Doc Frankenstein (published 2004 to present) is a comic book created by Geof Darrow and Steve Skroce, written by the Wachowski Brothers (Andy and Larry, better known for their work on The Matrix series), and drawn by Steve Skroce. The book is published on an bi-monthly schedule by Burlyman Entertainment, though recently they have fallen behind this deadline quite a bit. Six issues have been released as of January 2008.
The comic tells the story of Frankenstein's monster, who survived the events of Mary Shelley's novel and adopted his creator's name as his own (and earned doctoral degrees as well). Doc Frankenstein has since been involved in world history (flashbacks show him as a gunslinger in the Wild West, a soldier in World War II, a supporter of the teaching of evolution in 1925's Scopes Trial, and a supporter of Roe v. Wade in 1972). However, the extremely liberal viewpoints he espouses has made him a target of fundamentalists, who have sought to kill him over the years without success.
Doc Frankenstein was nominated for the 2005 Eisner Award for best new series.
- Burlyman Entertainment official site of Doc Frankenstein and other titles.