Sherlock Holmes Is Back in the Comics!

‘Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character of the


Artwork by the famous Holmes illustrator, Sydney Paget. (Strand Magazine)

late 19th and early 20th centuries who first appeared in publication in 1887, in the periodical, The Strand magazine. Holmes was the creation of Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

A brilliant London-based “consulting detective”, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess; and renowned for his enormous scope of observation, astute logical reasoning, and skills in forensic science to solve difficult cases.

Many writers have tried their hands at creating their own Holmes tales; and, in 2009, Leah Moore & John Reppion joined the likes of Nicholas Meyer, Loren D. Estleman, Stephen Fry, Neil Gaiman, and Stephen King with the release of their acclaimed original mystery comic book “The Trial of Sherlock Holmes.”

The Trial of Sherlock Holmes (2009)

The Liverpool Demon (2013)’

I am so happy to have come across these beautiful stories. The print artwork (below) is stunning! And I am pleased to see Holmes in this graphic venue.

The individual comic books, and grouped editions containing more than one book (e.g., 1 of 5 through 5 of 5), are available online at and

The Game is eternally afoot!


Learn more about Reppion here:

About John Reppion

John Reppion & Leah Moore — Website

E-versions of the comics Sherlock Holmes 1 and Sherlock Holmes 2 can be purchased for a mere $1.99 each (PB: $14.95) at Amazon, here:

Sherlock Holmes 2: The Liverpool Demon by John Reppion et al.

Sherlock Holmes 1: The Trial of Sherlock Holmes (1 of 5) by John Reppion et al.

Of interest…

Brining Sherlock Holmes Back to Comics by John Reppion…




(Image source: Amazon)




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