Graphic Classics: Frankenstein GN (2008 Barron's) comic books 2008
Tags: Graphic Classics GN (Barron's) (part 9)
1st printing. Based onthe story by Mary Shelly. Adapted by Fiona Macdonald. Art by Penko Gelev. Perhaps the most famous gothic novel in all literature, this is the story of Dr. Frankenstein, his experiments that sought to produce human life, and his creation of the legendary monster. The attractive and rapidly growing Graphic Classics series uses the graphic novel format to introduce children to many of the world's greatest literary works. The atmospheric illustrations are of unusually high quality, and the narratives are paced to attract and hold young readers' interest. In addition, each Graphic Classic features a brief biography summarizing its author's life, a list of his or her important works, a time line of historic events that helped inspire the story, general notes, and an index. Softcover, 48 pages, full color. Cover price $8.99.