Mycroft Holmes

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Written in English
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  • Detective and mystery comic books, strips,
  • Comic books, strips

Edition Notes

Other titlesKareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mycroft Holmes and the apocalypse handbook
Statementwriters, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld ; art, Joshua Cassara ; colors, Luis Guerrero ; letters, Simon Bowland
ContributionsObstfeld, Raymond, 1952- author, Cassara, Joshua, illustrator
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26928721M
ISBN 101785853007
ISBN 109781785853005
OCLC/WorldCa952154402

Mycroft Holmes is a good book and an engaging mystery for Sherlockians and non-Sherlockians alike, but it’s a particular delight for aficionados of the Doylean world. Here’s hoping Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse write many more.". When Cain Holmes was a child he wasn't a Holmes he was a thief and Mycroft felt bad for the kid and took him under his proverbial wing as a son and heir Add to library 7 . Mycroft Holmes (Gray) refers to the on-screen incarnation of Mycroft Holmes, as portrayed by Charles Gray in the ITV Granada Television adaptation. The already graying, quite elderly-looking older brother of Sherlock Holmes. Mycroft's portrayal in the series attempts to closely adhere to his descriptions in the Canon stories he appeared in, though there are still some subtle variations on the.   Hi there:) Yeah, I think that an important part is that Mycroft being overweight is canon (and I'm talking both books and TV series, where they have mentioned that a few times for instance in SoT). I want you to understand that the Victorian part.

  Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). The story is narrated by Manuel Garcia "Mannie" O'Kelly-Davis, a computer technician who discovers that HOLMES IV has achieved self-awareness and has developed a sense of humor. Mannie names it "Mike" after Mycroft Holmes, brother of Sherlock Holmes, and they become friends. Book 1: . Mycroft Holmes: Volume 1 - Ebook written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Mycroft Holmes: Volume /5(29).   Written by NBA superstar Kareem Abdul- Jabbar and screenwriter Anna Waterhouse, Mycroft Holmes reveals the untold story of Sherlock’s older brother. This harrowing adventure changed his life, and set the stage for the man Mycroft would become: founder of the famous Diogenes Club and the hidden power behind the British :

Written by NBA superstar Kareem Abdul- Jabbar and screenwriter Anna Waterhouse, Mycroft Holmes reveals the untold story of Sherlock’s older brother. This harrowing adventure changed his life, and set the stage for the man Mycroft would become: founder of the famous Diogenes Club and the hidden power behind the British government. Mycroft Holmes A Novel (Book): Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem: "resh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent, and where his.

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Mycroft Holmes is a good book and an engaging Mycroft Holmes book for Sherlockians and non-Sherlockians alike, but it’s a particular delight for aficionados of the Doylean world.

Here’s hoping Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse write many more."/5(). This book looks at Sherlock Holmes' brother Mycroft in his early salad days, if you can see the Holmes' bros as having salad days.

Mycroft's best buddy is Douglas, a black American, and Douglas actually plays a greater role in the story than Watson/5. Mycroft Holmes is a good book and an engaging mystery for Sherlockians and non-Sherlockians alike, but it’s a particular delight for aficionados of the Doylean world.

Here’s hoping Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse write many more."/5(26). This second of the authors' books featuring a young adult Mycroft Holmes and his Trinidadian friend and colleague in detection, Cyrus Douglas, finds the sleuths on the hunt for brutal killers and drug dealers.

The novel offers quality writing and excellent characterization. Holmesians will enjoy the backstory of Mycroft and Sherlock's /5(). Mycroft Holmes, Mycroft and Sherlock, and Mycroft and Sherlock: The Empty Birdcage (Mycroft Holmes 3).

That’s right: nonpareil basketball player Abdul-Jabbar, who’s already written memoirs, nonfiction titles, and children’s books (Stealing the Game,etc.), partners with screenwriter Waterhouse to introduce a prequel to the adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ smarter inwhen Sherlock is still an indifferent student at the Royal College of St.

Peter, his older brother. Each new book about the brothers Holmes provides more insight into Mycroft and Sherlock evolved into the Mycroft Holmes book written about by Arthur Conan Doyle. Kareem Abdul Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse have crafted stories about two iconic characters that not only make a great deal of sense, but offer some true hindsight that fits perfectly with the canon/5(96).

The novel was released in and follows the life and times of Mycroft Holmes, the elder brother of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes. Following the success of his debut, the novel was made into a series of 5 comic books.

Mycroft Holmes is a book made up of tropes, and poorly executed ones at that. I have two theories about how this book came to be. The first is that it's a marketing driven book; find someone famous to write it (Kareem Abdul Jabar), have them write a well known, public domain character (Holmes), and put a twist on it to make it new (write about.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse's Mycroft and Sherlock is the second novel in the Mycroft Holmes series. The first novel, Mycroft Holmes, began to flesh out the life of Sherlock Holmes' older brother, Mycroft.

