The Underwater Welder

August 7, 2012|
The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire
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Pressure. An underwater welder on an oil rig off the Nova Scotia coast, Jack is used to the pressures of deep-sea work. Nothing, however, could prepare him for the pressures of impending fatherhood. As Jack dives deeper and deeper, he seems to pull further and further away from his young wife and their unborn son. But then, something happens deep on the ocean floor. Jack has a strange and mind-bending encounter that will change the course of his life forever!

Equal parts blue-collar character study and mind-bending science fiction epic, The Underwater Welder explores fathers and sons, birth and death, memory and truth, and the treasures we all bury deep down inside.

"It''s a striking evocation of the Canadian Maritimes, and a moving meditation on what haunts us and how we struggle to keep those specters at bay." - New York Times
Jeff Lemire is a prolific, award-winning comic book writer and artist from Ontario, who''s known for creating literary stories depicting the frailties, fears, and hopes of the human condition.He''s worked extensively with all the major comic book publishers, penning well-received runs on Animal Man, Green Arrow, Haw...
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Title:The Underwater Welder
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 10.44 X 6.94 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 10.44 X 6.94 X 0.65 in
Published:August 7, 2012
Publisher:IDW Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781603090742

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