New Neil Gaiman Adaptation Coming from Dark Horse

Neil Gaiman’s short story A Study in Emerald is being adapted into a graphic novel. The story first appeared in a collection of short stories titled Shadows Over Baker Street.  The stories mixed the worlds of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes  with H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos.

The story bear similarities to A Study in Scarlet, the first story to ever bring together Sherlock Holmes and his confidant Dr. Watson. Gaiman’s story follows a man who becomes acquainted with Sherlock Holmes at a time when Inspector Lestrade comes to Holmes seeking aid with Whitechapel murder.

A Study in Emerald, featuring art by Rafael Albuquerque, hits shelves June 20, 2017. The hardcover graphic novel will run 80 pages and retail for $17.99.


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