Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus (Book, 2013) []
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Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

Author: Gris Grimly; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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.

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Genre/Form: Horror comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Horror stories
comic books
comic strips
horror comics
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Horror comics
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Named Person: Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gris Grimly; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN: 9780061862977 0061862975 9780061862984 0061862983
OCLC Number: 697974171
Description: 193 pages : color illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Frankenstein
Modern Prometheus
Gris Grimly's Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus
Responsibility: assembled from the original text by Mary Shelley in three volumes.


Tells the tale of the hubris of Victor Frankenstein, the innocence of his monstrous creation, and the darkest desires of the human heart have never been more vividly represented on the page.  Read more...


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"Grimly enlivens the prose while retaining its power to both frighten and engage sympathy for the monster-creator Victor Frankenstein. This is a richly morose nightmare of a book, a primer for young Read more...

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Bringing Frankenstien to Life, figuratively of course.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-10-21) Very Good Permalink

This book is an interesting mixture of classic novel, and graphic novel. The text is assembled form the original text by Mary Shelly, but gains its own life and style through the fantastic artwork.
Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein is dark, and it’s macabre. The images take after Tim Burton’s...
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