Mary Shelley Monster Hunter Vol. 1 is due out from AfterShock Comics next month, and today The Beat has the first six pages to share with you.
The book, for the uninitiated, came out this year. It’s from writers Adam Glass and Olivia Cuartero-Briggs, with art by Hayden Sherman and letters by Sal Cipriano. You can learn more about it in the preview text below, but, essentially, this is a story with a framing device that involves the discovery of writer Mary Shelley’s secret memoir, which takes us back to the winter of 1816 in Geneva. It is reveled within that the story’s Shelley has written were actually rooted in reality.
Check out the preview text below, followed by the first six pages of the forthcoming trade, which collects this series’ first five issues:
MARY SHELLEY MONSTER HUNTER VOL 1 TPB / $14.99 / 120 pages / Full Color / ON SALE 12/04/19
Writers: Adam Glass & Olivia Cuartero-Briggs
Artist: Hayden Sherman
Letterer: Sal Cipriano
Cover: Hayden Sherman
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:
But with the recent discovery of Mary Shelley’s secret memoir, the truth is finally revealed: Mary Shel-ley 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 shocking discovery. Their mysterious host is not at all what they expected, and their intentions will change the course of Mary’s life forever.
Brought to life by Adam Glass (ROUGH RIDERS, THE NORMALS, THE LOLLIPOP KIDS) and Olivia Cuar-tero-Briggs (ETV’s The Arrangement) with art by Hayden Sherman (COLD WAR, The Few, Wasted Space), Mary Shelley: Monster Hunter is historical fiction at its most (After)shocking! Volume One con-tains issues 1-5!