Mary Shelley: Monster Hunter #1
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Mary Shelley: Monster Hunter #1

Writer: Adam Glass, Olivia Cuartero-Briggs Artist: Hayden Sherman Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: April 17, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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For nearly two centuries, scholars have wondered how on earth Mary Shelley, a nineteen-year-old girl, was able to conjure one of the most frightening and enduring horror stories of all-time: Frankenstein.
But with the recent discovery of Mary Shelley's secret memoir, the truth is finally revealed: Mary Shelley didn't just write Frankenstein, she lived it. Traveling back to that historic Geneva winter of 1816, Mary, her fiancé Percy, sisters Claire and Fanny, and the celebrated poet Lord Byron, find themselves guests of the eerie Frankenstein Estate. The macabre and frightening events that follow lead Mary to both a gruesome and shock more

  • 7.5
    Doom Rocket - Clyde Hall Mar 14, 2019

    Mary Shelley's actual life was an ongoing struggle. To support herself and her son after Percy's untimely death. To endure the loss of family members and friends. To be recognized for her talent despite the era's bias against independent women. Even to get permission over the protests of her father-in-law for publishing works of her late husband that secured Percy's literary legacy. Casting her as a fearless monster hunter is a natural extension of the real Mary. She spent her life fighting monsters of the realistic kind. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Crusaders - David Howard Feb 27, 2019

    I'm fairly certain I know where it is going but I don't know why they felt it necessary to drag Mary Shelley into it beyond the obvious plot hook wherein she pens Frankenstein as a fictional account of her actual experiences. That is part of my problem with the title, this plot line is a trope that has been overused in books and movies in my opinion. Read Full Review

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