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I guess there’s a reason that people don’t typically read this book.
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Dec 13, Joseph F. Curt Elliott rated it liked it May 13, I tried reading it once when I was i This isn’t any ole’ Frankenstein, but Bernie Wrightson’s version. God Of rated it it was amazing Jun 23, Books by Bernie Wrightson. Shelley’s prose remains as classic and nerve-wracking as ever as she regales us with the tale of an wrightsoon 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 illustrations themselves are not frankennstein upon the Boris Karloff or Lee films, but on the actual book’s descriptions of characters and objects. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kurt rated it it was amazing Sep 05, As I have said before, Wrightson is probably my all time favorite comic book artist, and as this volume proves, he seems to have been born to draw Frankenstein.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein by Bernie Wrightson
Bernie Wrightson’s Frankenstein HC Few works by comic-book artists have earned the universal acclaim and reverence that Bernie Wrightson’s wrightsom version of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein was met with upon its original release in His illustrations just add so much atmosphere to an already atmospheric novel that it takes things to a whole Rose rated it it was amazing Jun 30, As ever, Frankenstein is a novel that really hits you in different places each time you read it.
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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, never stopping to ask what is ethical. I wont say much about the novel itself since I’m sure everyone has the basics down.
PaperbackA Marvel Illustrated Novelpages. This is without a doubt my favorite edition of this book. Views Read Edit View history.
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Any edition of Shelley’s work will transform the reader, this particular edition sets itself above others, setting a high bar for presentation that reshapes the work into something truly monstrous and truly special. Dec 30, Paul Timler rated it really liked it. Archived from the original on March 6, Sep 15, Alexandra rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. I loved the discussion and value placed on science and hopes for it, and found it easy to root for multiple characters in this book, only to watch the horror that befalls them as the stakes rise in Shelly’s masterful writing.
The illustrations in this edition of Frankenstein are so detailed, gorgeous, and emotionally rendered; they come at just the right parts of the story to expand the wrightsoj in dramatic ways, and are a pleasure to behold again and again.
Michael Fierce rated it it was amazing Mar 07, Jay rated it it was amazing Apr 25, 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.
Oh don’t worry, it’s Shelley’s masterpiece, but with out-of-this world illustrations.
For the 25th anniversary of the first edition in Octobera new edition was prepared and released by Dark Horse Comics in an oversized 9″ x 12″hardcover format  scanned from the original artwork, when it could be tracked down. Lists with This Book. But with any great book, this timeless story stands on its own even without pictures.
Possessing a uniquely sophisticated cross-hatching wrigutson technique — which only adds to his dark and foreboding style of art — his illustrations, and the grim tone he produces, are perfectly suited for the horror genre. It was a struggle to get through.