Mrs. Frankenstein


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Dick Briefer’s classic Frankenstein series is justly remembered for its surreal wit and fractured “big-foot” art. However, Briefer was able to inspire chills as well as laughs.

Before Frankenstein’s Monster gained fame as a lovable galoot, Briefer placed the character in several effective horror tales that struck terror into the hearts of Golden Age comics fans.

Here is an example of such a story, with a bit of pathos thrown in for good measure. From Prize Comics # 26, here’s the sad and violent tale of “Mrs. Frankenstein.”

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Another happy ending!

Enjoy your Halloween, Time Bulleteers!

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One thought on “Mrs. Frankenstein

  1. Briefer later returned to much this conception of the Monster (and offered a very similar story of the Monster finding love only to have it taken from him by such violence), but the crusader by Wertham &alii to put an end to crime and horror comic books brought an end to the new series.

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