Comics' Biggest Turnarounds 2: Frankenstein

Dell didn't just get cold feet about their Dracula comic. There was Frankenstein too (or the Monster of...). Ponder the Karloffy goodness of Frankenstein #1:And now Dell's Frankenstein #2:
According to my trusty Encyclopedia of Super-Heroes, he was built of dead bodies in 1866 near Metropole City, slept for a century, took a fleshtone mask to town and starting living as "Frank Stone". Occupation: Millionaire monster (kind of like Donald Trump, but green). His story continued for 2 more issues:
And he had a supporting cast too, including a valet called William, who was the only one who knew his identity, and Miss Ann Thrope (oh god, I just got that, groan), his unwitting girlfriend.
Go go, necrophilia!


rob! said...

those Dell monster movie adaptations are the ultimate bait-and-switch. the covers are beautifully moody and cool, yet the insides are duller than...well, any other comic ever made.

Siskoid said...

And there's a third in this series (tomorrow morning)!

FoldedSoup said...

It's disco werewolf, isn't it? C'mon! It's gotta be disco werewolf!

(Tell me it's disco werewolf...)

Bill D. said...

Is that the Jeff Rovin Encyclopedia of Super-Heroes? I loved that book as a kid (factual errors, weird inclusions & exclusions, and all)... I read and re-read it until the covers fell off.

Siskoid said...

Soup: I'm not sure it's too disco, but it's pretty far from what you expect from the title.

Bill: Yes, that's the one. And same here. I also have the Super-Villains one (but not the Monsters) but it's relatively pristine compared to the first book.


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