Preview: The Underwater Welder HC
The Underwater Welder HC
Jeff Lemire (w & a & c)
WARNING: CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE. As an underwater welder on an oil rig off the coast of Nova Scotia, Jack Joseph is used to the immense pressures of deep-sea work — but not the pressures of impending fatherhood. While Jack dives deeper and deeper, he seems to pull further and further away from his young wife and their unborn son. Then one night, deep in the icy solitude of the ocean floor, Jack has a mysterious and supernatural encounter that will change the course of his life forever.
Equal parts blue-collar character study and mind-bending mystery, The Underwater Welder is a graphic novel about fathers and sons, birth and death, memory and reality, and the treasures we all bury deep below the surface.
HC • BW • $29.99 • 232 pages • 6.875” x 10.435” • ISBN: 978-1-60309-392-7