Appearing in "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"Edit
- Victor Frankenstein (Only in flashback)
- Alphonse Frankenstein
- Canute (First appearance)
- Elizabeth Lavenza-Frankenstein (Only in flashback)
- Henry Clerval (Only in flashback) (First appearance)
- Justine Moritz (Only in flashback)
- Robert Walton IV (First appearance)
- Sean Farrell (First appearance)
- William Frankenstein
Synopsis for "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"Edit
- Synopsis not yet written.
- The actual title to this series is The Monster Of Frankenstein With Frankenstein #6, the title changes to The Frankenstein Monster.
- This issue is reprinted in Book of the Dead #1 and the Essential Series #The Monster of Frankenstein 1 trade paperback.
- A more faithful adaptation of the Frankenstein story is provided in Marvel Classics Comics #20.
- The * Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Vol 2 #4 erroneously states that the Frankenstein Monster's first appearance is in Silver Surfer #7. His actual first appearance was in X-Men #40. In Silver Surfer #7, Victor and his monster appear only as images on an old film reel.
- Robert Walton IV is the descendent of Robert Walton, the explorer who encountered the Frankenstein monster in the arctic back in the 18th century.
- Sean Farrell's last name won't be revealed until Frankenstein #2.
First Appearances: Alphonse Frankenstein (Victor's father); Canute (a stevedore); Elizabeth Lavenza-Frankenstein (Victor Frankenstein's wife); Frankenstein's Monster; Henry Clerval (Victor Frankenstein's friend); Robert Walton IV (a seaman); Sean (a young passenger on Walton's ship); Victor Frankenstein (a swiss inventor); William Frankenstein (Victor's brother)
Final Appearances: William Frankenstein (dies in this issue)
- The story of Frankenstein is considered by many to be the world's first Science Fiction novel.
- This issue was partially reprinted and repackaged in the 1974 Frankenstein read-along book-n-record set by Power Records.
- In Silver Surfer #7, Victor Frankenstein is identified as "Henry". Henry was the name of the scientist played by Colin Clive from the 1931 Universal Studios movie, Frankenstein.
- Bloodstone Vol 1
- Book of the Dead Vol 1
- Marvel Classics Comics #20
- Frankenstein Vol 1
- Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #4
Links and ReferencesEdit
- Frankenstein article at Wikipedia
- Frankenstein (Universal movie) article at Wikipedia
- Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus; Mary Shelly, 1818
- Frankenstein's Monster article at Wikipedia
- Monster of Frankenstein series index at the Grand Comics Database