“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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If you love every incarnation if Frankenstein, read it. Loved this so much!

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I also liked how Grimly dressed Grimlg. Nov 10, Amber Marshall rated it liked it Shelves: I tend to avoid these kinds of books but I really enjoyed it! 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. Perhaps this is due to the fact that this is not a live action film in which the creature must be portrayed by an actually normal-looking person, but has the luxury of being purely imagination in ink form.

The pictures were creepy yet beautifully done, especially Elizabeth and the monster.


He really looks like a monster, but not like a version we have really seen before: Continue reading Show less. You can download Apple Books from the App Store.

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There wasn’t a lot I liked about this graphic novel other than the fact that Shelley’s own verbiage was used to tell the story. I did like this because it brought a little of the 21st century to the 17th century. Avid Frankenstein fans enjoy experiencing the story in a new way. Based on 1 review. His novel also encourages younger readers to take another look at an old classic.

Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein

I must admit my surprise at loving this book. The two cheerful souls got married and had three children, including Victor. I can recommend this as an introductiono the Shelley’s Frankenstein but not as a substitute.

They’re one of the most beautiful gothic illustrations I’ve ever seen. The frankentein novel stayed pretty true to the novel, but there were times I felt like I was missing a good chunk of the story. I loved the tone scenes took on and thought it was prefect for the novel. He married Elizabeth and the two of them anticipated wonderful and joyful days ahead.

Parents need to know that Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein is a lavishly illustrated abridgement of Mary Shelley’s classic novel. Description “Grimly enlivens the prose while retaining its power to both frighten and engage sympathy for the monster-creator Victor Frankenstein.


The only time this youthful image departs is toward the end, when he has been through so much and is wasting away.

It is ghastly, grisly, horrific and often moving. I have a hard time reading cursive sometimes, so it was a bit of a struggle to read the letters. Or, maybe I just didn’t get it. The character drawings reminded me of some goth teenagers, but I guess that is apropos since Frankenstein is a gothic novel. Nov 22, Francis rated it really liked it. Nov 01, Sara rated it really liked it.

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Trankenstein Grimly is now one of my favorite people, because his version of Frankenstein is the most incredible thing I’ve read this year. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Grimly begins to illustrate The Creature with more detail as he learns of his own making and his creators feelings about him.

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