Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: A Dark Graphic Novel
Author Sergio A. Sierra and illustrator Meritxell Ribas reanimate Mary Shelleys classic tale. Traumatized by the death of his mother, young Victor Frankenstein vows to discover the secrets of life and death. He assembles a monster from parts of corpses and uses electricity to bring it to life. Horrified by what he has done, Frankenstein abandons the creature, who is met by...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published August 1st 2012 by Enslow Publishers
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Not it's not the original Frankenstein but old English style novels sure do tend to get boring. Elitist writers and fans of literature would probably say that reviewing this isn't even real reading. Old English to graphic novel? Well here's to polarizing change I guess. The graphic novel obviously follows the plot of the original Frankenstein, which means while typical for gothic horror (a la Dracula and the original Frankenstein) and the writing still being in old English, the graphic part of t...more
Well...this was totally unlike any Frankenstein movie I've ever seen. I don't know if I'll ever pick up Shelley's version, but at least I can envision something other than Abbott & Costello! The artwork is wonderful - gothic and spooky.