Watson and Holmes - A Study In Black


Collecting the entire first arc of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson re-envisioning as African Americans living in New York City’s famous Harlem district. Watson, an Afghanistan war vet, works in an inner-city clinic; Holmes, a local P.I. who takes unusual cases. When one of them ends up in Watson’s emergency room, the unlikely duo strike up a partnership to find a missing girl. Watson & Holmes bump heads along the way as they enter a labyrinth of drugs, guns, gangs and a conspiracy that goes higher and deeper than they could have imagined. Containing epilogue issue #5 as well as chock full of extra material on the evolution of a new classic.

Story by Karl Bollers. Art by Rick Leonardi with Larry Stroman. Colors by Paul Mendoza, Archie Van Buren and Jay David Ramos. Letters by Dave Lanphear and Taylor Esposito. Edited by Justin Gabrie and Zack Rosenberg