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It’s been a huge week for Boom! Studios, what with all the Boom! Kids announcements and news, and I’m going to bet next week will be big too, with the release of Mark Waid’s Irredeemable #1.  Boom! Studios has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of all the issues arriving April 1, 2009.

IRREDEEMABLE #1 (CVR A)
IRREDEEMABLE #1 (CVR B)
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause

SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: FEB094134

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! Features a 1-in-50 variant cover signed by Mark Waid!

Includes an afterword by GRANT MORRISON

SPECIAL PREVIEW: Also includes the first 5-pages of Waid’s THE UNKNOWN

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CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 (CVR A)
CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 (CVR B)
Written by Alan J. Porter
Drawn by Albert Carreres

SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 4), SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: JAN094067

Cars fans, start your engines! Before the big Dinoco 400 race, rookie sensation Lightning McQueen is interviewed by Darrel Cartrip. Full of braggadocio, McQueen reveals his scrappy origins as “Bulldozer” McQueen–a local short track racer who dreams of the big time…and recklessly plows his way through the competition to get there!

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FARSCAPE #4 (CVR A)
FARSCAPE #4 (CVR B)
Written by Keith DeCandido, Rockne S. O’Bannon
Drawn by Tommy Patterson

SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: DEC083847

TV’s science fiction masterpiece FARSCAPE returns! The battle for Hyneria comes to its shocking conclusion! This is a game-changer for the Farscape mythology, ‘Scapers! Don’t frelling miss this!

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THE REMNANT #4
Written by Andrew Cosby, Caleb Monroe, Stephen Baldwin
Drawn by Julian Totino Tedesco
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (4 of 4), SRP: $3.99

Diamond Code: JAN094065

The whole world is falling apart, and CIA agent David Sacker is stuck in the middle of it. He comes face-to-face with the true villains that are behind the planet-wide attacks in this gripping finale. Featuring sensational interiors and cover by hot newcomer artist Julian Totino Tedesco!

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WARHAMMER 40K: DEFENDERS OF ULTRAMAR TPB
WARHAMMER 40K: DEFENDERS OF ULTRAMAR HC
Written by Graham McNeill
Drawn by Kevin Hopgood

SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $16.99
HC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $49.99
Diamond Code TPB: DEC083855
ISBN TPB: 1-934506-69-9
ISBN13 TPB: 978-1-934506-63-9
ISBN HC: 1-934506-70-2
ISBN13 HC: 978-1-934506-64-6
Diamond Code HC: DEC083854

Discover one of the fiercest fighting Chapters in the Universe: The Ultramarines 4th Company! Sergeant Learchus must take twenty-five newly recruited Battle Brothers on their first engagement, as they embark on an investigation of the lost patrol ship Guilliman’s Honour. What was a routine mission becomes much more when 4th Company encounters one of the Imperium’s deadliest enemies!

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via Boom! Studios

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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3 Comments

  1. shamon
    March 29, 2009 at 8:45 am — Reply

    mard waid has a gold mine and i hope this wont fall like crossgen did .

    • March 29, 2009 at 11:05 am — Reply

      Crossgen’s failure was related more to monetary difficulties than creative issue, if I recall.

  2. shamon
    March 29, 2009 at 8:46 am — Reply

    i mean mark waid

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