Modelling the Destructive Force of the Black Bolt’s Voice – “A Vocal Nuke”

Scott Brown


This paper aims to model the destructive force of the Black Bolt’s Quasi-Sonic scream via comparison of the energy and decibels required for his reported feats. The model shows that if his whisper (20 dB) produces 3.35x1017 J and his scream (129 dB) produces 2.24x1032 J, that the scaling within just one decibel induces a power increase large enough destroy buildings in a surface area roughly 4.5x1012 times greater than that of New York.


Comic; Physics; Acoustics; Gravity; Power-Energy; Superhero; Black Bolt

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