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The Sign of the Four (Illustrated Classics)

A Sherlock Holmes Graphic Novel

Doyle, Sir Arthur [9781402780035]
Series: Illustrated Classics
Publisher: Sterling
Published: February 2011
All
136 pages
ISBN: 1-4027-8003-6
ISBN13: 9781402780035
$14.95 US
$17.95 Canadian
Paperback with Flaps
all in color
6 1/2 X 9 1/2
Carton Quantity: 40
Territory: US/Can



The great Sherlock Holmes returns in The Sign of the Four, the newest Illustrated Classics adaptation of a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle work.
The drama begins when a woman arrives on Holmes's doorstep asking for his help finding an anonymous person who has been sending her mysterious gifts and letters. Holmes agrees to investigate-but soon he and Dr. Watson find themselves entangled in a deadly treasure hunt.




About the Illustrators
In 2006, I. N. J. Culbard surpassed thousands of other writers and had his work published in Dark Horse Comics' New Recruits anthology. He has since appeared in the anthology series Dark Horse Presents, Judge Dredd Magazine, and 2000 AD. Culbard is an acclaimed animation director. This is the third full-length graphic novel for which he has created the art, having previously collaborated on The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Hound of the Baskervilles with Ian Edginton.
 
Ian Edginton has made a tremendous impact on the world of comics. In his illustrious career he has worked for Lucasfilm, Paramount Pictures, and 20th Century Fox to adapt Star Wars, Star Trek, Alien, Predator, and Terminator properties, as well as with the H. G. Wells estate to adapt War of the Worlds for Dark Horse. In 2007, his graphic novel Scarlet Traces: The Great Game was nominated for best limited series and best writer at the prestigious Eisner Awards.