Irredeemable #5 [Cover C]
(August 2009)

Boom! Studios, 2009 Series
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Price:
0.99 US
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Brand:
Boom! Studios
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Irredeemable (Boom! Studios, 2009 series) #5. There exist further variants.

Per indicia: Copyright [2009] Boom! Studios. Printed in Canada. // This issue shipped with different four covers and a special promotional price of 99 cents. 50% of retailers' orders were filled with Cover A, 25% with Cover B, and 25% with Cover C, while one copy of Cover D was sent to retailers as an incentive for every ten standard copies ordered.


[Cover C] (Table of Contents)

Irredeemable / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Panosian (signed)
Inks:
Dan Panosian (signed)
Colors:
Dan Panosian (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gilgamos
Reprints:

[Cover D] (Table of Contents)

Irredeemable / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Charybdis
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Incentive covers for #1-12 will spell out the series title; this cover features the D.

Previously... (Table of Contents)

Irredeemable / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Peter Krause
Inks:
Peter Krause
Colors:
Andrew Dalhouse
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
The Plutonian; The Hornet; Sarah [The Hornet's daughter]; Qubit; Samsara; Kaidan; Gilgamos; Volt; Bette Noir; Scylla; Charybdis; Modeus

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover has head shots of cast from previous issues and recap of story so far, plus logo, credits, and indicia set against negative red-&-black detail of #1's Cover A.

Irredeemable [Chapter 5] (Table of Contents)

Irredeemable / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Plutonian; The Paradigm [Volt; Bette Noir; Gilgamos; Kaidan; Charybdis; Qubit]; Modeus robots
Synopsis:
The Plutonian addresses everyone on Earth using a device in his trophy room "seized from Modeus". Volt recalls his invitation to join The Paradigm and how, more recently, he lost his left arm. Charybdis makes a revelation about his powers, an accusation about Bette Noir, and an observation about Qubit's Modeus robots in the wake of their surprising find.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is untitled beyond series title. First page shows Plutonian walking through trophy room.

[The Anchor Promo] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brian Churilla; Rafael Albuquerque
Inks:
Brian Churilla; Rafael Albuquerque
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

The Anchor #1 and its 5-page preview in this issue are hyped with art from Covers A and B.

[The Anchor 5-Page Preview] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Phil Hester
Pencils:
Brian Churilla
Inks:
Brian Churilla
Colors:
Matthew Wilson
Letters:
Ed Dukeshire
Editing:
Matt Gagnon

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The Anchor (first appearance); Little Saint (first appearance)
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Five pages of the story from The Anchor #1 are excerpted.

Freak of Nature! Hulking Outcast! God's Own Leg-Breaker! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brian Churilla
Inks:
Brian Churilla
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

The Anchor is advertised again with art from #1's Cover A.

[August 2009 Promo Page] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Matt Gagnon; ? (Q&A); Ming Doyle
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editor Gagnon equates his current job with his days as a line cook in "Tick... Tick... Tick..." column. Page also includes Boom! masthead, brief Q&A with Jennifer's Body artist Doyle, and small repros of covers to upcoming releases.

[Swordsmith Assassin Promo] (Table of Contents)

Swordsmith Assassin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Cassaday (signed)
Inks:
John Cassaday (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Swordsmith Assassin is advertised with art from #1's Cover A.

It's Going to Change the World. (Table of Contents)

JETT / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advanced Research Technologies' JETT is advertised on the last interior page.

Rising Sun (Table of Contents)

Asahi / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

The Japanese beer Asahi is advertised on the inside back cover.

Get Caught Up! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Cassaday; various
Inks:
John Cassaday; various
Colors:
Laura Martin; various
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The back cover advertises this issue and the first Irredeemable trade-paperback collection.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Cover C]
    Irredeemable
  2. 1. [Cover D]
    Irredeemable
  3. 2. Previously...
    Irredeemable
  4. 3. Irredeemable [Chapter 5]
    Irredeemable
  5. 4. [The Anchor Promo]
    The Anchor
  6. 5. [The Anchor 5-Page Preview]
    The Anchor
  7. 6. Freak of Nature! Hulking Outcast! God's Own Leg-Breaker!
    The Anchor
  8. 7. [August 2009 Promo Page]
  9. 8. [Swordsmith Assassin Promo]
    Swordsmith Assassin
  10. 9. It's Going to Change the World.
    JETT
  11. 10. Rising Sun
    Asahi
  12. 11. Get Caught Up!
    Irredeemable
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  • Patrick Lemaire
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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