Sherlock Holmes

The Religious Affiliation of
Sherlock Holmes

Religion: Anglican CBR Scale: U

Name: Sherlock Holmes

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Ward Lock & Co.

First Appearance: Beeton's Christmas Annual (1887): "A Study in Scarlet"

Creators: Arthur Conan Doyle, D. H. Friston

Number of Appearances: 510

   Comic Book Appearances: 82

   TV, Film Appearances: 367

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

   Prose/Text Book/Story Appearances: 60

Occupation: private investigator

Gender: male

At this point, we have used the number 60 for the total number of appearances by Sherlock Holmes in prose books and stories. This includes only those stories written by the character's creator, Arthur Conan Doyle. With further research, we could estimate the number of books and stories by other authors which feature Holmes as a character. This number certainly exceeds 60 and likely runs into multiples of hundreds.

This character is in the following 15 stories which have been indexed by this website:
2000 AD #861 (13 Nov. 1993): "Canon Fodder (Pt 1)"
Beeton's Christmas Annual (1887): "A Study in Scarlet" (lead character)
Captain America
Chamber #3 (Dec. 2002): "The Hollow Man, Chapter Three" (mentioned)
The Daredevils #9 (Sep. 1983): "What If: Obnoxio the Clown Fought Crime?" (someone disguised or dressed as)
The Defenders (vol. 1) #150 (Dec. 1985): "Sassafras, the Dog Filled with Fear" (hologram)
The Joker #6 (Mar.-Apr. 1976): "Sherlock Stalks the Joker!" (someone disguised or dressed as)
Marvel Preview
The Marvels Project #2 (Nov. 2009) (mentioned)
Megaton Man
Murder, She Wrote - Season 1, Episode 0 (30 Sep. 1984): "The Murder of Sherlock Holmes: Pilot" (someone disguised or dressed as)

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