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The Underwater Welder

by Jeff Lemire

Hardcover, 224 pages, Top Shelf Productions, List Price: $19.95 |


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This new graphic novel from Jeff Lemire, the writer-artist behind popular comic series Sweet Tooth, follows Jack Joseph, an underwater welder on an oil rig and a father-to-be, who has a life-changing experience deep in the ocean.

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From The Underwater Welder, by Jeff Lemire. Copyright 2012 by Jeff Lemire. Excerpted with permission from Top Shelf Productions.