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The Hell-Makers (Modesty Blaise Story Strips #6)

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As deadly as she is lovely, Modesty Blaise, the cult creation of best-selling author Peter O'Donnell, returns in this latest volume of classic comics from Titan In this edition, Modesty stars in the final three intrigue-filled adventures to be illustrated by Jim Holdaway: The Hell Makers, Take Over and The War-Lords of Phoenix Featuring an introduction by Max Allan Collins ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Titan Books (first published January 1st 1986)
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Charles
Sep 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The lead story of this collection (“The Hell Makers”) reveals the power of the relationship between Modesty Blaise and her partner Willie Garvin. It is one of the best stories about this team of principled and extremely talented fighters. When Willie is kidnapped and heavily drugged to the point where he will quickly go insane, it is up to Modesty to risk her life to rescue him. There is no hesitation in her making the attempt, even though he is being held on a plateau that is supposedly access ...more
Dave
Feb 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
In The Hell Makers, Willie is kidnapped and goes kinda psycho as an attempt to bribe/recruit Modesty, and Modesty surprised by destroying the messenger off the bat. Fantastic strategy stuff, a thrilling Montana setting, a great offsider (with eagles!) and a resonant twist ending make this a MB highlight. Take Over refers to the mafia’s attempt to take over the dodgy London gangs, and with quite a clever twist. And The War-Lords of Phoenix is a 007dish story where our duo wind up in a ninja-like ...more
K T
Nov 14, 2009 rated it really liked it
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Picked this up randomly from the library and loved it. Action hero girl! Really good inking! Hijinks and capers!

Would be better of course if there were more action and Modesty were more badass, but with the nature of the strip as a 3-panel serial I can understand why it's mostly set-up and explanation.

Lots of fanservice: pointy bras and hot springs visits. A good sense of fun. I was really surprised to when I looked Modesty Blaise up on wikipedia and discovered her relationship with her partner
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Apr 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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One of the best so far!
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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information.

Peter O'Donnell also wrote as Madeleine Brent.

http://www.cs.umu.se/~kenth/modesty.html
is an excellent resource on this author.

To help keep the novels and the adventure strip collections separate, here's some info about the Modesty Blaise works.

In 1963, O'Donnell began his 38
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