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Review: James Bond 007 #005 from Dynamite

September 19th, 2019 by

Javier E. Trujillo reviews issue 5 of Dynamite’s new comic book series.  Oddjob takes center stage as he attempts to save Agent K whilst 007 languishes in prison! Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Stephen Mooney Colorist: Triona Farrell Letterer: Ariana Maker Logo Designer: Geoff Harkins Covers: Dave Johnson, Rags Morales & Triona Farrell, Adam Gorham, Stephen […]

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007 & Death: What’s in a Name?

August 22nd, 2019 by

Javier Trujillo considers the title of recently named No Time to Die. On 20 August, 2019, Eon Productions announced to the world that their latest 007 thriller would be called No Time to Die. Reactions have been fairly positive, although some have bemoaned the use of the world “die” once again. “Die” or “Death” is […]

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Anniversary of Ian Fleming’s death [1964]

August 12th, 2019 by

James Bond’s creator, one time naval intelligence officer, journalist and author Ian Lancaster Fleming, died of a heart attack in the early hours of 12th August 1964, his only son’s birthday. After a lifetime of heavy drinking and smoking and a reluctance to cut down on the vices he so much enjoyed, Fleming collapsed after dining at […]

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Review: James Bond 007 #004 from Dynamite

July 24th, 2019 by

Javier E. Trujillo reviews issue 4 of Dynamite’s new comic book series. Now having joined forces, 007 and Oddjob combine their skills to track Agent K…by singing karaoke?!?! Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Stephen Mooney Colorist: Triona Farrell Letterer: Ariana Maker Logo Designer: Geoff Harkins Covers: Dave Johnson, Ibrahim Moustafa, Will Robson & Greg Menzie, Stephen […]

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Quantum of Solace locations

July 10th, 2019 by

A look at the filming locations used for Daniel Craig’s second appearance as James Bond.  The follow up to Casino Royale saw 007 travel from Italy to the UK and to Haiti, Austria, Bolivia and Russia as he is up against a mysterious criminal organisation known as Quantum. Italy The film opens with a car […]

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A look at Orlebar Brown’s 007 Collection

July 9th, 2019 by

Thoughts on the new 007 range of “resort wear” by Orlebar Brown. Orlebar Brown’s association with 007 started a pair of swimming shorts seen on screen for a brief few seconds in Skyfall. While in Shanghai on the trail of a hit man, Bond swims lengths in his hotel pool. But while the company’s Setter […]

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Review: James Bond 007 #003 from Dynamite

June 11th, 2019 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews issue 3 of Dynamite’s new comic book series. 007 and Oddjob are still at odds chasing after the smuggler and his case. Will their bosses finally get them to cooperate and not try to kill each other? Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Marc Laming Colorist: Roshan Kurichiyanil Letterer: Ariana Maker Logo Designer: […]

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The drinks of Quantum of Solace

June 7th, 2019 by

A look at the drinks consumed by James Bond in Daniel Craig’s second outing as 007. The follow up to Casino Royale starts with Bond in an Aston Martin DBS and a number of Alfa Romeos in hot pursuit. When he eventually gets the now battered DBS to a safe house in Siena, Bond opens […]

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Aston Martin driving day with Secret Cinema

June 4th, 2019 by

Just days before the start of Secret Cinema’s immersive screenings of Casino Royale I was given the chance to test drive Aston Martin’s current models. Ask anyone to tell you what comes to mind when you mention James Bond. One of the top responses is sure to be Aston Martin. It’s easily the brand most […]

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A celebration of Ian Fleming on the anniversary of his birth

May 28th, 2019 by

Today marks the anniversary of the birth Ian Fleming, the author who introduced the world to James Bond in Casino Royale and went on to write a total of fourteen James Bond books. Born in Mayfair on 28 May 1908, during the war Fleming excelled as assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence. In this capacity he […]

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