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Bernie Wrightson passed after only completing five pages of this issue. Before he died, he made arrangements with Kelley Jones to finish illustrating the comic based on his layouts.

As you will see it's not the most seamless of transitions but it's not too jarring either. As disappointing it is that the series was cut short as it was, I think everyone deserves credit for coming together and bringing forth some semblance of a conclusion as opposed to leaving it unfinished in limbo.

On a final note if you liked these posts the entire series is on sale at Comixology for 99 cents an issue (with the first three issues available in a one-shot) here.

Scans under the cut... )
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For those who don't know, Bernie Wrightson once did illustrations for the novel Frankenstein and it's widely considered to be his definitive work. In my opinion it's the best visual depiction of the monster.

In 2012 he started what was going to be a 13-issue miniseries with Steve Niles that served as a 'sequel' to the original novel. The second issue was delayed by a few months and the third issue by two years. Bernie Wrightson passed away in 2017 but before he died he selected Kelley Jones to finish the fourth and final issue.

Scans under the cut... )
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For those who don't know, Berni Wrightson once did illustrations for the novel Frankenstein and it's widely considered to be his definitive work. In my opinion its the best visual depiction of the monster.

In 2012 he started what was going to be a 13-issue miniseries with Steve Niles that served as a 'sequel' to the original novel. The second issue was delayed by a few months and the third issue by two years. As of 2017 the series remains unfinished. Given that Wrightson is sadly no longer able to draw I imagine that it will never be completed (I suppose they can find another artist but Wrightson was clearly the main selling point.)

So without further ado here is a glimpse at what might have been with the first issue.

Scans under the cut... )
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Next post, a decent Bruce one, I swear. But right now, B&R #32 and Robin Rises: Omega:



Ra's Al Ghul, Head of the I Ran Out of Storage Closets )

Food for Thought: They just released some previews for Batman Earth One: Volume Two at SDCC. Apparently Croc is in it, although no news for the Riddler.
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Note: Only one issue has come out so far, however this issue came out months ago and the second issue has been delayed. As such, I am posting seven pages.

Scans under the cut... )

So if you're a fan of the original novel (or just Berni Wrightson's art) you should definitely pick yourself up a copy. Hopefully future issues will come out in time; this came out in May.
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Another pivotal scene from this manga take on Frankenstein - his first meeting with the monster since its creation in part one. Then we hear straight from the monster's mouth, how he didn't really become a monster until years after Frankenstein left.

I realise this is a lot of scans, but it's a long work so it's not even close to a rule breach, I don't think.

Spoiler alert if you've been following along the story at its natural pace.

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, as imagined by Junji Ito, of Gyo and Uzumaki fame. Renowned for being one of Japan's most unsettling horror manga artists, his take is suprisingly straightforward but solidly decent.

Here, for horror week, is the birth of Frankenstein's monster.

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