An edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein laid out using
characters and glyphs from PDF documents obtained through internet
searches. The incomplete fonts found in the PDFs were reassembled into
the text of Frankenstein based on their frequency of use. The most
common characters are employed at the beginning of the book, and the
text devolves into less common, more grotesque shapes and forms toward
Silly--yes, a little. But with homages to my favorite creatures, I'll be there.
Synopsis: “Set in the
tradition of a Pay-Per-View main event, comes a grotesque and hilarious
fight to the death featuring a cast of eight classic combatants in all.
Along with their colorful managers, these Monsters compete in visceral
bloody combat in the ring to determine the most powerful monster of all
Monster Brawl stars comedian Dave Foley (Kids in the Hall, Bugs
Life, Despicable Me), wrestling icons Jimmy Hart — The Mouth of the
South, Kevin Nash, revered MMA referee Herb Dean, Robert Maillet (300,
Sherlock Holmes, The Immortals), Art Hindle (Porky’s, Black Christmas)
and the voice of horror legend and Call of Duty narrator Lance Henriksen
(Aliens, Terminator). Monster Brawl is sure to be a cult classic in the
"Any longtime Metallica fan knows that lead guitarist Kirk Hammett has an obsession with horror films. Many of his guitars are decorated with classic horror imagery, like The Mummy, Frankenstein’s monster, the Bride of Frankenstein, and much more. Hammett is an avid collector of horror memorabilia, so it makes sense that the musician would put together a photo book of all of his very rare collection, which will include commentaries on each piece written by Hammett himself."
Richard Raaphorst, the conceptual artist behind Worst Case Scenario (the zombie-Nazi mash up), is the brainchild behind the forthcoming Frankenstein's Army film...and yes, it does my fan-boy heart a whole lot o' good on this Valentine's Day.
Here's the official description: "Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab, one that has unearthed and begun experimenting with the journal of one Dr. Victor Frankenstein. The scientists have used the legendary Frankenstein's work to assemble an army of supersoldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades – a desperate Hitler's last ghastly ploy to escape defeat."