List of Fictional Science Fiction and Fantasy Detectives

This list consists of fictional detectives from science fiction and fantasy stories:

Detective Creator Debut
Basil Argyros Harry Turtledove Agent of Byzantium (1987)
Marid Audran George Alec Effinger When Gravity Fails (1986)
Elijah Baley Isaac Asimov The Caves of Steel (1954)
Marty Burns Jay Russell Celestial Dogs (1996)
Colonel Thomas Bushell Harry Turtledove The Two Georges (1995)
Logan "Eyes Only" Cale James Cameron
Charles H. Eglee
Dark Angel (2000)
Dr. Phil D'Amato Paul Levinson The Silk Code (1999)
Lord Darcy Randall Garrett Too Many Magicians (1966)
H. Seaton Davenport Isaac Asimov "The Dust of Death" (1956)
Rick Deckard Philip K. Dick Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)
Hawk & Fisher Simon Green Hawk & Fisher (1982)
Harry Dresden Jim Butcher Storm Front (2000)
Miles Flint Kristine Kathryn Rusch The Disappeared'' (2011)
Garrett P.I. Glen Cook Sweet Silver Blues (1987)
Dirk Gently Douglas Adams Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (1987)
Gil Hamilton Larry Niven "ARM" (1975)
Adam Hart Erwin Neutzsky-Wulff Adam Harts opdagelser (1972)
Bernard Jaffe David O. Russell I ♥ Huckabees (2004)
Vivian Jaffe David O. Russell I ♥ Huckabees (2004)
Natalie Lindstrom Stephen Woodworth Through Violet Eyes
Donald Lydecker James Cameron
Charles H. Eglee
Dark Angel (2000)
Kline Maxwell S. Andrew Swann Dragons of the Cuyahoga (1995)
Thursday Next Jasper Fforde The Eyre Affair (2001)
R. Daneel Olivaw Isaac Asimov The Caves of Steel (1954)
Nohar Rajasthan S. Andrew Swann Forests of the Night (1989)
Magnus Ridolph Jack Vance The Complete Magnus Ridolph (1985)
Sam Space William F. Nolan Space for Hire (1971)
Jack Spratt Jasper Fforde The Big Over Easy (2005)
Wendell Urth Isaac Asimov "The Singing Bell" (1954)
Captain Samuel Vimes Terry Pratchett Guards! Guards! (1989)
Dan Vogelsang James Cameron
Charles H. Eglee
Dark Angel (2000)
Yusuke Urameshi Yoshihiro Togashi Yu Yu Hakusho Volume 1 (1991)
The PI With No Name Graham Edwards "The Wooden Baby" (April 2005 Realms of Fantasy magazine)
John Taylor Simon R. Green Something from the Nightside (2003)
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