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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Omaha Perez' vicious skewering of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic literary creations is finally collected! This version of the Sherlock Holmes mythos expands on Dr. Watson's revelation that Holmes was a narcotics addict. The World's Greatest Detective is a maniac completely out of his head on drugs at all times and Dr. Watson, his own personal "Dr. Feelgood," isn't much b...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published April 15th 2008 by AIT Planet Lar
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Rena Sherwood
Wellllllllllllllll, thank you for some very weird mental images, Omaha Perez. Man, Holmes is hung like a Clydesdale.
Lindsay
GN YA PEREZ - drug use, nudity, violence
Hadyn's skull has been stolen from the British Museum and Sherlock Holmes is called in to recover it. Could it be that his nemesis, Moriarty is behind the theft?
These four short chapters poke fun at Watson's enduring admiration for the drug-addled Holmes. Perez's depiction is of a bungling, drugged, violent, and delusional Holmes, kept from prison only by a connected relative. It was mildly entertaining, but not enough fodder to sustain the page count. Old...more
Seana
The fear and loathing version of Sherlock Holmes, entertaining!
Steve
Fun book. Not a huge fan of the art in some places, which seemed a bit rushed. But the book is essentially "what if Holmes and Watson... were Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo instead?" and how can you not love something that wild?
lesleymac
So bad. I think tweaking the old image of Sherlock Holmes into something new is great, but it's not clever, or even very funny. I'm tempted to show it to my Holmes-enthusiast friends just to watch their heads explode.
Deborah
The humor was a bit over the top for me but I liked the art.
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Nov 16, 2010 Omaha Perez added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Omaha Perez is the writer/artist of the graphic novels THE DRUDE (2014), HOLMES (2008) and BODHISATTVA (2003). He has contributed work to the anthologies COMIC BOOK TATTOO (2008), FLASH GORDON 75th ANNIVERSARY (2009), and THE GRAPHIC CANON (2011).

Omaha's illustration work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators New York, the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, Spectrum, and 3 x 3 Magaz...more
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