Doctor Impossible — evil genius, mad scientist, diabolical time-traveller, wannabe world dominator — has just broken out of prison. Again. After twelve foiled ploys (doomsday devices, mass mind-control, robot armies, insect armies, alien invasions, etc.), he's not about to be foiled again.
Fatale, a patchwork woman of skin and alloy built by the NSA to be the next generation of warfare, is suddenly given the chance every superhero dreams of: to join the Champions, the once-famous group of beautiful young superheroes who have been newly reunited to stop Dr Impossible. We watch as Fatale becomes part of a team — its greatest hero missing, its members struggling with their damaged pasts as they come together in the face of unthinkable evil.
Soon I Will Be Invincible is a wildly entertaining adventure about good and evil, bursting with attitude and humour, that features a cast of superheroes and supervillains with remarkably human emotions, and who inhabit a world strangely similar to our own.
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'A capes and cowls adventure told with wit and brio' -- Financial Times
'Grossman has a superpower himself - it's called writing . . . winning, smart and funny . . . terrific' -- Douglas Coupland
'Imaginative and, at times, achingly real . . . an admirable addition to the genre. I mean it as the highest possible compliment when I say that it would make a damn good comic book'
-- New York Times
'The Great American Novel (Superheroes Division) . . . funny and affectionate . . . enormously satisfying . . . Every undersea mansion or lunar headquarters should have a copy' -- Word
Every comic-book cliche in this witty, stunning debut is lovingly embraced, then turned inside out' -- Wired
Exclusive to this UK edition of Soon I Will Be Invincible are
eight full-colour pages of specially commissioned, new illustrations from
fan-favourite comicbook artist Bryan Hitch (The Authority, The Ultimates)
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Book Description Penguin. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141030771