Irredeemable #1 [Cover C]
(April 2009)

Boom! Studios, 2009 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Brand:
Boom! Studios [Explosion]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Matt Gagnon
Color:
color
Dimensions:
6.5" x 10.2"
Paper Stock:
glossy cover and interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Cover C] (Table of Contents)

Irredeemable / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jeffrey Spokes
Inks:
Jeffrey Spokes
Colors:
Jeffrey Spokes
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Plutonian
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Spokes' variant covers to #1-12 will spell out "Irredeemable". This cover features the I. It was first offered to retailers as a 1-in-50 incentive signed by Mark Waid; unsigned copies were offered as a 1-in-20 incentive for the second printing of the issue. A "negative" variant using this cover's art also exists, as indexed below.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
? (logo, design); typeset

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover has logo, credits, and indicia set against negative red-&-black detail of John Cassaday's art to Cover A.

Irredeemable [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

Irredeemable / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Waid
Pencils:
Peter Krause
Inks:
Peter Krause
Colors:
Andrew Dalhouse
Letters:
Ed Dukeshire

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Plutonian (introduction); The Hornet [Jim; full name unknown (see Notes)] (introduction; death); The Hornet's wife [Donna; full name unknown] (introduction; death); The Hornet's infant son [name unknown] (introduction; death); The Hornet's daughter [Sarah; full name unknown] (introduction; death) (see Notes); The Paradigm [Qubit (introduction); Scylla (introduction); Charybdis (introduction); Volt (introduction); Gilgamos (introduction); Bette Noir (introduction); Kaidan (introduction)] (introduction of group; see Notes); Samsara (introduction; apparent death); unidentified superheroes and supervillains (introduction of all; cameos; flashback)
Synopsis:
A masked man called The Hornet is vaporized along with his wife and children by The Plutonian. One week later the happy meeting of "Tony" and Samsara, who would become crimefighting partners, is recalled when the members of The Paradigm desperately try to glean information that would let them stop their former teammate's rampage. As the heroes resolve to split up and track down leads on Plutonian's private life, he arrives, strangely satisfied when they escape.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is untitled beyond series title. First page has close-ups of Plutonian's glowing yellow eyes. // The Paradigm is named in #2. Sarah's death is confirmed in #3. The Hornet's first name is given in Irredeemable Special #1. // First trade-paperback collection credits Paul Azaceta with character design of The Plutonian.

[Afterword] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Letters:
? (design); typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text is set against negative red-&-black detail of Barry Kitson's art to Cover B.

The Unknown 5-Page Preview (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

[April Promo Page] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Boom! Studios / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Wheel of Time (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

She Has Solved Every Mystery Known to Man. But There Is One Mystery That Remains... The Unknown! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Halo Wars (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Halo Wars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Cover C]
    Irredeemable
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. Irredeemable [Chapter 1]
    Irredeemable
  4. 3. [Afterword]
  5. 4. The Unknown 5-Page Preview
    The Unknown
  6. 5. [April Promo Page]
    Boom! Studios
  7. 6. The Wheel of Time
  8. 7. She Has Solved Every Mystery Known to Man. But There Is One Mystery That Remains... The Unknown!
    The Unknown
  9. 8. Halo Wars
    Halo Wars
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Brian Saner Lamken