This issue is a variant of Irredeemable (Boom! Studios, 2009 series) #2. There exist further variants.
The 1st printing of this issue shipped with three covers, as indexed below. Per indicia: Copyright  Boom! Studios. Printed in Canada.
Spokes' variant covers to #1-12 will spell out "Irredeemable". This cover features the first R. It was offered to retailers as a 1-in-25 incentive. A "negative" variant using this cover's art also exists, as indexed below.
For the 2nd printing of this issue Cassaday's black-&-white art to Cover B was used, with typography in red.
This variant, exclusive to retailer A Comic Shop and limited to 500 copies, uses Spokes' art to Cover C in "negative".
The inside front cover has logo, credits, and indicia set against negative red-&-black detail of Cover A.
The Paradigm is named in this issue. // Story is untitled beyond series title. First line: "My name is Kaidan, as was my mother's, and her mother's before her."