Concrete Volume 1: Depths

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Dark Horse, 2005 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
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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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Review: Concrete, Volume 1: Depths (Concrete #1)

User Review  - Andy - Goodreads

4.5 stars - Black-and-white comic series involving a man named Ron Lithgow whose brain is placed in a rock-like body by aliens. Actually very little of these short stories have to do with science ... Read full review

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User Review  - Deodand - Goodreads

I work in a library, but I'm not a librarian. When I've spoken to librarians about Goodreads and other internet-based book recommendation services, they tend to sniff at them. To a librarian, nothing ... Read full review

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Professor Paul Chadwick, PhD, is Head of Clinical Psychology at the Royal South Hants Hospital, and Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Southampton. He has an international reputation for his ground-breaking, applied research over the past 20 years on cognitive therapy for psychosis and is lead author on an infl uential book written with M.J. Birchwood and P. Trower - "Cognitive Therapy for Delusions, Voices and Paranoia," also published by John Wiley and Sons.

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