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A ship arrives on the docks of Victorian London, bringing with it a mysterious, invincible killer. Across town, a fetching young woman, seeking protection from the being, enlists world's greatest detective, a man who combines a brilliant deductive mind with commensurate skill in the ancient arts of ninjitsu. The evidence he finds points to a figure known as the Iron Monkey. Yet even with all the clues and all his skills, can the Shinobi Sleuth beat an unbeatable foe?

Sherlock Ninja #1 - "The Curious Case of the Iron Monkey"

A mysterious killer has appeared on the hallowed grounds of the British Empire. A fetching lady has come to the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, for her protection. Can Sherlock match his wits and skills to that of the deadly Iron Monkey?

Points of Interest

  • This series shows no sign of Sherlock's classic partner, John Watson. Instead there is a young woman in Big Ben who tends to Sherlock's ninja weapons named Watsu.
  • In the original literary history, would often involve crimes and events where things would have an air of possibly being mystical, but would be later proven to of had a scientific explanation. Sherlock Ninja keeps mystical elements, but still uses deductive reasoning for the solutions.
  • The classic Sherlock Holmes lived at 221b Baker Street. In this series the address on Sherlock's home says "Baker St. 2221". Later on the building says "Bakers 2221".

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Enter the Shinobi Slueth, Sherlock Holmes!! 0

Just for the sake of disclosure. I am a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes, and the artist Fred Perry. So, when I heard that Fred Perry, creator of Gold Digger, was making a Sherlock Holmes comic titled " Sherlock Ninja". It was very much a "You got chocolate in my peanut butter" moment. Two of my favorite worlds collide here. In this book Sherlock has had a lady, Madam Selice, come to his home to request protection from a mysterious Eastern Phantom ...

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