How to Read a Comic Book: The Carnival of Unknowing

I've been reading comics for a long time. At first I was confused by the characters, the events, the storylines. Characters would come and go with barely a mention of a name. That confusion was the hook. My youth meant that I was comfortable with discomfort. The taste made me hungry. The hunger made me hunt.

A. Conan Doyle’s Famous Detective Sherrinford Hope – Alternate Totalities

At the turn of the last century a character emerged, as if summoned by the collective unconscious of the world, a detective, clear-eyed and clinical with an indefatigable drive to catch his prey. Premiering in the novel A Tangled Skein, written by young doctor Arthur Conan Doyle, this legendary figure went by the unlikely moniker of Sherrinford Hope.