Book Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Necronomicon by Sylvain Cordurié, Laci


Holmes and Lovecraft, that’s a cool pairing. Like Rene and Renato, or Wurzel and Aunt Sally. In this ambitious graphic novel, Sylvain Cordurié and Laci combine to bring us beautifully drawn yet sadly unfulfilling story. The artwork is tremendous, more Lovecraft than Doyle in its feel. The drawings of places like the Crystal Palace and London’s…

Book Review: Warlock Holmes, by G. S. Denning


I was in New York in July, and as is my want I like to pick-up a Sherlock Holmes book when away somewhere new. Something you won’t likely see in Waterstone’s back home. In the comic book shop just off of Times Square I came across this book and it’s premise just intrigued me right…

Book review: The Ghost Line, by Adam Christopher


I was put on to this book by a fellow Holmes fan at work who recommended it as an enjoyable diversion, not ground-breaking, but a nice take on the Holmes and Watson making a splash on the American TV show Elementary. I like the series as it happens. Johnny Lee Miller is brilliant as Holmes…

Book Review: The Perils of Sherlock Holmes, by Loren D. Estelman


Loren D. Estelman is a respected and well known figure in the world of Sherlock Holmes in this modern era. His Sherlock Holmes vs Dracula book is nary out of print and he is a key member in the Baker Street Irregulars (BSI). In The Perils of Sherlock Holmes, Estelman brings together a collection described…

Book review: The Casebook of Newbury & Hobbes, by George Mann


I have reviewed a few of Mann’s books on here. From his Sherlock Holmes pastiches to the Newbury & Hobbes collections themselves. To recap, Mann is prolific writer and one whom is regarded as a leading proponent of the Steampunk genre; this when inventions meet the Victorian era. Think automatons, zeppelins, weird weapons and powered…