Irredeemable #8

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Peter Krause Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: November 18, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 2
7.3Critic Rating
7.2User Rating

Casualties are in the millions. Panic has swept through the world. And the Paradigm have learned that in order to stop Plutonian they may have to embrace historyโ€™s deadliest criminal. Can Plutonianโ€™s nemesis, the super criminal Modeus, be trusted in the face of Armageddon?

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Nov 19, 2009

    While "Irredeemable" may have began as a simple 'Superman turns evil' story (or, at least, appeared as such), it has become a complex and nuanced examination of what being a hero requires and what happens if someone isn't capable of living up to that standard. Mark Waid is doing career-best writing and Peter Krause is proving that he will be a fan-favorite artist some day. This is simply one of the best comics month after month. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Nov 24, 2009

    So far, Irredeemable is keeping its place at the top of next month's reading pile. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Nov 26, 2009

    This issue is a little odd, but still a strong outing, and makes me thankful for unconventional stories and for the realization that not every one is cut out to be a hero, powers or not. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Chris Kiser Nov 23, 2009

    Irredeemable is a book that would really soar if it could ever allow itself to deliver a cumulative impact. As a writer best known for his work in the '90s, Mark Waid knows how to avoid writing for the trade. However, he could do his latest series a big favor by treating it more like a singular epic than an aimless chain of individual issues. Read Full Review

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