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You know what manga fans love, in my anecdotal experience? Homoeroticism. You know who else loves homoeroticism? Sherlock fans. So it was only a matter of time until someone realized that the key to cashing in on all those fans at once could only be a Sherlock manga.
Today at the the ComicsPro retailers summit in Portland, Oregon, Titan Comics announced that it will publish an English-language translation of a manga adaptation of the Sherlock story A Study In Pink in June. This will mark the first time time the Japanese series has been made available in English and officially sold in the United States and United Kingdom.
Wednesday's links await, after the cut.
Manga: The lastest issue of Young Ace dropped on October 4 in Japan and features the first installment of the BBC Sherlock manga spinoff by artist "Jay."
Upcoming: Fantagraphics apparently has plenty more Carl Barks and Al Feldstein reprint projects in the pipeline...
Fans of BBC's Sherlock series (myself included), the modern day update on Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless tales of the adventures of the brilliant Sherlock Holmes, have been eagerly anticipating the show's return after the event's of last season's finale...