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Chadwick, Paul:

Concrete

Concrete was created by Paul Chadwick.

Original Series: The First Block

Concrete #1

“A Stone among Stones” -- 26 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • Concrete hires Larry Munro, rescues miners from a cave-in, and (on the final page) suggests swimming the Atlantic (setting up issue #2)

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

first issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.50; cover-dated Apr 1987

Concrete #2

“The Transatlantic Swim” -- 26 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.50; cover-dated May 1987
Concrete: Land and Sea #1

“A Stone Among Stones” -- 26 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #1

“The Transatlantic Swim” -- 34 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #2, expanded by eight new pages

sketches -- 4 pages

only issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Feb 1989

Concrete #3

“Mountain with a Steel Heart” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • on the way home after Concrete #2, Concrete reveals his origin to Larry

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.50; cover-dated Aug 1987
Concrete #4

“In the Glare of the Lights” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • Concrete continues his story (from issue #3), revealing how he met Maureen and went public

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.75; cover-dated Oct 1987
Concrete: A New Life #1

“Mountain with a Steel Heart” -- 32 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #3, expanded by four new pages

“In the Glare of the Lights” -- 31 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #4, expanded by three new pages

only issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Oct 1989

Original Series: Short Stories

Concrete #5

“Body Guard to a Mad Rock Star” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.75; cover-dated Nov 1987
Concrete Vol. 1: Depths

“A Stone among Stones” -- 26 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #1

“Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #1
  • not included in its ideal order

“The Transatlantic Swim” -- 34 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Land and Sea #1 (where it was reprinted and expanded from Concrete #2)

“Water God” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #8
  • not included in its ideal order

“A New Life” -- 62 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: A New Life #1 (where it was reprinted and expanded from Concrete #3-4)

“Straight in the Eye” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #10

“An Armchair Stuffed with Dynamite” -- 28 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #5

“Sympathy from a Devil” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #150

“Orange Glow” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Annual 1999

“Vagabond” -- 6 pages

  • an autobiographical story reprinted from Streetwise (published by TwoMorrows, July 2000)

Concrete gallery -- 4 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

digest size; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 212 pages; black and white; $12.95; cover-dated July 2005

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Concrete #6

“No Sweat” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • Concrete goes to work on a farm and adopts a dog named Tripod

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.75; cover-dated Feb 1988
Concrete: Odd Jobs

“Body Guard to a Mad Rock Star” -- 28 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #5

“No Sweat” -- 28 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #6

“What Needs to be Done” -- 8 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss
  • this story is new to this volume

only issue; wraparound cover: Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $3.50; cover-dated July 1990

Concrete #7

“A Remarkable Life” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • Concrete grows horns

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.75; cover-dated Apr 1988

Original Series: Everest Block

Concrete #8

“A Trek through Nepal” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; pencils by Paul Chadwick; inks by John Nyberg

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.75; cover-dated June 1988
Concrete #9

“Everest: Solo” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • continued from Concrete #8

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.75; cover-dated Sept 1988

Original Series: Other Stories

Concrete #10

“Always Fences” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • Concrete visits his dying mother

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

final issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $1.75; cover-dated Nov 1988

The Complete Concrete
magazine size; reprints Concrete #1-10, including the expansions added for Concrete: Land and Sea and Concrete: A New Life, with Concrete #3-4 merged as “A New Life” and Concrete #8-9 merged as “Everest: Solo”; also includes the previously-unpublished final page of Concrete’s origin story and a new painted back cover; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 324 pages; $24.95; cover-dated Sept 1994

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Concrete Color Special #1

“The Damp Descent” -- 24 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • Concrete investigates a mystery in Vermont

“Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #1, colored here for the first time

“Under the Desert Stars” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #2, colored here for the first time

only issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Feb 1989

Concrete Vol. 2: Heights

“No Sweat” -- 28 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #6

“What Needs to be Done” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Odd Jobs

“A Remarkable Life” -- 28 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #7

“Everest: Solo” -- 56 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #8-9 (and put together as a single story, as they were in The Complete Concrete)

“Goodwill Ambassador” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #22

“Always Fences” -- 28 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete #10

“Now is Now” -- 6 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #14

“The Damp Descent” -- 24 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete Color Special #1

