Frankenstein leaves the lab

By Ron Cerabona
Updated April 18 2018 - 2:09pm, first published May 7 2013 - 5:00pm

Frankenstein's monster is one of the archetypes of horror. Even people who have never read Mary Shelley's 1818 novel or seen one of its countless film and television adaptations are familiar with the creature brought to life by scientist Victor Frankenstein, even if the name of the creator is often misused for that of his nameless creation.