Marvel Preview #5 & #6 – The Hound of the Baskervilles (1976)

 

Written by Doug Moench. Artwork by Val Mayerik.

Adapted by Doug Moench. Artwork by Val Mayerik.

 

I’ll let editor Archie Goodwin explain how Marvel approached Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic:

 

Click to read the editorial

Click to read the editorial

 

The artwork really makes this two-issue adaptation work. Frank Thorne provides the pencils to the editorial above. The covers are by Ken Barr. But it’s Val Makerik’s illustrations that make the story come alive.

 

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An altogether satisfying rendition of one of Sherlock Holmes’ greatest adventures.

 

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