Concrete gallery -- 14 pages

digest size; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 212 pages; black and white; $12.95; cover-dated Oct 2005

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Concrete Celebrates Earth Day 1990 #1

“Like Disneyland Only Toxic” -- 8 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss

“Earth Streams” -- 4 pages

  • written by Henry David Thoreau; art by Charles Vess
  • illustrated quotations by Henry David Thoreau

“A Billion Conscious Acts” -- 6 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“The Still Planet” -- 23 pages

  • written by Moebius; art by Moebius

“Stay Tuned for Pearl Harbor” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #28

only issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $3.50; cover-dated 22 Apr 1990

Fragile Creature

Concrete: Fragile Creature #1

“Fragile Creature, Part One” -- 27 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss
  • page count includes black-and-white inside front cover, on which the story starts

Concrete and Maureen pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

illustration of the Rulers of the Omniverse screenplay -- 2 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

first issue; wraparound cover: Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.50; cover-dated June 1991

Concrete: Fragile Creature #2

“Fragile Creature, Part Two” -- 27 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss
  • page count includes black-and-white inside front cover, on which the story starts

Concrete and friends pin-up -- 2 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

illustration of the Rulers of the Omniverse screenplay -- 2 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

wraparound cover: Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.50; cover-dated July 1991
Concrete: Fragile Creature #3

“Fragile Creature, Part Three” -- 27 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss
  • page count includes black-and-white inside front cover, on which the story starts

Concrete and friends pin-up -- 2 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

illustration of the Rulers of the Omniverse screenplay -- 2 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

wraparound cover: Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.50; cover-dated Aug 1991
Concrete: Fragile Creature #4

“Fragile Creature, Part Four” -- 29 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss
  • page count includes black-and-white inside front cover, on which the story starts

illustration of the Rulers of the Omniverse screenplay -- 2 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

final issue; wraparound cover: Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.50; cover-dated Sept 1991

Concrete: Complete Short Stories, 1986-1989

collects stories from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #1-6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 28, and 32; magazine size; introduction by Archie Goodwin; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 144 pages; black and white; $12.95

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Concrete: Fragile Creature

collects Concrete: Fragile Creature #1-4 and “Fire at Twilight” (from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #38); published by Dark Horse Comics; $15.95

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Concrete Vol. 3: Fragile Creature

“Fragile Creature”

  • reprints Concrete: Fragile Creature #1-4, with their wraparound covers preceding each chapter and each chapter’s illustrated screenplay pages following each chapter

“The Gray Embrace” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #4

“Burning Brightly, Brightly” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #5

“Little Pushes” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #6

“Next Best” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #12

“Fire at Twilight” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #38

“Byrdland’s Secret” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #66

“The Artistic Impulse” -- 14 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #100-3

Concrete gallery -- 8 pages

digest size; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 212 pages; black and white; $12.95

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Concrete: Eclectica #1

“King of the Early Evening” -- 12 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss
  • Concrete celebrates Halloweeen

sketches of Concrete and freinds -- 9 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #1: The Lyle Committee” -- 1 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #2: The Ugly Boy” -- 6 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #3: Jack O’Fingers” -- 1 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete illustration

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover
  • originally printed as the cover to the 1992 Wonder Con program

first issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Apr 1993

Concrete: Eclectica #2

“I Strive for Realism” -- 10 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

sketches of Concrete and friends -- 5 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #4: The Dictator’s Dream” -- 2 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

untitled A Sky of Heads story -- 8 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Jed Hotchkiss and Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #5: The Maiden of Crete” -- 1 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

final issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated May 1993

Killer Smile

Concrete: Killer Smile #1

“Killer Smile, Part One” -- 24 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss

“100 Horrors #6: Coming Soon: Emptiness” -- 2 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss

“100 Horrors #7: Life Bomb” -- 1 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

first issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated July 1994

Concrete: Killer Smile #2

“Killer Smile, Part Two” -- 24 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss

“100 Horrors #8: Frozen” -- 4 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Aug 1994
Concrete: Killer Smile #3

“Killer Smile, Part Three” -- 24 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss

