'Soon I Will be Invincible' is Austin Grossman's first novel. It tells the riveting tale of Dr. Impossible, a supervillian who stumbles upon the perfect opportunity of world domination. It also follows Fatale, a new human turned cyborg. Grossman's novel alternates between both characters. This isn't your typical supervillian novel. Grossman's characters have heart and substance. The reader will find themselves rooting for Dr. Impossible to succeed, and clinching their fists as he needs to overcome great and powerful obstacles to do so. Grossman's novel is a breath of fresh air to the Superhero genre. He takes the old comic-related tropes and infuses new life to them. On Dr. Impossible's journey, readers will encounter a wide array of unique characters and places. His characters, despite containing fantastic abilities, are rooted firmly in reality. Grossman accomplishes this by creating tangible backstories for his characters. When the reader learns about a characters history, specifically Dr. Impossible's, you will understand what drives a person to supervilliany and world domination. Readers who enjoy comics, modern superhero films, 'Watchmen", and Michael Chabon's 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' will be sure to enjoy this novel.
When Doctor Impossible, an evil genius, mad scientist, time-traveler, and ambitious wannabe world dominator, escapes from prison and launches a new plot to seize control of the world, Fatale, a woman built by the NSA to be the next generation of weaponry, joins a group of misfit superheroes in their quest to destroy Doctor Impossible. A first novel. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.