Title: Soon I Will Be Invincible [First Edition] [...
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Collectible-Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: Good+
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition
First Edition, First Printing. Signed & Inscribed by Author. Good+ condition. Light to moderate shelfwear, clean pages. May have bumped edges/corners. Binding intact. Good+ condition Dust Jacket included. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing. [GG74]. Bookseller Inventory # 100415967
Synopsis: Doctor Impossible?evil genius, diabolical scientist, wannabe world dominator?languishes in a federal detention facility. He's lost his freedom, his girlfriend, and his hidden island fortress.
Over the years he's tried to take over the world in every way imaginable: doomsday devices of all varieties (nuclear, thermonuclear, nanotechnological) and mass mind control. He's traveled backwards in time to change history, forward in time to escape it. He's commanded robot armies, insect armies, and dinosaur armies. Fungus army. Army of fish. Of rodents. Alien invasions. All failures. But not this time. This time it?s going to be different...
Fatale is a rookie superhero on her first day with the Champions, the world's most famous superteam. She's a patchwork woman of skin and chrome, a gleaming technological marvel built to be the next generation of warfare. Filling the void left by a slain former member, we watch as Fatale joins a team struggling with a damaged past, having to come together in the face of unthinkable evil.
Soon I Will Be Invincible is a thrilling first novel; a fantastical adventure that gives new meaning to the notions of power, glory, responsibility, and (of course) good and evil.
'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
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