Peter O'Donnell is the creator of Modesty Blaise, which was first published in 1963. The internationally successful character has appeared in book, film and comic forms. Neville Colvin was a noted strip artist whose career began in the 1950s. He is most famous for illustrating Modesty Blaise, but also worked on James Bond and the fondly remembered Ginger & Co. Sadly, he died in 1991.