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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

Jun 30, 2022

“I may be on the trail in this matter” [BERY]  

There are a number of Sherlock Holmes tours one can take in and around London. But for the true fan, tracking Holmes's steps by foot is incomparable.

Stephen Browning has written On the Trail of Sherlock Holmes to take us on seven separate walks around London and...


Jun 15, 2022

“the very foundations of revealed religion” [GOLD]  

Thanks to two decades of digital expansion, you can now find fandoms pretty much everywhere across the internet. And you can find a fandom for just about anything.

We invited Allison Broesder to join us to discuss her ongoing work on foundational fandoms, tracing...


May 30, 2022

"How did you word your inquiries?" [STUD]

Sherlock Holmes has lived a rich life beyond the 60 stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A much fuller life, in fact.

When Michelle Birkby chose to write about the world of Sherlock Holmes, she took a different approach: what if, she wondered, we were to experience...


May 16, 2022

“a turn which neither of us could have anticipated” [REIG]  

D. Martin Dakin’s A Sherlock Holmes Commentary is one of the more important contributions to Sherlockian scholarship. In it, he discussed the entirety of the Sherlock Holmes canon, plus two apocryphal tales.

But Dakin also acknowledged that he was...


Apr 30, 2022

"this comic interlude" [3GAB]

Sherlock Holmes has appeared in comic strips for nearly a century and in comic books for almost as long. And the comics industry is a multi-billion dollar enterprise, having spawned movies, television shows, and large-scale conventions.

So isn't it time that someone chronicled Sherlock...