SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Thinking Engine | A Review

I’m a Sherlock Holmes fan. I read the original Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories growing up and was a big fan of the films of the 40s and 50s starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. John Watson. In fact, when I re-read the original stories it’s their faces I imagine. There are so many Holmes stories now being told in the movies and television, it is nice to go back now and

DYNAMITE signs Anthony Del Col & Conor McCreery for SHERLOCK HOLMES vs. HARRY HOUDINI

AWARD-WINNING WRITERS OF KILL SHAKESPEARE CELEBRATE LITERATURE'S GREATEST DETECTIVE AND HISTORY'S GREATEST ESCAPE ARTIST Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce that Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery will bring their skill for literary reimagining to a new comic book miniseries event, Sherlock Holmes vs. Harry Houdini.  Best known for their acclaimed series Kill Shakespeare, Del Col and McCreery have joined with skillful artist Carlos Furuzono to bring two larger-than-life icons into conflict:  the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and real-life stage

Book Review: Further Encounters of Sherlock Holmes

Okay Sherlock fandom, are you desperate for something to slake your thirst as you slough through the eternal drought of waiting for Season 4? (We all know you are. We've seen the memes.) Check out Further Encounters of Sherlock Holmes, a collection of short stories edited by George Mann. Explore twelve original Sherlock Holmes stories by well established authors, including a surprising amount of writers from Doctor Who. In any case, there is some truly

Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares

James Lovegrove's Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares opens with an explosion, and I think that's what endeared me to it. None of this, "Sherlock and Watson are sitting at home smoking a pipe when suddenly a client stumbles in!" No, this book keeps the audience in action from the start by positioning Watson in a train station just as the aforementioned explosion goes off. Naturally, Sherlock's intrigued and the case begins. Just as effective as the original opening,

A Geeky Summer Reading List: Blog Edition!

Remember when being a geek meant having a cache of esoteric knowledge at your fingertips, usually on some hyper-specific topic like the technical differences between different computer monitors or Linux hacks? Even better, remember the glory days when even knowing what Linux was in the first place gave you geek cred? Today, thanks to the Internet, it’s all too easy to access formerly hidden gems of arcane knowledge. Compounded with the fact that everyone in the universe now claims

Best Comic Book Covers Ever (This Week) – 03/27/13

Hello Comic Book Fandom! Every Wednesday, the comic book gods (aka Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc.) deliver comic books to local comic book shops everywhere. So, What we have here is all pretty self-explanatory, each week I’m going to reflect on the cover art of some of my favorite new comics and tell you which ones I really dig. Simple. Clean. Artsy. Enjoy! *Click on image to enlarge* ---------------------------------------------- Judge Dredd #5 Cover by Zach Howard Story by Duane Swierczynski Artwork by Nelson

10 Comic Books to Check Out This Week: 12/12/12

Hello Comic Book Fandom! Couple of things to highlight for this week: New Man of Steel trailer, Star Trek Into Darkness trailer was pure epicness, The Hobbit releases this weekend, and Telltale's The Walking Dead won 'Game of The Year' at this years Video Game Awards. Also, Christmas is seriously right around the corner, Did you guys get all your shopping done? Deadpool did. Anyway, let's get down to this weeks books..... --------------------------------------- "DEATH OF THE FAMILY' continues