Mycroft Holmes in Comics

Mycroft Holmes is Sherlock’s older, smarter brother. He’s my favorite character, so I thought I’d catalogue how he appears in comics. The following list is arranged chronologically.

Page from Cases of Sherlock Holmes #10

Cases of Sherlock Holmes #10, November 1987, Renegade Press, art by Dan Day, inspired by Sydney Greenstreet?

Panel from Scarlet in Gaslight

Scarlet in Gaslight, 1988, Malibu, written by Martin Powell, art by Seppo Makinen

Page from A Case of Blind Fear

A Case of Blind Fear, 1989, Malibu, written by Martin Powell, art by Seppo Makinen

Panels from Sherlock Holmes of the 30s issue #3 showing Mycroft Holmes

Sherlock Holmes of the ’30s #3, March 1990, Eternity Comics, art by Leo O’Mealia, reprinting the 1930 newspaper comic telling of “The Greek Interpreter”

Page from Sherlock Holmes in the Case of the Missing Martian

Sherlock Holmes in the Case of the Missing Martian, 1990, Eternity Comics, written by Doug Murray, art by Topper Helmers, inspired by William Conrad?

Panels from The Trial of Sherlock Holmes

The Trial of Sherlock Holmes, 2009, Dynamite, written by Leah Moore & John Reppion, art by Aaron Campbell

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Muppet Sherlock Holmes, 2011, Boom! Studios, written by Patrick Storck, art by Amy Mebberson

Panel from Young Miss HolmesPanel from Young Miss Holmes

Young Miss Holmes, 2012-2013, published in English by Seven Seas Entertainment, by Kaoru Shintani

Page from Watson and Holmes

Watson and Holmes, 2013, New Paradigm Studios, written by Karl Ballers, art by Rick Leonardi

Panels from Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of London

Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of London, 2014, Dark Horse, written by Sylvain Cordurié, art by Laci

Panel from The Final Problem

The Final Problem: A Sherlock Holmes Graphic Novel, 2015, MX Publishing, by Petr Kopl

Panel from Sherlock Holmes: Steam Detective

Sherlock Holmes: Steam Detective, 2015, Antarctic Press, written by Robby Bevard, art by David Hutchison

Panels from Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess

Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess, 2015, published in English in 2022 by Andrews McMeel, adaptation and art by Serena Blasco

Panel from Sherlock Holmes: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

Sherlock Holmes: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, 2016, IDW Publishing, adapted by David Tipton and Scott Tipton, art by Ron Joseph

Page from Sherlock: A Study in Pink

Sherlock: A Study in Pink, 2017, Titan Comics, by Jay.

Back cover to Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Part One

Panel from Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Part One

Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Part One, 2020, Titan Comics, by Jay.

Panel from Major Holmes & Captain Watson #1

Major Holmes & Captain Watson #1, 2020, self-published, written by Jeff Rider, art by Ismael Canales

Panels from Adler #5

Adler #5, 2020, Titan Comics, written by Lavie Tidhar, art by Paul McCaffrey

Panel from Sherlock Holmes International

Sherlock Holmes International, 2022, Van Ryder Games, by CED, translated by Adam Marostica

Panels from Enola Holmes: Mycroft’s Dangerous Game

Enola Holmes: Mycroft’s Dangerous Game, 2022, Legendary Comics, written by Mickey George, art by Giorgia Sposito

Back cover to Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Part Two

Page from Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Part Two

Panel from Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Part Two

Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Part Two, 2023, Titan Comics, by Jay.

Mycroft in Moriarty Clockwork Empire

Moriarty: Clockwork Empire, 2024, Titan Comics, written by Fred Duval and Jean-Pierre Pécau, art by Stevan Subic