Speaking of SHERLOCK HOLMES, ACTION HERO, we’re repeating Rich Johnston’s debunking of the misinformed idea that the film was based on a graphic novel:
…there is no graphic novel. There never was. It’s just easy-to-swallow PR for lazy hacks.
There were however a number of commissioned illustrations by John Watkiss as part of the pitch document. And eighteen of them are on display and for sale, both as original art and as prints at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California. But not a sequential piece of storytelling or word balloon to be seen…
We’re big Watkiss fans here, so a trip to Rich’s post or the Studio Nucleus site is well worth your while. A few samplings of the concept art here to get you started. SPOILERISH!