This week's book giveaways are in the Refactoring and Agile forums. We're giving away four copies each of Re-engineering Legacy Software and Docker in Action and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
There is no "invisible statement". There is indeed the implicit call to super() if the constructor doesn't start with a call to super(...) or this(...), but I've never heard that being called an "invisible statement".