The Baker Street Peculiars #1

The Baker Street Peculiars #1

Writer: Roger Langridge Artist: Andy Hirsch Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: March 9, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.5Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

What's to Love: Roger Langridge (Abigail and the Snowman, The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow), who has delighted us with his imaginative all-ages work for years, is teaming up with Andy Hirsch (Adventure Time) to bring us a new twist within the world of Sherlock Holmes. What if the world's greatest detective wasn't quite what he-or she-seemed?
What It Is: It's a lovely day in 1930s London, right up until a giant stone lion comes to life and starts wrecking the city! It seems like the perfect case for the world's most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. Of course, Sherlock Holmes doesn't actually exist; he is a fictional character created by housekeeper Mrs. Hudson, who has been the real detective all along, writing Holmes' adventures under the pen name of John Watson and running around the city in disguise. With an overwhelmed case load she'll need the help of a precocious bunch of young detectives-in-training to solve the mystery of the living statues. Baker Stre

  • 8.1
    Multiversity Comics - Stephenson Ardern-Sodje Mar 14, 2016

    Cor blimey, Guv'nor, I can't wait to see what this peculiar lot get up to next month. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicWow!TV - Bhavna Bakshi Mar 7, 2016

    This is definitely a take on Sherlock Holmes that I haven’t seen and wasn’t expecting. I’m really excited to see where Langridge takes the plot from here. Keep reading to see what happens! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Glasgow Comic Page - Jim Taylor Mar 10, 2016

    This issue has bags of fun, and a charm that outstrips its lack of originality. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Big Comic Page - John Wallace Mar 9, 2016

    Overall this isnt a bad first issue. There are peaks and troughs, and I still dont quiteunderstand the Peculiars' initial motivation, but it doesnt detract too much from an otherwisesolid tale. Read Full Review

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