Published in the June 2-June 9, 1934, double issue of the Universal Weekly trade magazine, the two-page spread shows The Monster, framed in smoke, throwing a massive protective arm over The Bride, here depicted as a waif-like, kohl-eyed goth girl in a delicate wedding dress. The background shows a blasted landscape and, in the distance, the iconic burning windmill.
Fred Kulz would produce more art for Bride of Frankenstein, this time with Elsa in ghostly profile, in March of 1935.
Images from the collection of Rick Payne.
Early Promotion Art by Fred Kulz for Frankenstein, 1931
Bride of Frankenstein art by Kulz, 1935.