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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
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