Gris Grimly's Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus

Gris Grimly's Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus

Graphic Novel - 2013
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Retells, in graphic novel format, Mary Shelley's classic tale of a monster, assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies, who develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.
Topical Term: Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character)
Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character)
Graphic novels
Horror tales
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061862977
Branch Call Number: YA GN FRANKENSTEIN
PZ7.7.G76 Gri 2013
Characteristics: 193 p. : chiefly ill. ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Frankenstein
Modern Prometheus


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Jan 28, 2019

When I picked this book off the shelves, I thought, "Oh man, this'll be cool!" I had already read the original written by Mary Shelley and loved it, so I thought that it would be even cooler in Graphic Novel form. The reality however, was anything but. The pictures were distracting from the words, and everything was written in a sort of tiny cursive font. I gave up halfway through it, because I had barely any idea what was going on. I honestly wouldn't recommend this book to any of my friends.

BCD2013 Jun 06, 2014

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The classic tale with gothic illustrations!
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May 21, 2015

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