In Soon I Will Be Invincible, author Austin Grossman expands the world of superheroes and supervillains, giving comic book archetypes rich lives and emotional states. There are two story lines in the novel.
Doctor Impossible sits in prison, where he fumes about his failed attempts to take over the world.
Fatale, a cyborg, has just taken the place of a fallen superhero among The Champions, the team of superheroes. Rattled by the death of one of their own, the Champions are shaken, and struggling to regain their former glory.
Good and evil are explored in fresh ways, while the tongue is never too far from the inside of the cheek.