Frankenstein's monster throughout the ages


This week marks the release of I, Frankenstein, another adaptation of British writer Mary Shelley's classic horror story. In this modern interpretation, Hollywood actor Aaron Eckhart plays the famed monster who awakes in a dystopian future and is drawn into a war between gargoyles and demons. Eckhart beefed up his body to play the role, which involves a lot of supernatural action sequences. His version of the monster is also fond of blue jeans and hoodies apparently.

This dramatically different-looking version of the creature got us thinking about how this character has been portrayed and re-imagined throughout the years. We highlight some of the many different incarnations of Shelley's creation below.