Irredeemable #1

    Irredeemable » Irredeemable #1 - Volume 1 released by Boom! Studios on August 2009.

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    Volume 1 last edited by aphillips17 on 08/09/18 12:36PM View full history

    It's a comic book industry event: the first four issues of the new original ongoing superhero series from Mark Waid! Irredeemable dares to ask the question: what if the world's greatest hero decided to become the world's greatest villain? A 'twilight of the superheroes'-style story that examines super-villains from the writer of Kingdom Come.

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    What if the world's greatest hero decided to become the world's greatest villain?

    When the Plutonian, the world's greatest hero, snaps and turns into the world's greatest villain, only his former teammates have a chance at stopping his rampage. But while on the run from the world's most powerful and angry being, will these former teammates discover his secrets in time? How did he come to this? What became of the hope and promise once inside him? What happens to the world when its savior betrays it? What makes a hero Irredeemable?

    An apocalyptic superhero tale by the author of multiple Eisner Award winner KINGDOM COME and EMPIRE!

    Collects Irredeemable #1-4.



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    Story & character take front and center in this 4 issue volume, with a sort of backwards telling indicative of a good mystery. We know the state of things now, a crazed villain who once was a superhero, but the logical question remains, “what happened?”. Surely there must be some reason why this daily selfless paladin of goodness turned into a destructive maniac…or is reason abandoned completely? Good guys are on the case, rich with stories of their own. Excellent illustra...

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