Now, this second novel continues to reveal more things about Mycroft Holmes in a thrilling way and a spotlight is also given to 4/5. All new adventures starring Mycroft Holmes by author of the best-selling Mycroft series, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Mycroft Holmes and The Apocalypse Handbook sees the diffident, brilliant Mycroft pulled into a globe-spanning adventure at the behest of Queen Victoria and a secret organization at the heart of the British government/5(20).

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has 37 books on Goodreads with ratings. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s most popular book is Mycroft Holmes. This book contains imagines and preferences about Sherlock, the BBC TV series.

Preferences include Sherlock Holmes, John Watson, James Moriarty, Mycroft Holmes, Molly Hooper and Greg Lestrade. |» W A R N I N G: major spoilers ahead; read at your own risk. |» C R E D I T S: Sherlock belongs to the.

The new novel by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, starring brothers Mycroft and Sherlock isand a series of gruesome murders is the talk of London. Mycroft Holmes&#;now twenty-six and a force to be reckoned with at Brand: Titan.

Co-written by Anna Waterhouse and NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mycroft Holmes is a pageturner packed with the right amount of tension and plot twists. We love how the book’s endearing protagonists doggedly pursue a seemingly unsolvable crime while keeping each other in check with their jovial senses of humor/5().

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. It isand a series of gruesome murders is the talk of London. Mycroft Holmes - now 26 and a force to be reckoned with at the War Office - has no interest in the killings; however his brother Sherlock has developed a distasteful fascination for the macabre to the detriment of his studies, much to Mycroft.

Mycroft Holmes A Novel (Book): Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem: A new novel written by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Fresh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend.

Mycroft Holmes is a good book and an engaging mystery for Sherlockians and non-Sherlockians alike, but it’s a particular delight for aficionados of the Doylean world.

Here’s hoping Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse write many more."Reviews: Mycroft Holmes is a good book and an engaging mystery for Sherlockians and non-Sherlockians alike, but it’s a particular delight for aficionados of the Doylean world.

Here’s hoping Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse write many more." - Baker Street Babes. Purchase the book. Mycroft Holmes presented Mycroft in a light that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s work never did.

Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse rounded out the character and made him a complex main character in a thrilling detective tale. Now, the duo returns with a sequel to the work that brings the brothers together to solve a crime.

Mycroft and. A new novel written by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Fresh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War.

Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent. Books similar to Mycroft Holmes Mycroft Holmes.

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. avg. rating Ratings. Fresh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State. Mycroft Holmes is a good book and an engaging mystery for Sherlockians and non-Sherlockians alike, but it’s a particular delight for aficionados of the Doylean world.

Here’s hoping Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse write many more.". Inthe year-old Mycroft, who has a reputation as a daredevil, is serving as a secretary at the War Office when word reaches London of a series of unusual deaths in Trinidad. Mycroft Holmes is a good book and an engaging mystery for Sherlockians and non-Sherlockians alike, but it's a particular delight for aficionados of the Doylean world.

Here's hoping Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse write many more."Brand: Los Angeles. -Otto Penzler, editor of The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories "Could one have ever imagined Sherlock Holmes without Watson. There is a new partnership afoot, of the pre-Watson, young and energetic Holmes brothers.

This volume continues the initial pairing of Mycroft and Sherlock to our complete delight.". The movie is an adaptation of the mystery-thriller book series of the same name, written by Nancy Springer. as well as Helena Bonham Carter as Eudoria Holmes, Enola, Sherlock, and Mycroft.

And the first book in the "Mycroft" series is well worth the hunt and the wait. As the title suggests, the first book, unlike the second and third, focuses almost solely on young Mycroft Holmes. Mycroft Holmes A Novel (Book): Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem: When his fiancée abruptly departs for Trinidad after hearing disturbing news, Mycroft Holmes and his best friend Cyrus Douglas follow and find themselves drawn in to a treacherous investigation.

Mycroft Holmes A Novel (eBook): Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem: A new novel written by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar! for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent, and where his fiancee Georgiana Sutton was.All new adventures starring Mycroft Holmes by author of the best-selling Mycroft series, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

This all-new graphic novel collecting issues # of Mycroft Holmes: The Apocalypse Handbook presents brand new comic adventures set in the world created by the author of the best-selling Mycroft novel series, and is perfect for fans of Mycroft Holmes and Sherlock/5.Mycroft and Sherlock is a mystery novel by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse.

It is the second novel in their "Mycroft Holmes" series utilizing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's characters of Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes. Having focused solely on Mycroft in the first novel, Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse were curious about the relationship between Mycroft and his brother and recognized that the Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse.