All pseudonyms are based off a person or character who inspires the interviewee:
Swamp Thing is humble, objective, and does the right thing because he knows it is. He overcomes death over and is better for it. The Swamp Thing signifies my triumph over death and is a positive way to think about the cycle of life.
The Swamp Thing was once was a man named Alec Holland, a scientist who strived to make the world a better place and was murdered for it. The swamp respected and glorified his actions and in death, they turned him into Swamp Thing. They used his body and the nature around him to form what they thought was a man, to the best of their abilities. Abigail Arcane is the love interest of the Swamp Thing.
The rest of Abigail’s story will be told in future posts.