Frankenstein was a comics adaptation of the novel of the same name , first published in by American company Marvel Comics , with script and art by Bernie Wrightson. In a new edition was released by Dark Horse Comics for the 25th anniversary. This edition reprints the full novel by Mary Shelley edition , with illustrations by Wrightson. Wrightson spent seven years drawing approximately 50 detailed pen-and-ink illustrations. The illustrations themselves are not based upon the Boris Karloff or Lee films, but on the actual book's descriptions of characters and objects.
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Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Dark Horse Comics. Buy digital comics:. Newsletter Sign-up. Follow Dark Horse Comics:. Share this page:. Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein HC Few works by comic-book artists have earned the universal acclaim and reverence that Bernie Wrightson's illustrated version of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein was met with upon its original release in Twenty-five years later, this magnificent pairing of art and literature is still considered to be one of the greatest achievements made by any artist in the field.
Now, Wrightson and Dark Horse Books are collaborating on a beautiful new hardcover edition of the book, published in a larger 9" x 12" format intended to show off the exquisitely detailed line art of one of the greatest living artists in comics today. 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.
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Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein
Twenty-five years later, this magnificent pairing of art and literature is still considered to be one of the greatest achievements made by any artist in the field. 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. Available from:. Ebook —. Product Details. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Final Cuts.
How Bernie Wrightson uncovered the soul of the monster in his work
Written by Steve Englehart and drawn by Frank Brunner. Ghouls, headless horsemen, werewolves and monsters in all stages of reanimation recently lost a key patron. On March 19, Liz Wrightson confirmed that her husband, Bernie, beloved artist and creator of many things that go bump in the night, had died at 68 after a long battle with brain cancer. A master. Though Wrightson may not have been a household name outside his canon, the passion of the testimonials was not surprising. No one uncovered the soul of a monster like Wrightson, who found the gorgeous in the grotesque.
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