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There are few artists who would consider laying their hands on such a work of literature, let alone have the chops to do it successfully. Through the Eyes of the Monster Van Helsing.

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The Monster Returns Dr. But then, it is a timeless, wise warning Shelley delivers in her tale against science going unchecked, only ever driven forward by the question of what is possible, On my re-reading I have to admit, that if I didn’t have such fond memories of my first encounter with this novel years and years ago, I would probably rate it much lower these days.

On my re-reading I have to admit, that if I didn’t have such fond memories of my first encounter with this novel years and years ago, I would probably rate it much lower these days. Archived from the original on March 6, This page was last edited on 21 Julyat There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I give the story 3 stars due to Shelley’s clunky characters and dialogue, but an intriguing glimpse into what it means to be truly alive and relate to your creator.


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Stephen King’s intro gives it props as well. It was not an assignment, it was not a job. Jul 16, Jake rated it it was ok. Follow Dark Horse Comics: Return to Book Page. If you have and liked it, then you may find it worth your while to seek ths one out as well. But with any great book, this timeless story stands on its own even without pictures.

Open Preview See a Problem? Little did she know that her novel would still resonate today almost two hundreds years from its first publication and inspire hundreds of adaptations across stage, TV, film and radio, with countless fictional spin offs.

Helena Boucher rated it did not like it Jul 03, Lance rated it it was amazing Mar frakenstein, In this case, Wrightson’s illustrations more than make up for any perceived flaw in the story. This isn’t any ole’ Frankenstein, but Bernie Wrightson’s version. No trivia or quizzes yet. Editorials 3 days ago. Movies 5 days ago.

Bill Bryant rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Mary Shelley travelled through Europe instopping in Gernsheim in Ftankenstein, which is just ten miles away from Frankenstein Castle, where two centuries before, an alchemist was engaged in experiments.

His compositional work is unbelievably monumental. Wrightson spent seven years drawing approximately 50 detailed pen-and-ink illustrations.

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This edition reprints the full novel by Mary Shelley editionwith illustrations by Wrightson. Stunni Shelley’s prose remains as classic and nerve-wracking as ever as she regales us with the tale of an ambitious young man whose attempts at playing god go awry, afar, and astray, leaving him to pick up the pieces and rage as one does when one loses everything. The visually dark tone and classic vibe of his work really adds to the overall theme of, not only the grim world of Frankenstein, but the horror genre as a whole.


Artist known for his horror illustrations and comic books. God Of rated it it was amazing Jun 23, Because there is still a severe lack of appreciation for comic book artists today, we felt that something should be done to remedy that.

This book includes the complete text of the original ground-breaking novel, and the original forty-seven full-page illustrations that stunned the world with their monumental beauty and uniqueness. Jay rated it it was amazing Apr 25, The weather was terrible that summer so it was suggested they all write horror stories to pass the time. I tried reading it once when I was in my early teens.

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This time around, and this particular edition, the tension is upped by the phenomenal line drawings of the one and only Bernie Wrightson. Trivia About Mary Wollstonecra The way Frankenstein and his creation endlessly revolve ever only around their own person, this absolute height of egotism in both can get hard to endure.

There are few comic book fankenstein who earn the wide-spread acclaim to the level of Wrightson.