About five months back, Idw released the first issue of a truly beautiful Frankenstein book—not one featuring the typical neck-and-bolts caricature, but a book about a lonely, wandering soul rendered in black and white. Now, two of the greatest talents in horror comics have unleashed a second issue upon us, and it was well worth the wait. Bernie Wrightson’s artwork is breathtaking, and Steve Niles’s story ebbs and flows so naturally it almost seems like Mary Shelley wrote it herself.
I spoke with Niles this week about the synthesis of such an incredible project.
Famous Monsters. So in some of these laboratory and library scenes… have you just let Bernie [Wrightson] let loose? Do you tell him some of the things you think should be in the background?
Steve Niles. I wanted 400 books. he only drew 300.
Sn. Kidding. We talk through the story, and then Bernie does »
- Holly I.
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