Doug notes: Bissette art  
#19 $15 $9 $5 $0.95 $16
▲ $4
$14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 12/1983  Doug notes: Bissette art  
#20Top 50 $56 $54 $45 $0.95 $90
▲ $15
$60 $48 $34 $23 $11 
 DC, 1/1984  Alan Moore scripts begin
#30 in this year’s Top 50.
Doug notes: First ALAN MOORE Story & CLASSIC Series Begins;
 
#21Top 50 $42 $40 $34 $0.95 $90
▲ $26
$60 $48 $34 $23 $11 
 DC, 2/1984  Origin of Swamp Thing (new origin)
#32 in this year’s Top 50.
Angelo notes: T.V. show was announced that supposedly will rely on elements from this particular issue. The story in this issue is second to none.
Doug notes: 2nd ALAN MOORE Script issue; First All-New ORIGIN of SWAMP THING by ALAN MOORE
 
#22 $17 $16 $15 $0.95 $30 $26 $21 $15 $10 $
 DC, 3/1984  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story  
#23 $37 $31 $15 $0.95 $45
▲ $15
$34 $27 $19 $13 $
 DC, 4/1984  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story  
#24 $13 $11 $16 $0.95 $36 $32 $25 $18 $12 $
 DC, 5/1984  Doug notes: JLA X-Over; ALAN MOORE Story  
#25Top 50 $85 $120 $50 $0.95 $79
▲ $11
$53 $42 $30 $20 $10 
 DC, 6/1984  1st Cameo Appearance of Constantine; Alan Moore story; Jason Blood appearance
#38 in this year’s Top 50.
Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story; Etrigan the DEMON appears; FIRST Cameo appearance of JOHN CONSTANTINE aka HELLBLAZER = One panel Cameo, Appears ONE YEAR before the First FULL appearance in #37
 
#26 $9 $9 $8 $0.95 $20 $18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 7/1984  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#27 $13 $12 $8 $0.95 $20
▲ $2
$18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 8/1984  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story; Etrigan the DEMON appears;  
#28 $15 $12 $8 $0.95 $20
▲ $4
$18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 9/1984  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#29 $11 $6 $8 $0.95 $18 $16 $13 $9 $6 $
 DC, 10/1984  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story; Etrigan the DEMON appears;  
#30 $7 $5 $8 $0.95 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 11/1984  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#31 $6 $5 $6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 12/1984  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#32 $2 $3 $6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 1/1985  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#33 $6 $4 $6 $0.95 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 2/1985  Doug notes: Reprints original Swamp Thing story from House of Secrets #92;  
#34 $7 $8 $12 $0.95 $20 $18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 3/1985  Doug notes: Classic Cover; ALAN MOORE Story;  
#35 $3 $4 $6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 4/1985  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#36 $4 $4 $6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 5/1985  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#37Top 50 $150 $57 $145 $0.95 $265
▲ $55
$178 $142 $99 $67 $33 
 DC, 6/1985  1st Appearance of John Constantine
#3 in this year’s Top 50.
Angelo notes: A CGC 9.6 variant sold in 2018 for $750.
Doug notes: First FULL appearance of JOHN CONSTANTINE aka HELLBLAZER; ALAN MOORE Story;
 
#38 $7 $7 $14 $0.95 $26 $23 $18 $13 $9 $
 DC, 7/1985  Doug notes: Second FULL appearance of JOHN CONSTANTINE aka HELLBLAZER; ALAN MOORE Story;  
#39 $6 $6 $14 $0.95 $22 $19 $15 $11 $7 $
 DC, 8/1985  Doug notes: Third FULL appearance of JOHN CONSTANTINE aka HELLBLAZER; ALAN MOORE Story;  
#40 $7 $6 $14 $0.95 $22 $19 $15 $11 $7 $
 DC, 9/1985  Doug notes: Fourth FULL appearance of JOHN CONSTANTINE aka HELLBLAZER; ALAN MOORE Story;  
#41 $5 $3 $4 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 10/1985  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#42 $4 $5 $4 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 11/1985  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#43 $5 $6 $4 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1985  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE Story;  
#44 $2 $2 $4 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 1/1986  Doug notes: Early JOHN CONSTANTINE appearance; ALAN MOORE Story;  
#45 $3 $3 $4 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 2/1986  Doug notes: Scarcer LAST issue under this Title & LAST Canadian Price Variant in Title; Early JOHN CONSTANTINE appearance; ALAN MOORE Story;  
Annual #1 $5 $3 $4 $1.25 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 1/1982  Doug notes: Movie Adaption; Painted cover  
Annual #2 $26 $30
$7
$1.60 $50
▲ $5
$38 $30 $21 $14 $
 DC, 1/1985  Doug notes: ALAN MOORE story; Swamp Thing, Phantom Stranger, Boston Brand the Deadman, Etrigan the Demon & Jim Corrigan the Spectre cover & Story; PRECEEDS the Original incarnation of the JLD or JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK in Swamp Thing #49-50 from 6-7/1986 by about a YEAR, and has MANY of the Same Teams Members; ** Includes appearances by; Abigail Cable, Muttlecraunch, Flutch & Anton Arcane;  
Issue Market-
place
Guide A
(NM)
Guide B
(NM-)
Canadian
Variant
Cover Price
9.2
NM-
9.0
VF/NM
8.0
VF
6.0
FN
4.0
VG
2.0
GD
CGC-Confirmed
Direct Edition Value Type 1A Canadian Cover Price Variant Value
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
 = Flagged to highlight price guide disagreement
 
Saga of the Swamp Thing Canadian Price Variant Example Photos:
CPV Canadian Price Variant Images 1
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
Saga of the Swamp Thing CGC Census Changes:
Issue # 8/15/2017
Census Count
8/21/2018
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
6 8 8
7 10 10
8 9 9
9 3 3
10 10 10
11 4 4
12 4 4
13 5 5
14 3 3
15 6 6
16 6 6
17 6 6
18 10 10
19 10 11 +1
20 309 341 3 +32 +3
21 206 222 2 +16 +2
22 39 43 +4
23 50 51 +1
24 41 44 +3
25 137 162 1 +25 +1
26 16 18 +2
27 32 34 +2
28 45 46 +1
29 25 26 +1
30 28 28
31 20 20
32 14 16 +2
33 42 45 +3
34 54 57 +3
35 25 26 1 +1 +1
36 35 37 +2
37 1,290 8 1,496 11 +206 +3
38 70 72 +2
39 10 10
40 3 3
41 3 3
42 11 11
43 19 21 +2
44 45 53 +8
45 16 17 +1
Annual #1 29 31 +2
Annual #2 36 45 +9
  Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
2,744
> 99% 
8
< 1% 
3,073
> 99% 
18
< 1% 
 +329
  ~97% 
 +10
  ~3% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
CPV Canadian Price Variant Images 2
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