People may fear metahumans, Batman is set to release a textbook on the Anatomy of a Metahuman.
Written by: S.D Perry and Matthew Manning
Illustrated by: Ming Doyle
The age of comic books has come along way in recent years. There was a time the only place to see your favorite superhero was in the pages of comic books. While comic books are still the main hub to see the latest superhero story, it’s no longer the only place to find them. Superheroes appear to dominate box office numbers in theaters; they can also be seen on the small screen weekly. DC Comics has created a new way to see your favorite characters; Inside a textbook.
Amazon provides the following summary: “Explore the powers of DC Comics’ greatest characters like never before through stunning anatomical cutaways and in-depth commentary from the Dark Knight. Concerned about the threat that so-called “metahumans” may pose to the world, Batman has begun compiling a detailed dossier on their incredible physiology and abilities. From villains like Killer Croc, Bane, and Brainiac, to Batman’s own comrades, including Superman and Cyborg, the file brings together the Dark Knight’s fascinating personal theories on the unique anatomical composition of these formidable individuals. This stunning and unique book delves into the incredible abilities of DC Comics characters like never before. Using beautifully illustrated anatomical cross sections depicting twelve different DC characters, the book, told from Batman’s unique perspective, will explore how these “metahumans” physical makeup differs significantly from that of the average person. From detailed theories on how Superman’s eyes shoot heat rays to an in-depth exploration of how Aquaman is able to breathe underwater, the book delves into the deepest secrets of these classic characters. Also featuring chapters on the anatomy and abilities of Doomsday, Aquaman, Swamp Thing, Darkseid, Martian Manhunter, and more, this one-of-a-kind book will change the way you look at metahumans forever.”
This book appears to be great for the casual fans and the hardcore fans. Often people want to know the science behind a superhero/villain. The textbook appears to bring a new reality to DC characters as they are described how their powers are possible. The Textbook is set to release September 18th, 2018. The hardcover price is set to $45.32.
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