Sherlock Holmes #2

Sherlock Holmes #2

Writer: Leah Moore Artist: Aaron Campbell Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: June 10, 2009 Cover Price: $3.50 Critic Reviews: 4
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Continuing their new exploration of literary ICONs, DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT presents the ultimate mystery as they unveil Sherlock Holmes!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 #2 finds Holmes in jail, fighting for his very life as "The Trial of Sherlock Holmes" continues!LOOK FOR THE COMPLETE Dracula #3 (of 5) next month!

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Stephen Schleicher Jun 9, 2009

    Sherlock Holmes #2 is a well put together issue, and I'm hooked with the mystery. I'm giving the issue 4.5 out of 5 Stars. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Jun 16, 2009

    If you're looking for fast-paced action, then you're definitely looking at the wrong book. But if you're looking for an intelligent story told well, you could do a lot worse. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Jun 12, 2009

    Aaron Campbell's art continues to remind me of the gritty, detailed, moody work of Lee (Joker) Bermejo. He captures the period clothing pretty well (or it's close enough to convince), not to mention the decor and architecture. He bathes the story in darkness as well, enhancing the tension in the drama. I also appreciate how none of the characters are behemoths of strength or deals or physical perfection. These aren't super-hero figures dressed up for a Holmes drama. Instead, there's a nice variety of figures and faces to be found. The John Cassaday cover sums this issue up nicely, and I'm pleased that this title seems to be spared Dynamite's usual variant-cover marketing approach. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Jun 8, 2009

    In individual issues, "Sherlock Holmes" reads slowly with unnecessarily long and entirely unrelated scenes. Not only that, but scenes that do contain vital information are crammed into pages with six or more panels, while those unnecessary scenes are given large, open, four-panels-or-less pages. It's a sort of baffling storytelling that, hopefully, makes sense by the end of this series " but, for the moment, is the true mystery. Read Full Review

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