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The Science of Supervillains

The Science of Supervillains

by Robert Weinberg and Lois H. Gresh
Hardback
Publication Date: 12/11/2004
  $55.75
The authors of The Science of Superheroes now reveal the real genius of the most evil geniuses Ever wonder why comic book villains, such as Spiderman's bionic archenemy Dr. Octopus or the X-Men's eternal rival Magneto, are so scary and so much fun? It's not just their diabolical talent for confounding our heroes, it's their unrivalled techno-proficiency at creating global mayhem that keeps comic book fans captivated. But is any of the science actually true? In The Science of Supervillains, authors Lois Gresh and Bob Weinberg present a highly entertaining and informative look at the mind-boggling wizardry behind the comic book world's legendary baddies. Whether it's artificial intelligence, weapons systems, anti-matter, robotics, or magnetic flux theory, this fun, fact-filled book is a fascinating excursion into the real-world science animating the genius in the comic book world's pantheon of evil geniuses. Lois Gresh (Scottsville, NY) and Bob Weinberg (Oak Forest, IL) are the authors of the popular Science of Superheroes (cloth: 0-471-0246-0; paper: 0-471-46882-7)
ISBN:
9780471482055
9780471482055
Category:
Science: general issues
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
12-11-2004
Language:
English
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
224
Dimensions (mm):
238x166x19mm
Weight:
0.47kg
Lois H. Gresh

Lois H. Gresh is the New York Times Bestselling Author (6 times) of 28 books and more than 65 short stories, as well as the editor of anthologies Innsmouth Nightmares and Dark Fusions.

She is a well-known Lovecraftian writer whose works have appeared in Black Wings of Cthulhu, The Madness of Cthulhu, and many other anthologies. Her work has been published in 22 languages.

Sherlock Holmes vs. Cthulhu #1: The Adventure of the Deadly Dimensions is the first in her new trilogy of Holmes thrillers. Lois is a frequent Guest of Honor Author at large genre conventions and has appeared on television series such as The History Channel's Ancient Aliens and Batman Tech.

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