The great detective is one of the most common and continually engaging character archetypes in all fiction.
Sherlock Holmes is the best-known example and he has been making Deerhunter hats look cool since the Victorian Era. The character isn't limited to this original era, though, as proven by the success of the hit modern British Sherlock television series.
Comic books have their fair share of great detectives, too. With Sherlock finally returning for its fourth season, we thought we'd take a look at which comic book detectives could rival the man from 221b Baker Street.
These are our picks for the greatest detectives in comics.