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29 March 2019

The story of Moira Smith – the only female NYPD officer to perish in the line of duty on 9/11

A comic book artist pays tribute to one of New York City’s heroines.

By Tony Wolf

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This piece was watercoloured by Morgan McCue, a painter / artist based in Hoboken, New Jersey. Find Morgan’s work at Little Sister Studios littlesisterstudios.com/about and on Instagram @littlesisterstudios​.

Tony Wolf is a comics creator and actor in NYC. He has written & drawn comics for The New York Times and been featured in New York Magazine’s Vulture. He tweets @tonywolfness and his Instagram is here.