Dick Briefer's Frankenstein

Dick Briefer's Frankenstein

by Dick Briefer, Craig Yoe
     
 
  • The first volume in Yoe Book's thrilling new series, The Horror Comic
    Book Masters Library
    fittingly features the first and foremost maniacal monster of all time — Frankenstein! Dick Briefer is one of the seminal artists who worked with Will Eisner on some of the very first comic books.
    Briefer created a bizarre, twisted version of the

Overview

  • The first volume in Yoe Book's thrilling new series, The Horror Comic
    Book Masters Library
    fittingly features the first and foremost maniacal monster of all time — Frankenstein! Dick Briefer is one of the seminal artists who worked with Will Eisner on some of the very first comic books.
    Briefer created a bizarre, twisted version of the classic Frankenstein that is legend among comic book aficionados. This large format book lovingly reproduces a monstrous number of stories from the original 1940s and '50s comic books. The stories are fascinatingly supplemented by an insightful introduction with rare photos of the artist, original art, letters from Dick Briefer, drawings by Alex
    Toth inspired by Briefer's Frankenstein, and much more!
  • As with the entire line of Yoe Books, the reproduction techniques employed strive to preserve the look and feel of expensive vintage comics. Painstakingly remastered, enjoy the closest possible recreation of reading these comics when first released.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600107221
Publisher:
Idea & Design Works, LLC
Publication date:
10/26/2010
Pages:
148
Sales rank:
956,710
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Meet the Author

Richard "Dick" Briefer was an American comic-book artist best known for his various adaptations, including humorous ones, of the Frankenstein monster. Under the pseudonym Dick Hamilton, he also created the superhero team the Target and the Targeteers for Novelty Press. Dick Briefer studied at the Art Students League in Manhattan and debuted in comic books in 1936. In December of 1940 Prize Comics #7 first published Briefer's eight-page feature "New Adventures of Frankenstein", an updated version of the much-adapted Frankenstein monster created by Mary Shelley in her 1818 novel Frankenstein. The author lives in Hollywood, Florida.

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