WHO IS BRENDA STARR?

Brenda Starr is an iconic comic strip character created by Dale Messick. The feisty redheaded journalist made her first appearance in 1940. The serialized Brenda Starr, Reporter enjoyed an incredible 70-year run and at its peak was carried by more than 250 newspapers and followed by 60 million readers.

WHY IS BRENDA STARR RETURNING?

The character has real pop culture significance (she remains a symbol for feminism and has inspired generations of journalists to go into the profession), and the strip's unique canon of colorful supporting players and rich backstory make it ideal for a contemporary reboot.

WHAT IS BRENDA STARR MYSTERIES?

A mystery novel series. It is NOT a comic strip, comic book or graphic novel. The new illustrations featured on this site have been created for reader engagement and promotional purposes only.

WILL I HAVE TROUBLE FOLLOWING THE NOVELS IF I NEVER READ OR HAVE FORGOTTEN THE COMIC STRIP?

Not at all. Brenda Starr Mysteries is a fresh take on the world of Brenda Starr. While some of the comic strip's most enduring story elements and events will be referenced and incorporated, the novels will exist in their own timeline and universe.

HOW CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?

Easy. Click on the links below. One is a deeper dive on the history of the original Brenda Starr comic strip, the other a fun trailer to get you excited about the new series.