“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. Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein has ratings and reviews. Gris Grimly, the New York Times bestselling artist and creator of the beloved Edgar Allan P. Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein is a graphic novel by Gris Grimly. Grimly uses captivating illustrations paired with Mary Shelley’s original text to create an experience.

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The language is a bit h I really enjoyed this version of Frankenstein. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. In this way you can follow the story of each character just from the changes to their features. To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now. Dec 31, Rebecca rated it it was amazing Shelves: Much of the creature’s personal story was told in illustration, which I appreciate from a storytelling standpoint, since the creature could not use language during much of his story, but I found myself very much missing the eloquent voice with which the monster told his story in the original book.

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Avid Frankenstein fans enjoy experiencing the story in a new way. Some of them were easier to read than others, which was nice. Frankenstein, despite common misunderstanding, is not the monster itself, but instead its creator.

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I first read Frankenstein years ago in high school and was surprised how much I enjoyed it. This story is a cautionary tale about discovery and the price we pay for having our name remembered. Physically speaking, it’s a really handsome book. Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust? I grimky nearly overcome by tears at the end of the story.

Nor do I think it was Shelley’s intention. Add your rating See all 3 parent reviews.

Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein

But as frankkenstein studies the sciences further a Gris Grimly has taken a classic horror and turned it into something hauntingly beautiful and amazing. Impeccable art that helps to bring this story to a new generation.

I hope I didn’t spoil too much for you.

Through very intricate, yet unassuming drawings Grimly frankrnstein a new face for the tale, while telling the same old story. A theme that is still relevant and perhaps becomes more relevant as genetic and robotic technology grows. He takes great care to draw Justine in a very traditional way. Based on 1 review. This is marketed as a YA lit book, but I really frankensteni see many teens getting through it. One thing I noticed about the letters was that Gris Grimly chose different fonts for each person who was writing the letter.

Instead, I was sobbing in sympathy and pure sadness for a character who truly became whole for me in the words and illustrations provided in the book. Now, on with my critique.

In a sense, that is what the story is about, although that’s a very shallow synopsis to create. This creates a circle of destruction that eventually ends both creator. If I remember the original story correctly, the middle brother is killed as well. There’s also a steampunk twist to them, and they’re very powerful and add to the story so much. The art is excellent, the storytelling is done extremely well, the selection of original text is complementary of the images, and the overall sense is an odd combination of fascination and repulsion — both of the creature, and of Victor Frankenstein himself.

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I mostly read it for the stunning illustrations, but I’m so glad I did read it. Eventually, he manages to complete his work.

Or, maybe I just didn’t get it. I can recommend this as an introductiono the Shelley’s Frankenstein but not as a substitute. It is ghastly, grisly, horrific and often moving. Sep 20, Reading Teen rated it it was amazing. I found the read visually pleasant, and even if the artwork wasn’t totally for my tastes, it perfectly conveyed the emotions, the atmosphere and the gothic side with a touch of steampunk.