Series: Sherlock Holmes (see also Vol 2. – The Liverpool Demon)
Writers: Moore & Reppion
Artists: Aaron Campbell (interiors), John Cassaday (covers)
Published: November 2009
Hardcover: 168 pages
Written by Leah Moore and John Reppion with reverence and a modern edge, artist Aaron Campbell completes the Victorian mood under the striking and iconic John Cassaday covers.
Issue #1 begins the “Trial of Sherlock Holmes” which presents the great detective with an all-too personal quandary and explores the nature of the man and his world with a mix of refined ambiance, carefully crafted mystery and chilling suspense!
Also available in the following languages [Finnish / Suomen]
What people are saying…
“Forget what you’ve heard: Sherlock Holmes is alive and well and living inside this book!” – Joe Michael Straczynski – writer -Thor
“A fantastic opening shot, literally, to a great new Holmes mystery that I can’t wait to read the next chapter of.” – Ed Brubaker – writer Captain America, Incognito, Daredevil, Criminal and Angel of Death on Sony’s Crackle.com
“A classic locked room mystery, deploying Conan Doyle’s core cast with huge skill and conviction. Sit back with your favorite seven per cent solution and enjoy…” Mike Cary – writer, X-Men: Legacy, Felix Castor novels, Hellblazer, and The Unwritten
“Arthur Doyle may be dead, but reading Leah Moore and John Reppion’s depiction of his immortal hero, Sherlock Holmes, will make you believe in his soul with us forever. One of the BEST revitalizations of a character I have EVER read.” Marc Guggenheim – writer of Amazing Spider-Man, Eli Stone, co-writer of Super Zombies and co-writer on upcoming Green Lantern Feature Screenplay
“A faithful interpretation of one of fiction’s very best characters that will please purist and newcomer alike. The game is afoot once again and I look forward to reading more.”- Brett Matthews – writer on The Lone Ranger comic and Eisner and Hugo Nominated writer
“Wow. Just wow. THE TRIAL OF SHERLOCK HOLMES is classic in the best sense of the word, it takes characters we all know and love and breathes new life into them. You can tell the writers adore the characters. A thrilling read”.- Brian Lynch – Co-Writer Angel: After The Fall and Spike Asylum
“Dynamite’s Sherlock Holmes launch and story is reminiscent of the their publishing of The Lone Ranger. Taking a classic character, making him accessible for today’s fans and giving him new life. I am also always impressed by John Cassaday’s cover designs, and his execution, and Holmes is no let down, in fact, it’s taking it up a notch. Leah (Moore) and John Reppion are writing a story that will help cement their careers. Creating a new original story instead of an adaption of previous works is a plus for comics and Holmes fans!” - Jae Lee – artist Dark Tower and cover artist Dead Irons
“Moore and Reppion bring new life to the iconic Holmes and Watson, with a tantalizing tale and their hallmark attention to period detail. Whether you’re a dedicated Sherlockian or a Holmesian newbie, grab this one!” – Leslie S. Klinger, author of the New Annotated Sherlock Holmes series. (http://annotatedsherlockholmes.com/index.html)
“3 reasons to pick up Sherlock Holmes #1 from Dynamite:
1. It’s Sherlock Holmes minus all the Hollywood cliches, but with what feels like a great mystery at it’s pounding heart.
2. This engaging mystery forces you to quickly turn page after page as you ‘race the clock’ along with Sherlock Holmes.
3. It’s the return of harcore mystery to comics. As Holmes would say, ‘The Plot Thickens’ and we all get to go along for the ride.” - Vince Gonzales – Former CBS and CNN Correspondant and investigative reporter, current Super Zombies co-writer
“I’m a huge Sherlock Holmes fan and a fan of both Leah and John. This can sit proudly beside Peter Ackroyd and Billy Wilder as one of the best reinterpretations of the character. Great stuff.” - Mark Millar writer – Civil War, Wolverine, Kick Ass, Wanted
112s. + kannet, 170mmx260mm
Arthur Conan Doylen klassinen salapoliisi Sherlock Holmes uusissa seikkailuissa! Salapoliisi Sherlock Holmes ja hänen uskollinen avustajansa Watson elävät ja voivat hyvin uudessa 114-sivuisessa sarjakuvassa. Kaksikko sotkeutuu murhamysteeriin, jossa on syytettynä Holmes itse!
Leah Mooren ja John Reppionin kirjoittama sekä Aaron Cambelin upeasti kuvittama dekkaritarina huokuu viktoriaanista henkeä.
Sherlock Holmes tulee olemaan kuuma nimi 2010, kun elokuvateattereihin saapuu 22.1. Guy Ritchien ohjaama ja Robert Downey Jr:n tähdittämä tuore tulkinta ikivirheästä aiheesta. Albumista vastaava Leah Moore on maailmankuulun Alan Mooren tytär, joka seuraa isänsä jälkiä sarjakuvakäsikirjoittajan alalle.