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Modesty Blaise is a long-running series, with multiple incarnations in various media that do not share a common continuity, concerning the adventures of gangster-turned-secret-agent Modesty Blaise and her sidekick Willie Garvin.

The three best-known incarnations of the series each have their own page on this wiki:

Other adaptations include examples of:

  • Action Girl: Modesty is a capable fighter throughout her appearances in different media.
  • Mythology Gag: Early in My Name is Modesty there is an encounter between some soldiers and the orphan refugee who will grow up to become Modesty Blaise. This is not a pre-existing part of Modesty Blaise's backstory, but is based on an incident from Peter O'Donnell's own life that fed into his creation of the character.
  • Parallel Porn Titles: Or rather Parallel Burlesque Titles, with "Immodesty Blaize".