The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Graphic Novel Review
There is always something fun about seeing words on a page become visualised. This isn’t because some people lack imagination but because it opens up our imaginations in a whole new way. I am always interested when I see books being adapted into some sort of new visual media, unless 3D is involved. One form that I am particularly a fan of is Graphic Novels or Comic Books.
In Feb (2013) Martin Powell and Jamie Chase released their adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic, The Hound of the Baskervilles. For some time images leaked online to tease us. From what I saw it was looking like a great piece. I soon enough purchased the comic book and dove in. I found that Martin Powell wrote a very good script for this story. The way the story moved was brisk and exciting. It captured all the right interactions that make The Hound of the Baskervilles so unique and engaging. The story was marvellously accompanied with illustrations by Jamie Chase. The way he brought the story to life was quite imaginative. Each panel was drenched in that eery atmosphere that you’d expect a story like this to have! I also felt Chase’s illustrating was in a word: hellacious! It was gloomy, haunting, and most engaging.
For long time Sherlock Holmes fans, you are certain to get a kick out of this adaptation. For comic book fans, you, too, will get a treat, and for those unfamiliar to Holmes this book serves as a great introduction to the world of Sherlock Holmes.
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Sherlock Holmes & The Case of the Crystal Blue Bottle – A Graphic Novel featuring artwork from some of the industries best illustrators. On Amazon.com , Amazon.co.uk and The Book Depository now! Alternatively you can order straight from MX Publishing!
Fragile Words: A Collection of Verses and Short Stories in both ebook and paperback! Go to amazon.com& amazon.co.uk for ebooks! If you are old fashioned and wish to have a physical copy go to lulu.com!