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The Science of Superman

The Official Guide to the Science of the Last Son of Krypton

by Mark Wolverton

  • 108 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Ibooks, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Science,
  • Science Fiction - Adventure,
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / Adventure,
  • Science Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8892088M
    ISBN 101596872683
    ISBN 109781596872684


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This might be review for the biggest Superman lovers but, for fans who want to The Science of Superman book more about the Big Blue Boy Scout, we’re digging into the god-like biology of Earth’s iconic Kryptonian. Steven Kotler is a best-selling author, award-winning journalist and director of research for the Flow Genome Project.

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His articles have appeared in more than sixty publications, including the New York Times Magazine, /5(). Superman is a fictional superhero who appears in comic books published by DC Comics, and is considered an American cultural Superman character described on this page was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in ; the character was sold to Detective Comics, Inc.

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Superman was born on the planet Alter ego: Kal-El (birth name), Clark Joseph.  By examining important aspects of science fiction in the twentieth century, this book explains how the genre evolved to its current state.

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