Modesty Blaise was a newspaper strip featuring a multi-talented spy, created by writer Peter O'Donnell and artist Jim Holdaway Frank Hampson tried out for the strip, but his drawings were considered not sexy enough in , originally in the London Evening Standard , later syndicated to newspapers all over the world. Burns and Patrick Wright , then by Neville Colvin until , and finally by Romero again until the strip ended in Romero adapted one of O'Donnell's short stories as a graphic novel in It was adapted into films made in , , and and a series of 13 novels and short story collections, beginning in
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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 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 , , and , and from onwards eleven novels and two short story collections were written. In , a nameless girl escapes from a displaced person DP camp in Kalyros, Greece. She remembers nothing from her short past and wanders through post- World War II Mediterranean , the Middle East , and regions of North Africa , where she learns to survive the hard way. She befriends Lob, another wandering refugee who is a Jewish Hungarian scholar from Budapest. He gives her an education and a first name: Modesty.
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Dansk Dansk English. Romero began his association with writer Peter O'Donnell's Modesty Blaise strip in when he was called in to finish the storyline The War-Lords of Phoenix due to artist Jim Holdaway's unexpected death. He became the artist who did more Modesty Blaise strips than any other artist during his 2 runs on the strip. Initially, Romero intentionally imitated Holdaway's style in order to make the changeover less noticeable, but soon established his own take on the character of Modesty Blaise, portraying her in a more exotic and voluptuous style than Holdaway did. In Romero returned to Modesty Blaise and remained with the strip until O'Donnell retired in
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