Soon I Will Be Invincible

Soon I Will Be Invincible

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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A wildly entertaining first novel about good and evil, narrated by a cape-wearing superhero and a nefarious super villain. Doctor Impossible - evil genius, mad scientist, diabolicaltime-traveler, wannabe world dominator - has just brokenout of prison ... again. He's tried to take over theworld in every conceivable way: doomsday devices (nuclear, thermonuclear, nanotechnological), armies (robot, insect, dinosaur, fungus, fish), mass mind control, even a corporate conquest (Impossible Industries LLC). Each time, he has been foiled. This time, it's going to be different. Fatale, a gleaming technological marvel built by the NSA as the next generation of warfare, is living in Boston, watching TV and listening to the police scanner. A woman of skin and chrome with a long silver ponytail, she's given the chance every super heroine dreams of: to join a once-famous group of beautiful young heroes, newly reunited to stop Dr. Impossible. In alternating chapters, we see Dr. Impossible plan his comeback, and we watch the good guys - Fatale, Damsel, Blackwolf, Feral, CoreFire - come together in the face of unspeakable evil. Featuring a cast of superheroes and supervillains with remarkably human emotions who inhabit a world strangely similar to our own, this is an outrageous adventure with a literary bent - a smart take on power andcelebrity, glory and responsibility, and those old standbys, truth and justice.
Publisher: [Minneapolis, MN] : HighBridge Co., 2007
ISBN: 9781598875027
1598875027
Branch Call Number: PS3607.R666 S66 2007x
Characteristics: 1 downloadable audio file.
Additional Contributors: Boehmer, Paul

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ComicBookworm
Nov 29, 2010

I don't think this audiobook reading is very good. The man who voices the villain isn't over the top enough to be convincing as a mad scientist type. Same with the woman who voices the cyborg, you'd think they would have coached her to sound more robotic.

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sechilds
Sep 08, 2010

If you like comic books, this book is for you. It's superhero comics from the villian's perspective. Intelligently written and a lot of fun.

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