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Friday, 1 March 2013
Art Competition: Win a copy of Modesty Blaise - The Girl in the Iron Mask
The next volume of Titan Books long-running and hugely-popular Modesty Blaise collections goes on sale on 22nd March 2013 - and we're running a competition to win a copy.
Modesty Blaise is glamorous, intelligent, rich and very, very cool.
She's been called the female James Bond but she's much more interesting
than that. Modesty started life in 1963 as a strip in the London
Evening Standard. The first of the novels followed three years later.
Modesty Blaise: The Girl in the Iron Mask by the popular and sadly missed British crime writer Peter O’Donnell features three stories, drawn by Enric Badia Romero: ‘Fiona’, ‘Walkabout’ and ‘The Girl In The Iron Mask’. Willie’s admirer Fiona returns, Modesty faces the outback alone and an iron mask could mark her end in this latest gripping volume.
Each story is introduced by Blaise archivist Lawrence Blackmore.
With thanks to Titan Books, we have a copy of this latest volume to give away, so we're throwing out a challenge to our artist readers - send us your drawing of Modesty Blaise and we'll choose what we think to be the very best.
• Entries by email only to to firstname.lastname@example.org, to arrive mo later than 12 noon GMT on 22nd March 2013, please. We plan to publish a gallery of the best entries and entry to the competition assumes you give us permission to do this. Good luck!