Official Modesty Blaise Collection (1989) comic books
Story by Peter O'Donnell. Art and cover by Jim Holdaway. Adventures of the legendary femme fatale crimefighter, a celebrated British comic strip character. Reprints Modesty Blaise dailies from late 1963. Retired super-criminal Modesty and her right-hand man Willie Garvin are bored, and ready for more adventure. Sir Gerald Tarrant offers that, and a chance to make up for past sins, when he recruits them for an international spy network. Modesty and Willie are called in by Sir Gerald after a scientist and Soviet defector vanishes from a Rio de Janeiro hotel. La Machine; The Long Lever. 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.