Irredeemable, Volume 1

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Irredeemable, Volume 1

By Mark Waid; Peter Krause (Illustrator); Grant Morrison (Afterword by)

Boom Town, Paperback, 9781934506905, 128pp.

Publication Date: October 6, 2009

Legendary comic writer Mark Waid (KINGDOM COME) takes superhero comics to the next level asking the question, "What if the world's greatest superhero decided to become the world's greatest super-villain?"
First volume at special introductory price of $9.99 ala DC's FABLES and IMAGE's WALKING DEAD.
A comic book industry event: a 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 and EMPIRE.

About the Author
Mark Waid, Alabama native and current Los Angeles resident, has written stories for every major comic book publisher, and his seminal graphic novel, KINGDOM COME, for DC Comics, is one of the best-selling graphic novels of all time. For BOOM! Studios, he has written bestselling graphic novels POTTER'S FIELD, INCORRUPTIBLE and the multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated IRREDEEMABLE. Peter Krause is an American comic book artist. He is best known for his work on various DC Comics titles, most notably the Superman-related titles and THE POWER OF SHAZAM! with Captain Marvel and the Marvel Family. Krause, a graduate of the University of Minnesota, currently works as a freelance illustrator in Minnesota.

Peter Krause ist freier Journalist und Schriftsteller. Er hat Kunst, Padagogik, Theologie (1976 - 1980, 1988/89) und Betriebswirtschaft (1997 - 1999) studiert. Von ihm sind, neben Beitragen fur verschiedene Zeitschriften und Magazine, einige Bucher erschienen, in denen er vornehmlich Themen einer okologisch sinnvollen Okonomie und mitweltlichen Okologie bearbeitet. Weitere Informationen:

Grant Morrison has authored too many bestselling graphic novels to count. Batman: Arkham Asylum, Doom Patrol, Animal Farm, Flex Mentallo and the Invisibles are just a few of the books with which Morrison has established himself as one of the modern masters of the medium.

Praise For Irredeemable, Volume 1

"...a must read..."
-- The Express-Times

"Irredeemable most definitely stands out as something new. I highly recommend picking it up."
-- Ain't It Cool News

"...Waid, whose past work has always been able to find the emotional core in heroes that both attracts us to them and sometimes makes us uncomfortable, has been doing some of his best work in Irredeemable."
-- Comics Alliance

"It's a fantastic ride that shouldn't be missed out on. Looking for heroes who stand tall and act mighty beyond the mortal reach? You'll find them here, but boy are they flawed."
-- Comic Addiction

"Not just another dismantling of the mythology, Irredeemable is a masterful tale of the fall of a great hero..."
-- Project Fanboy

"Make sure you pick this up. Irredeemable is unrelenting in its flow, its shocks, its power and its pure brilliance."
-- 32 Pages

"Mark Waid's Irredeemable continues to be one of the most explosive maxi-series of the modern's everything ultimately classic about superheroes rolled up and served in an enticing new skin."
-- Multiversity Comics