October 27, 2014

MODESTY MONDAY

Start the week in style with Modesty Blaise! Peter O'Donnell's spy adventuress has been capturing the imagination of fans since her debut as a comic strip feature in 1963. With the success of the film tie-in book in 1966, O'Donnell went on to write eleven Modesty novels and two collections of short stories. As a fan of book designs, I've enjoyed looking at editions from around the world. Here is a sample of some of my favorite covers (and an ad) that draw especially from the black-and-white graphic aesthetic from the 1960s. Enjoy! Learn more: Modesty Blaise News, Modesty Book Covers, Official Site








Selected Spy Vibe posts: Feraud Mod FashionFlint Scores!Bond DanishLouis FeraudRoger Moore DayHome MoviesNew Richard Sala BookNew 007 ComicsUnseen Fleming in new 007 by HorowitzDesigning Bond BooksFoster SpiesGreen Hornet MangaMargaret Nolan ArtNo 6 FestivalBarbarella Returns007 Audio Books ReturnHarry Palmer BluOne Million PrizesDesigner: Gene WinfieldAvengers Blu-RayAvengers Interview: Michael RichardsonIan Fleming: Wicked GrinJane Bond Hong Kong RecordsRyan Heshka Interview, Comics Week: Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.Comics Week: ArchieComics Week: Robots, Comics Week: Cold War Atomic, Comics Week: SPYMANComics Week: Jimmy OlsenDiana Rigg at 76Gerry Anderson DocMr. Hulot's Box SetRare Avengers ScriptsMan From Uncle UK ComicsMattel X-15Thunderbirds ComicsShakespeare Spies: Diana RiggShakespeare Spies IBatman NewsMonty Python Fathom SpiesRodney Marshall Avengers InterviewAvengers Book: Bowler Hats & Kinky BootsGeorge Lois Design & Mad MenRichard Sala: Super-EnigmatixBig Fun ToysDanger Diabolik SoundtrackMod Fashion DollsCold War Archie, Playboy Bunny InterviewThe 10th Victim Japanese and KindleU.N.C.L.E. Japanese BooksThe 10th Victim German EditionThe Saint books returnTrina Robbins InterviewCatsuits, Batman '66 Green Hornet Interview: Ralph Garman Ty Templeton.

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