Concrete Volume 1: Depths

by Paul Chadwick

Published Aug 09, 2005 by Dark Horse Books (August 9, 2005)

Price: $3.99

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4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 18 ratings
Part man, part…rock? Over seven feet tall and weighing over a thousand pounds, he is known as Concrete but is in reality the mind of one Ronald Lithgow, trapped inside a shell of stone, a body that allows him to walk unaided on the ocean's floor or survive the crush of a thousand tons of rubble in a collapsed mineshaft…but prevents him from feeling the touch of a human hand.

These stories of Concrete are as rich and satisfying as any in comics: funny, heartbreaking, and singularly human. Depths, the first in a series of collections reprinting the classic early Concrete stories along with never-before-collected short stories, includes the Eisner-nominated "Orange Glow" and "Vagabond," Paul Chadwick's autobiographical account of a cross-country hitchhiking trip.

• "Probably the best comic being published today by anyone, anywhere."—Harlan Ellison

• Paul Chadwick's Concrete has won five Eisner Awards and three Harvey Awards.

• One of GQ's "20 Graphic Novels You Should Read."

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