Concrete illustrations -- 4 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Sept 1994
Concrete: Killer Smile #4

“Killer Smile, Conclusion” -- 28 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick with Jed Hotchkiss

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

final issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Oct 1994

Concrete: Killer Smile

collects Concrete: Killer Smile #1-4; introduction by Frank Miller; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $16.95; cover-dated Oct 1995

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Concrete Vol. 4: Killer Smile

“Killer Smile” -- 100 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Killer Smile #1-4

“Under the Desert Stars” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #2

“Visible Breath” -- 12 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #32

“The Four-Wheeled Sleeping Pill” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #3

“King of the Early Evening” -- 12 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Eclectica #1

“Enough World” -- 4 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #87

“Family Night” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Maverick 2000

“American Christmas” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Within Our Reach

“100 Horrors #1: The Lyle Committee” -- 1 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Eclectica #1

“100 Horrors #2: The Ugly Boy” -- 6 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Eclectica #1

“100 Horrors #3: Jack O’Fingers” -- 1 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Eclectica #1

“100 Horrors #4: The Dictator’s Dream” -- 2 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Eclectica #2

“100 Horrors #5: The Maiden of Crete” -- 1 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Eclectica #2

“100 Horrors #6: Coming Soon: Emptiness” -- 2 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Killer Smile #1

“100 Horrors #7: Life Bomb” -- 1 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Killer Smile #1

“100 Horrors #8: Frozen” -- 4 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Killer Smile #2

“100 Horrors #9: The Cave” -- 5 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #1

“100 Horrors #10: The Bore” -- 3 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #2

“100 Horrors #11: Earth’s Birthday” -- 2 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #3

“100 Horrors #12: The Wish” -- 2 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #4

“100 Horrors #13: The Arm” -- 2 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #5

Concrete gallery -- 5 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

digest size; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 212 pages; black and white; $12.95; cover-dated Mar 2006

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Concrete: The Complete Short Stories, 1990-1995

collects stories from Concrete Celebrates Earth Day 1990 #1; Concrete: Eclectica #1-2; Concrete: Odd Jobs; Dark Horse Presents Fifth Anniversary Special; Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #38, 66, 87, and 100-3; San Diego Comic Con Comics #2; and Within Our Reach; magazine size; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 117 pages; black and white; $14.95; published Jan 1996

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Think Like a Mountain

Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #1

“Green Fire” -- 22 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #9: The Cave” -- 5 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

first issue; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Mar 1996

Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #2

“Hidden Graveyard” -- 22 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #10: The Bore” -- 3 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

cover by Geof Darrow; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Apr 1996
Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #3

“Arms and Bones” -- 22 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #11: Earth’s Birthday” -- 2 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

cover by Geof Darrow; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated May 1996
Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #4

“Weight of the World” -- 22 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #12: The Wish” -- 2 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

cover by Geof Darrow; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated June 1996
Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #5

“Nightwork” -- 20 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“100 Horrors #13: The Arm” -- 2 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

cover by Geof Darrow; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated July 1996
Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #6

“Charismatic Megafauna” -- 26 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

final issue; cover by Geof Darrow; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Aug 1996

Concrete: Think Like a Mountain

collects Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #1-6; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $17.95

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Concrete Vol. 5: Think Like a Mountain

“Think Like a Mountain” -- 136 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #1-6

“Like Disneyland Only Toxic” -- 6 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete Celebrates Earth Day 1990 #1

“A Billion Conscious Acts” -- 6 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete Celebrates Earth Day 1990 #1

“Objects of Value” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Fifth Anniversary Special

“Steel Rain” -- 4 pages

  • reprinted from San Diego Comic Con Comics #2

“Riotous Life” -- 4 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Extra #1-4

“Stay Tuned for Pearl Harbor” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #28

“A Sky of Heads: With a Whimper” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #16

Concrete gallery -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Think Like a Mountain #1-6

digest size; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 212 pages; black and white; $12.95; cover-dated May 2006

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Strange Armor

Concrete: Strange Armor #1

“Strange Armor, Part One” -- 25 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

first issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Dec 1997

Concrete: Strange Armor #2

“Strange Armor, Part Two” -- 25 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Jan 1998
Concrete: Strange Armor #3

