Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The Final Curtain

Just about every comic publisher has tried to adapt Sherlock Holmes at one time or another, with various degrees of success. This particular story comes from Charlton Comics, who put out an unauthorized series (I guess they thought the character was public domain) that lasted all of two issues. What you'll notice as far as oddities is that Holmes now lives in the modern era, in the United States, and is not accompanied by John H. Watson. You'd might think they would have seen the failure in this series before they published it.

from SHERLOCK HOLMES #1, October 1955:


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