DC/Vertigo Edition - 1st printing. Written by Dean Motter and Judith Dupre. Painted art by Sean Phillips. The Heart of the Beast is a "sensuously painted graphic novel that takes one of the classic characters of horror literature (Frankenstein), and explores the timeless themes of the original work in a way that is both extremely contemporary and newly compelling." Hardcover, 100 pages, full color. Cover price US $19.95.