“Strange Armor, Part Three” -- 25 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Mar 1998
Concrete: Strange Armor #4

“Strange Armor, Part Four” -- 25 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated Apr 1998
Concrete: Strange Armor #5

“Strange Armor, Part Five” -- 26 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

Concrete pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

final issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.95; cover-dated May 1998

Concrete: Strange Armor

collects Concrete: Strange Armor #1-5; cover taken from Concrete: Strange Armor #1; published by Dark Horse Comics; $16.95; cover-dated Oct 1998

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Concrete Vol. 6: Strange Armor

“Strange Armor” -- 126 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Strange Armor #1-5

“I Strive for Realism” -- 13 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Eclectica #2

“Fitful Sleep” -- 2 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #20
  • untitled in actual story; title comes from table of contents

“Watching a Sunset” -- 6 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #20

“World Beneath the Skin’ -- 10 pages

  • reprinted from A Decade of Dark Horse #4

“Running” -- 4 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • previously unpublished

“On Van Gogh’s ‘The Bedroom’” -- 2 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“Brighter!” -- 6 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #1
  • unrelated to Concrete

“A Sky of Heads: Quality Time” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 1 #18

untitled A Sky of Heads story -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Concrete: Eclectica #2

“The Building that Didn’t Explode” -- 7 pages

  • reprinted from AutobioGraphix
  • autobiographical story unreleated to Concrete

Concrete gallery -- 5 pages

  • reprints content from Concrete: Strange Armor #1-5

digest size; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 212 pages; black and white; $12.95; cover-dated July 2006

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The Human Dilemma

Concrete: The Human Dilemma #1

“The Human Dilemma, Part 1″ -- 21 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“My Favorite Painting” -- 4 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • an article written by Concrete about his favorite painting, “The Infinite Night”

“Unicron Isle Betrayed” -- 6 pages

  • written by Lee Marrs; art by Paul Chadwick
  • 4 pages of story, a model sheet, and a pin-up from an unpublished series Paul Chadwick almost did for Star*Reach early in his career

first issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Dec 2004

Concrete: The Human Dilemma #2

“The Human Dilemma, Part 2″ -- 21 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“Broken Treasures” -- 4 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • illustrated prose story, purporting to be an article by “Wayne Penterko” about his collection Concrete memorabilia

“Concrete Bibliography” -- 1 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • fictional bibliography of the books Concrete has written

sketchbook drawings -- 5 pages

  • art by Paul Chadwick

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Jan 2005
Concrete: The Human Dilemma #3

“The Human Dilemma, Part 3″ -- 20 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

“Letter from L.A.” -- 4 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • a ficititious magazine article tying in with the main story

untitled -- 6 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • sketchbook art by Paul Chadwick with commentary

“Winter” -- 1 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • an illustrated poem about winter

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Feb 2005
Concrete: The Human Dilemma #4

“The Human Dilemma, Part 4″ -- 20 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

untitled -- 6 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • more sketches with commentary

“Discovery” -- 1 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • an illustrated poem

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Mar 2005
Concrete: The Human Dilemma #5

“The Human Dilemma, Part 5″ -- 20 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

untitled -- 9 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • illustrations produced for a Concrete film with notes by Paul Chadwick

cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Apr 2005
Concrete: The Human Dilemma #6

“The Human Dilemma, Part 6″ -- 20 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick

untitled -- 3 pages

  • written by Paul Chadwick; art by Paul Chadwick
  • sketches with commentary

final issue; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $3.50; cover-dated May 2005

Concrete Vol. 7: The Human Dilemma

collects Concrete: The Human Dilemma #1-6; digest size; cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; 164 pages; black and white; $12.95; cover-dated Apr 2006

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Concrete: Three Uneasy Pieces

“Intersection” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 2 #1

“In a Wound in the Earth” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 2 #2

“Everything Looks Like a Nail” -- 8 pages

  • reprinted from Dark Horse Presents Vol. 2 #3

Concrete pin-up

  • art by Paul Chadwick
  • printed on the back cover

only issue; also includes a 1-page afterword by Paul Chadwick (printed on the inside back cover); cover by Paul Chadwick; published by Dark Horse Comics; $2.99; cover-dated July 2012


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