Review Brew – Mycroft Holmes and The Apocalypse Handbook – #1

This book is delightful.

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Writers: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld
Artist: Joshua Cassara
Colors: Luis Guerrero
Letterer: Simon Bowland
Creator: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Price: $3.99
Publisher: Titan Comics

We explore the younger years of Sherlock Holmes’ crafty big brother Mycroft via Mycroft Holmes and The Apocalypse Handbook, an exceptionally wild and clever ride. Adapted from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Mycroft Holmesnovels, our story picks up as Mycroft is flitting about going from one school to the next. Bored out of his mind with being the smartest person in the room, he is driving his professors and fellow students up the wall. Of course, Mycroft is destined for greater things and a violent attack in the heart of London forcibly shoves him onto his path, kicking and screaming the whole way.

Joshua Cassara’s artwork is utterly amazing, every panel popping with life and vibrancy. Each character’s personality and quirks come through loud and…

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