^Stross, Charles (March 3, 2009). "Light Blogging Alert". Archived from the original on 2013-03-17. - "The Apocalypse Codex is going to be the Peter O'Donnell (Modesty Blaise) book. ... the series has acquired an identity and feel of its own ... From #5 onwards, I guess the pastiche element is going to take a back seat to the story arc."