Heavy Liquid

Heavy Liquid
By Paul Pope (writer/artist)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released March 2001; reissued October 2008

Soft cover edition:
Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $29.95
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563896354

Hard cover edition:
Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $39.99
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
ISBN: 1401219497

Synopsis from publisher for soft cover edition:

In a future where New York has evolved into a sci-fi metropolis, “S,” a man addicted to “heavy liquid,” a substance that is both a drug and an art form, finds himself trapped in a mystery littered with love and drugs. This Eisner Award-nominated tale follows S’s journey across two continents as he searches for the one artist skilled enough to render heavy liquid into a perfect sculpture. But as he attempts to complete this mission, S finds himself battling deadly psychopathic foes and inner demons of addiction. If he can survive these physical and mental trials, S just may discover the shocking secret of heavy liquid and a love he thought lost forever.

Synopsis from publisher for hard cover edition:

Paul Pope’s Eisner Award-nominated epic is collected in hardcover for the first time, completely recolored, with bonus sketch material. Meet “S,” a man addicted to “heavy liquid,” a substance that’s both drug and art form, in a future New York that’s a sci-fi metropolis, “S,” a man addicted to “heavy liquid,” a substance that is both a drug and an art form, finds himself trapped in a mystery littered with love and drugs. This Eisner Award-nominated tale follows S’s journey across two continents as he searches for the one artist skilled enough to render heavy liquid into a perfect sculpture. But as he attempts to complete this mission, S finds himself battling deadly psychopathic foes and inner demons of addiction. If he can survive these physical and mental trials, S just may discover the shocking secret of heavy liquid and a love he thought lost forever.

Notes:

This publication reprints the comic book mini-series Heavy Liquid. All material in this publication was written and illustrated by Paul Pope.

Reprints:

  1. Heavy Liquid #1 (1999)
  2. Heavy Liquid #2 (1999)
  3. Heavy Liquid #3 (1999)
  4. Heavy Liquid #4 (2000)
  5. Heavy Liquid #5 (2000)

Bonus Material [hard cover edition only]:

  1. Original material recolored
  2. Sketches by Paul Pope
Advertisements

About Corey Blake

Corey Blake does things on the Internet, and sometimes even in real life.

Posted on December 29, 2008, in DC Comics/Vertigo, Graphic Novel Database, Heavy Liquid and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: