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Becoming Batman

the possibility of a superhero

by E. Paul Zehr

  • 261 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Batman (Fictitious character),
  • Physical education and training.,
  • Human physiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby E. Paul Zehr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6728.B363 Z45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18534116M
    ISBN 100801890632
    ISBN 109780801890635
    LC Control Number2008011325
    OCLC/WorldCa213408580

    Batman has no superpowers.” So, yes, if you were a billionaire, genius, with the physique of a Greek god, and knew martial arts, you too could be Batman. Or could you? That question is at the heart of Zehr’s book. Becoming Batman is arranged into sixteen chapters divided among five parts/5(49). Batman has no superpowers.” So, yes, if you were a billionaire, genius, with the physique of a Greek god, and knew martial arts, you too could be Batman. Or could you? That question is at the heart of Zehr’s book. Becoming Batman is arranged into sixteen chapters divided among five parts/5(53).

      I’ve talked about training to become Batman in the past but in that post I focussed predominantly on the athletic side of things. Batman is about much more than just physical strength and athletic prowess though: he’s also a genius polymath and the world’s greatest detective. He is what is referred to in the comics as a ‘peak human’. TIL: There is a book called "Becoming Batman: The Possibility of a Superhero" written by a neuroscientist, which covers in detail how much an ordinary person would need to train and adapt to become Batman.

      Becoming Batman by E. Paul Zehr, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). But, instead of just a bunch of cool Batman art, this show will be comprised of 18 memorable Batman comic book covers from history, blown up and recreated as .


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While the science in the book is good, there were quite a few areas where I felt the book was lacking/5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Becoming Batman: The Possibility of a Superhero at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

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Battling bad guys. High-tech hideouts. The gratitude of the masses. Who at some point in their life hasn't dreamed of being a superhero. Impossible, right. Or is it?Possessing no supernatural powers, Batman is the most realistic of all the superheroes.

His feats are achieved through rigorous training and mental discipline, and with the aid of fantastic gadgets/5(4). If there's one thing that has influenced the new stuff, the 'Batman, Inc.' stuff, it's a book called Becoming Batman: The Possibility of a Superhero, which is written by E.

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Plus, the story of a blind man who says expectations have helped him. Becoming Batman requires a great deal of training, of course, but Zehr acknowledges that there are some people who, just by virtue of their biology, will respond better to that training than others.

Batman is portrayed in comics and film as a completely human superhero. So naturally this begs the question: “Is it possible to actually become Batman?”. Thanks to E. Paul Zehr, we now have the closest thing to a complete answer to that question.

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This book, written by neuroscientist, kinesiologist, and martial artist E. Paul Zehr, discusses the physical training needed to take on the mantle of the Bat, dealing with things such as how hard and fast a real-life Batman could punch and kick, how many adversaries a single person could safely handle, and even how much food the Dark Knight.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: pt. Bat-building blocks: exploring what Batman became by beginning where he started --The "before" Batman: how buff was Bruce?--Guess who's coming for dinner: Bruce's twin brother, Bob, and the human genome --The stress of life: holy.

Becoming Batman: The Possibility of a Superhero But Batman is only the scaffolding on which Zehr hangs his detailed look at the role of genetic makeup, diet.

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There is a lot to be done to become the dark knight. Honors for this video #1 - Featured - AustraliaViews: 96K.The book does have a section on using makeup to change the shape of your face but I have to reread it.

So that’s the book in a nutshell (it turned into a lengthy synopsis, oh well). Over the next little while, I’ll implement a practice routine for some of the exercises the book recommended and tell you how they go.