The Underwater Welder
Pressure. As an underwater welder on an oilrig off the coast of Nova Scotia, Jack Joseph is used to the immense 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... show more
Pressure. As an underwater welder on an oilrig off the coast of Nova Scotia, Jack Joseph is used to the immense 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.
Publish date: August 7th 2012
Publisher: Top Shelf
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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The Underwater Welder is one part Twilight Zone and one part hard human emotion. Jack Joseph lives in a maritime town in Nova Scotia with his wife who is 9 months pregnant. The pressure of impending fatherhood send Jack on a Twilight Zone adventure through his past and his relationship with his.The ...
Enjoyed this very short read of a graphic novel. A twilight-zone-esq foray into a man's longing and loss. If you're a fan of non-superhero graphic novels, consider this little snack of a novel.
I don't seem to have gotten as much out of this book as so many others have. I have to wonder if the art, which I really disliked, kept me from fully engaging. That's a shame, because the writing and story are both well above average. Jack's struggle to fully accept his father's death (and his absen...
Eerie and moving at the same time. I know it's been said a million times before, but Lindelof's sentiments in the foreword are absolutely on the money: Underwater Welder is "the most spectacular episode of The Twilight Zone never produced." It has all the classic black-and-white fever dream feel as ...