For unknown reasons the planets have aligned and turned 2012 into the year of the monster-themed kids movie. ParaNorman and Frankenweenie both happen to be stop-motion animated films, but in the CGI-animated corner we have Hotel Transylvania. The film hits theaters everywhere on September 28, but ahead of that we've got a look at a few of the designs that inspired the film thanks to The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania.
Written by Tracey Miller-Zarneke, this is the latest in a long line of fantastic behind-the-scenes books put together by the movie-obsessed minds at Titan Books, who just so happen to have given us a few images to share with readers. They're just a cute sample of the many, many pieces of art in this 160-page, hardbound package currently on store shelves everywhere, and while we have no idea how the final movie turned out or where it'll fall in line with the other pair of monster kids movies this year, just a quick flip through the pages of Titan's latest shows that a lot of love and care went into making this movie.
So if you love classic movie monsters like Dracula, the Wolfman, the Invisible Man and more, you'll want to check them out as viewed through the mind of Genndy Tartakovsky, the man behind Samurai Jack and Star Wars: Clone Wars.
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