It seems that each issue of Frankenstein ends with a significant number of dead civilians, which ought to justify villagers' weariness at his presence. Like Angela Lansbury in Murder, She Wrote, Frankenstein coming to call is always bad news. Yet the well-meaning monster is a fascinating read, all the more so since Morrison has placed him within a context he's really got no business inhabiting. Seven Soldiers: Frankenstein is a clash-of-context for the ages, and a gruesome satirical romp through modern society's fears and vices. Read Full Review
Saying that the reason for the town's madness stems from an impossibility that's allegedly science fiction runs counter to the whole point of science fiction. The use of such a plot device leaves a massive hole in the story, and I can't help but think that Morrison could have avoided this damage by choosing another enemy that had a sounder basis in fact. Read Full Review
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