Modesty Blaise

Modesty Blaise is a British comic strip featuring a fictional character of the same name, created by author Peter O’Donnell and illustrator Jim Holdaway in 1963.

 

The strip follows Modesty Blaise, an exceptional young woman with many talents and a criminal past, and her trusty sidekick Willie Garvin.

It was adapted into films in 1966, 1982, and 2003, and from 1965 onwards eleven novels and two short story collections were written.