Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

by Tony Cliff

A tale of adventure and action told in illustrated fashion, now available as a beautifully-printed bound edition from all respectable book-sellers. Read the first two chapters of the book online for free!

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"...destined to join the ranks of such classic duos as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. A scrumptious Turkish delight."

- School Library Journal

"Fast-paced and unabashed fun"

- Kirkus Reviews


Delilah Dirk is the heroine of a series of adventure comics set during the early 19th century. Each story is completely self-contained, and they're suitable for readers of all ages!

First, Delilah Dirk causes his execution. Then, she saves his life. Honour-bound to return the favour, Selim, the titular Turkish lieutenent, plunges into a world of danger and excitement. What will he sacrifice to repay his debt?

The complete TURKISH LIEUTENANT is available as a 170-page graphic novel from First Second publishing, available anywhere books are sold. To see what the fuss is about, read the first half of the book online, here, for free!

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant - a book!

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Delilah Dirk must extract a signature from the corrupt, villainous chieftain of a small Greek town. However, her plan is unravelled and her life endangered thanks to the greedy manipulations of a local merchant!

A 36-page self-contained short story, SEEDS is available as a digital download in both PDF and CBZ formats. To preview the story and learn more, click here, or skip straight to getting your own copy!

Delilah Dirk and the Seeds of Good Fortune - a comic!

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Visit the Delilah Dirk Blog!

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