Marvel Anatomy Book Explains How MCU Heroes’ Powers Really Work | Popgen Tech
A new book by creators Marc Sumerak and Jonah Lobe gives fans a chance to see how their favorite Marvel heroes and villains work with science!
A new anatomy book from Amazing gives fans of both the comics and the MCU an inside look at how their favorite heroes’ powers work. With more new and old fans than ever cheering on Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor and more, it raises the question of how their powers will actually work. This will soon be answered in an exciting new book that will break down many Marvel characters on a scientific level – Marvel Anatomy: A Scientific Study of the Superhuman.
Marvel Anatomy is a new book created by Marc Sumerak and Jonah Lobe that answers the question of how superheroes’ powers work. In a series of pages provided in a Marvel press release, the beautiful art explains the abilities of characters like She-Hulk, Namor, Ghost-Spider (aka Spider-Gwen), Groot and more. They include a series of close-ups and X-Rays that give fans a glimpse of their cellular constructs and a series of log-entries that talk about the internal mechanisms of their suits and physiologies. For example, Namor the Sub-Mariner is shown talking to a shark in the ocean with an X-Ray focused on his brain. It gives readers an idea of where this power comes from as it explains in deeper scientific language about how it is possible.
amazing, Marvel Anatomy is not afraid to dig deep both in terms of the characters it explores and their Marvel Comics lore. The best example shown from the previews of this book is a page that follows up the review of Iron Man’s mechanical suit with a discussion of the Extremis virus – tech invented by Tony that can edit DNA and change people at the genetic level. The book provides descriptions of what Extremis nanobots look like up close while stored in the body’s vacuoles and provides an example of how they power the body when activated by traveling through the bloodstream and being excreted. from the skin. It’s a fascinating look at some of the details that make the Marvel Universe so engaging for fans.
Marvel Anatomy Digs Deep into Comics Lore
In an interview with Marvel for its announcement, both creators talk about how they had to think critically to provide the best study surrounding these characters as possible. “Sometimes that means applying actual scientific studies in unexpected new ways,” said Sumerak. Lobe followed up by saying the best way to sell “these incredible ideas are to ground them in real world details.” This led them to explore classic characters from new angles to find the best way to describe their underlying power mechanics. For Sumerak, the Hulk family was a highlight, because of how striking gamma energy warps the human body Lobe professes a love for monstrous figures like Venom, MODOK and Abomination.
Marvel Anatomy: A Scientific Study of the Superhuman is available now from Insight Editions at local bookstores and comics. This new book will no doubt make a great gift for the Marvel fan with a love of science, but it’s also a great read for just Marvel fans in general. AmazingComic book and MCU fans are sure to enjoy this latest read as it answers their questions about their favorite heroes and villains.
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Marvel Anatomy: A Scientific Study of the Superhuman is available now!