07 Mar 2014
Today’s entry is a little different: a 1936 comic book parody from “Detective Picture Stories” from Centaur Publications. While Holmes and Watson, and their non-copyrightable counterparts, have appeared in numerous comic strips, this was the first full-length case to appear in a comic book. Sherlock Holmes himself makes an appearance in Charlton Comics in 1955. The site has scans of the first two issues: Issue #1 and Issue #2.
These scans came from the public domain Digital Comic Museum, a potential sinkhole of time if you’re at all interested in obscure comic books. Membership is free.
Stories from the 223B casebook — stories published during Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s lifetime (plus later ones I liked) — are published here every Monday and Friday. The up-to-date list can be found here.
(NOTE: These pages are about 900 pixels wide. Click on them to embiggen.)