Legends of Comic Women and Men of Paper By Enric Badia Romero

Axa and Modesty Blaise artist Romero announces new art book

Modesty Blaise and Axa artist Enric Badia Romero, still very much active, has announced a new book, Legends of Comic Women and Men of Paper, available to pre-order from him direct. It’s the latest in a line of self-published Books from the artist, this title dedicated to compiling all his illustrations of various comic characters,Continue reading Axa and Modesty Blaise artist Romero announces new art book

The Modesty Blaise Companion Expanded Edition - Cover - SNIP

Book Palace announces updated, limited edition Modesty Blaise Companion

British specialist publisher Book Palace is to publish an update to its hugely-successful Modesty Blaise Companion later this year, with additional pages, as a limited edition. The first edition of their Companion published in 2005 sold out very quickly and now sells at high premiums on the secondary market. Fans have been clamouring for aContinue reading Book Palace announces updated, limited edition Modesty Blaise Companion

Modesty Blaise - an episode throw “The Long Lever”

Modesty Blaise fan? A Jim Holdaway original is up for sale

Heritage Auctions is offering this lovely “Modesty Blaise” original by the strip’s first artist, Jim Holdaway, in one of its latest auctions. An episode from “The Long Lever”, written by Peter O’Donnell, the art is described as being #194, published on 30th May 1964. A high point from the second Modesty Blaise serial, the artContinue reading Modesty Blaise fan? A Jim Holdaway original is up for sale

The art for the final Modesty Blaise daily comic strip, #10183 by Enrique Romero. Unlike the printed version, the original art appears without the word balloons. The gist of the dialogue is that Modesty and Willie plan to unearth a treasure (the one left buried at the end of the book "A Taste for Death") and anonymously donate it to the Salvation Army, and to take a break from adventuring. The final exchange at sunset: Modesty says, "No villains, no victims, no blood sweat and tears... we'll take a little break, Willie love, just you and me." Willie replies, "Best bit of all, princess..."

Titan Books completes its “Modesty Blaise” collections with “The Killing Game”

We’ve been remiss in not noting – and celebrating – the completion of Titan Books collections of the Modesty Blaise newspaper strips with the release of The Killing Game last month. Spanning 28 collections in this series, Titan have now published every Modesty Blaise newspaper strip, complemented by background articles and information on the comicContinue reading Titan Books completes its “Modesty Blaise” collections with “The Killing Game”

WebFind: a Modesty Blaise statue based on Jim Holdaway’s original look

Following up on our post earlier this week about Modesty Blaise comic strips up for auction this weekend for charity, we came across this limited edition item that fans of the popular adventure strip created by Peter O’ Donnell for the Evening Standard may love. First released back in 2016, it’s a limited edition originalContinue reading WebFind: a Modesty Blaise statue based on Jim Holdaway’s original look