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Sherlock Holmes & Charlie Chan in The Singular Affair of the Accursed Statue (5 Comments)

Artists: Turner Mohan (Penciller) ,  Turner Mohan (Inker)

Sherlock Holmes & Charlie Chan in The Singular Affair of the Accursed Statue Comic Art
   

Artwork Details

Title: Sherlock Holmes & Charlie Chan in The Singular Affair of the Accursed Statue
Artist: Turner Mohan (Penciller)
Artist: Turner Mohan (Inker)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views: 420
Comments: 5
Added to Site: 11/2/2011
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Description

I found Turner advertizing himself over on freelanced.com and really liked his style. I got in touch and we started talking ideas. In the end I went with two, the Hornet one, and this one. This one is certainly my favorite of the two. Love Sherlock and love Charlie. Putting them together is such a natural. I just love the piece that David Hitchcock did for me with all the big names and this one goes right up there with that one. I'm not even sure where to begin.

I love that he gave Charlie a larger presence in the piece. It would seem so natural to make this all Sherlock and just have Charlie in the background but Turner's got him front and center. I like how the globe is set to show the world as England saw it at the time and how it's highlighting Africa plays into the Egyptian statue. How the body is left off panel suggesting a gruesome end. And just the little touch that if these two were really to ever have meet Holmes would've been a lot older than Charlie, something that Turner picked up on the you can see the age in Holmes's face. A very nice piece of work from a very nice guy. Plus, Turner threw in, like, a truckload of prelims for this as well. I've got my favorite one below.

Plus, he's actually looking for some more commission so you can check out Turner's site, check out his CAF page or just drop him a line at james.mohan@purchase.edu. If you visit his site make sure you check out his Tolkien stuff.

Original size 9x12

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Holmes / Chan Prelim

 

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Gerry Turnbull wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
great stuff ! hes obviously a fan of Miller's Sin City work. now wheres the Holmes/Doc Savage crossover ? and The shadow ?
Posted on 11/2/2011


Roy Johnson wrote: Hero Supporter    [ Quote & Reply ]
Sherlock Holmes does not have the head of a jackal ... references, my dear Moorehad, references. Cool, re-reading Holmes now.
Posted on 11/2/2011


Will Cox wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
WOW! What a piece. Everthing falls into place..Charlie at the center, the older Holmes now more of a consultant and that wonderful floor. This would make a great paperback cover!
Posted on 11/8/2011


Michael One Minute Later wrote: Paid Member Hero Supporter    [ Quote & Reply ]
stellar
Posted on 12/17/2011


artless artmore wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Wonderful drawing! Great environment, shadows, and expressions! I especially like the Sherlock profile
Posted on 4/16/2014


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