Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Is Writing a Comic About Sherlock Holmes' Brother

Image: Joshua Cassara/Titan Comics via The Hollywood Reporter
Image: Joshua Cassara/Titan Comics via The Hollywood Reporter

Hey, remember how we told you the rather surprising news that basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had written a novel about Sherlock Holmes’ brother Mycroft? Well, now he’s writing a comic about it. Featuring the sexiest Mycroft Holmes ever.

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Here’s the full cover, bask in its glory:

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If you’re wondering if I have questions about how the legendarily fat and sedentary Mycroft—whose club forbid talking—ended up being a bare-chested adventurer, you bet I do. They are “What?” “Why?” “What?” “No, really?” “How?” “Can someone help me understand?” and “What?”, in that order.

[The Hollywood Reporter]

Katharine is the former managing editor of io9.

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Not relevant to the story at all but any chance to share this scene from Airplane is one I will gladly grab with both hands.

“Tell your old man to drag Walton and Lanier up and down the court for 48 minutes!”