Doc Frankenstein (2004) Leave it to the Wachowskis to recycle Mary Shelley's tale as a guns-a-blazin' mix of Wild West action and neo-theological sci-fi — and in the… 2004-11-01 Fiction Burlyman
Book Review

Doc Frankenstein (2004)

Details Release Date: Nov 01, 2004; Writers: Geof Darrow, Steve Skroce; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Burlyman

Leave it to the Wachowskis to recycle Mary Shelley's tale as a guns-a-blazin' mix of Wild West action and neo-theological sci-fi — and in the process both intrigue and confound us. The concept comes from Steve Skroce and Geof Darrow, artists who helped design The Matrix; the under-rated Skroce handles the book's dynamically dense visuals. But it's the brothers' script that has the monster musing, ''I am a cesarean inflicted upon the womb of your reality.'' Apparently, this Doc Frankenstein got the Architect's brain.

Originally posted Nov 12, 2004 Published in issue #792 Nov 12, 2004 Order article reprints