Frankenstein The Graphic Novel: Original Text
The graphics are good, but I hate how Victor just leaves the poor monster. He doesn't try to help him or anything, he just makes him and then freaks out.
Victor is telling his story to some men that saved him from the frozen sea, where he was chasing a beast. He told them ...more
Gosh, I feel like a kid! Love the cover.....Love the feel and size of the book.....Love the beautifully colored illustrations.....Love that I own it....can display it....can read it again and again.....but most of all.....Love that the story is true to the classic first published in 1818 when Mary Shelley was only twenty years of age! It's also good to know the movie versions I've seen over the years deviate a long way from this original gothic tale.
While the stor...more
Prior to reading the Frankenstein graphic novel, I admittedly knew very little of this classic literary work other than it was a story about a man who created a monster who gets loose in the world and frightens, torments and even murders innoc ...more
Despite the all black front cover, the graphics are very colorful and vivid. I thought they did a good job in the conversion to the graphic ...more
In this particular adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the execution certainly does not leave much to be desired. The artwork (including the colouring) on the whole is top notch, and the letterin ...more
Mary Shelley's classic Frankenstein is retold (original text) in a graphic novel. Dr. Frankenstein has created a creature. THE creature. Now it is loose, and Frankenstein is on the hunt for it before it can kill again.
I'm a huge fan of Shelley's original work. I'm also a huge fan of graphic novels. I was excited and a bit skeptical when I found this in a used book store recently. I am really happy that I took a chance on this. The fact that Shelley's ...more
Nisam pročitala ''Frankensteina'' Mary Shely, pa ne mogu ovaj strip us ...more
The graphic version is appealing, and I think students who might be unwilling to ...more
Verdict: Great for the library or middle school English classroom.
Yay!: The illustrations are always excellent and occasionally beautiful, with plenty of gore for those interested in such things. The monster is both pitiable and truly creepy. Keeping the original text rather than offering a dumbed-down adaptation gives the bo ...more
The copy I read came from Interlibrary loan.