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issue 48 (Summer '16) ''In Facebook Group'', “From Facebook”: MX Books of Sherlock Holmes Stories, Cracking the Code of the Canon, Videos: “Gillette's ''Sherlock Holmes'' (1916) and ''Sherlock Holmes Baffled'' (1899), ''More Punishment Pun-chlines''

issue 47 (Spring '16) ''From Facebook'', ''Alt.SherlockHolmes'', “Viva La Difference'', ''Return to The Valley of Fear''

issue 46 (Summer '15) ''The Lost Detective'', ''The Lost Adventures .. still more pun-ishments'', ''On Isadore Persamo'' and ''On Sophy Anderson'' (from Sherlock Holmes and the Mad Doctor),

issue 45 (Spring '15) "Which Inspector Lestrade?", More Pun-chlines, "The Music Hall Menace", "The Stolen Mona Lisa"

issue 44 (Winter '14-'15) "Sig News": including more on New Annotated Sherlock Holmes (SCAN) and rediscovered Gillette "Sherlock Holmes”, Trivia, "On 'Ejaculations'", More Pun-chlines, “Father Ted Is Dead”

issue 43 (Fall '14) "Sig News": including new members and an e-mail on Boris Karloff as Holmes; Olipopo (pataphysical police liertature); fanfic (Holmes fan fiction); a special letter to the editor; More Punishment Pun-chlines

issue 42 (Summer '14) "SIG News" (new members and solution to last issue's puzzle), "Activity on the Facebook Page", including the Guinness Record for Sherlock Holmeses, "More Punishments" including our original "The Missing Mallards Mystery", Holmesian studies from The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes and the Old on EMPT

issue 41 (Spring '14) "SIG News" including e-mails, short reviews of Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Modern Cinderella and The Final Tales of Sherlock Holmes, "More Punishments", and Porlock's Puzzles: with solutions to last issue's puzzles and a new one, "After 'Sweeney Todd'"

issue 40 (Winter '13-'14) "The Curse of Sherlock Holmes", "New Investigations", Porlock's Puzzles: "A Disturbance at the Zoo", "The Case of the Baker St. Burglary", "The Farmer's Market Fracas"

issue 39 (Fall '13) "Sig News", "Not So Elementary", "Into the Needle's Eye", "How Many ..."

issue 38 (Winter '12-'13) "SIG News", "100 Years Ago", "The Sherlock Holmes Battle Guide", "Sherlock Holmes' Adventure on the Red Planet", "Elementary, My Dear Wah-tzun"

issue 37 (Spring '12) "SIG News", "The Green Verge Mystery", "Young Sherlock Holmes", "Mr. E's Mysteries", "What Do We Know About James Phillimore?"

issue 36 (Jan. '12) "Important Notice", "Additions to Holmes Chronology", "Messages from Members"

issue 35 (Feb. '11) "The Games Afoot Again", "Sherlockian Scion Societies", "Favorite Fan Fiction", "Sherlock and Holmes", "Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson", "Sherlock Holmes: the Movie", "The Holmes Family", "Porlock's Puzzles"

issue 34 (Dec. '07) lost (and found) radio adventures

issue 33 (Dec. '06) Holmes Meets HPL (Shadows over Baker Street, "Sherlock Holmes and the Terror out of Time"), Holmes in Hiatus (Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years), Holmes' Time-travelling AD 1881-4200

issue 32 (March '06) The Dancing Men Return, Holmes' Family from and New Info for the Wold Newton Universe

31 (May '05) Sig News, New Books, Holmes in the 21st Century, 100 Years Ago, On Children, "A New Light on Old Crimes"

issue 30 (summer '04) Mrs. Sherlock Holmes, Porlock's Puzzles, "The Baker St. Regulars" by Bill Rx

issue 29 (June '04) "Shirley Holmes", The Secret Cases of Sherlock Holmes, Porlock's Puzzles, 100 Years Ago

issue 28 (April '03) Books (Puzzles for the High IQ, Conned Again Watson, The West End Horror, Revenge of the Hound, The Secret Cases of Sheerlock Holmes, The Monster of St. Marylebone, The Resurrected Holmes, Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery, The Last Sherlock Holmes Story, Canary Trainer), Porlock's Puzzles, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century", Other TV

issue 27 (Sept. '02) SIG News, ""Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century", Baker St. Puzzles, Detective Doyle (on PBS' "Mystery"), Porlock's Puzzles, 100 Years Ago

issue 26 (March '02) Sig News, letters (Heather Stewart on Sherlock's son), books (Nightwatch, The Lost Adventures)

issue 25 (Oct. '01): new books (The Giant Rat of Sumatra, Sherlock Holmes and the Voice from the Crypt and other Tales, The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Adventures, The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Holmes and Watson, The Secret Cases of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery, Murders in Baker St., the illustrated Victorian mysteries series, One Hundred Years Ago, Porlock's Puzzles (Hound of the Baskervilles), A Holmesian Studies Chronology

issue 24 (May '01): Miscellaneous, Books: The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes, Victorian Conundrums, The Ten Commandments of Mystery Writing, More Oddities and Discrepencies from The Bedside, Bathtub and Armchair Companion to Sherlock Holmes

issue 23 (June '00): The Bedside, Bathtub and Armchair Companion to Sherlock Holmes by Dick Riley and Pam McAllister, scionyms, Oddities, Letters, On the Telly ("Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century"), Porlock's Puzzles

issue 22: West by One and by One ed. by Poul Anderson (filking), On the Telly ("Lost World", "Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century"), Holy Holmes (Holy Clues: The Gospel According to Sherlock Holmes by Stephen Kendrick), 100 Years Ago, Moriarties (Brothers Three Moriarty scion), Sherlock Holmes lives (letter from Dr. John H. Watson)

Issue 21 Letters, Books (Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders and Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon by Larry Millet, The Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Book by Ruth Lake Tepper, Mysterious Bookshop, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

Issue 20 (Dec. '89) Holmes for the Holidays ed. by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg and Carol-Lynn Waugh, 100 Years Ago, Dancing Men, Mr. E.'s Mysteries

Issue 19 (May '98) Six Degrees of Sherlock Holmes, letter,  A. C. Doyle, The Lost World and Other Stories, Mr. E.'s Mysteries

Issue 18 Films, Mr. E.'s Mysteries, letters, crossword, true crimes & Doyle, West End Adventure game