Mission Report: Goldeneye – the return

April 26th, 2024 by

Darryl Marsch reports on his second visit to Goldeneye Resort, from where he recently returned. Crescent moonlight reflected milkily off of my companion as she swam.  By day, the lagoon at Goldeneye sparkled like an aquamarine, but at midnight, its waters only faintly glinted like a shiny, black onyx.  My companion jackknifed her body under […]

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Champagne and Benzedrine: amphetamine use in the James Bond books

April 9th, 2024 by

While 007’s heavy drinking and smoking made the transition to the silver screen, so far his occasional amphetamine use has not. In Daniel Craig’s debut as 007 Le Chiffre sometimes draws a breath from a metal inhaler. Apart from the material from which it is made, the design of the inhaler in Casino Royale precisely […]

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Review: James Bond: 007 (2024) #1 from Dynamite

March 19th, 2024 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the first issue of Dynamite’s 2024 volume of James Bond: 007, with a new creative team and celebrating ten years of publishing Bond comics!

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A new era of 007 audio adventures unveiled

March 18th, 2024 by

Ian Fleming’s iconic tales revived with star-studded narrations for modern listeners. Ian Fleming Publications, in partnership with HarperCollins US, is to release audio editions of all Fleming’s iconic 007 novels and his two non-fiction works. This venture aims to introduce Bond’s thrilling adventures to a broader audience through captivating narrations by a stellar cast. The […]

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Bond 26 not yet started says Barbara Broccoli at BFI event honouring Christopher Nolan

February 17th, 2024 by

Bond 26

At a BFI event honouring Christopher Nolan, Barbara Broccoli repeated her usual refrain about no progress on Bond 26. In a glittering ceremony in London on Wednesday night, the British Film Institute bestowed its prestigious Fellowship Award on Christopher Nolan, celebrating his illustrious contributions to cinema. The event, marked by an array of stars and […]

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Review: 007: For King and Country #6 from Dynamite

January 16th, 2024 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the sixth and final issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007: For King and Country!

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The year ahead for Bond fans

January 1st, 2024 by

Happy New Year from The James Bond Dossier! As we start 2024 we find ourselves in a peculiar state of anticipation as we eagerly awaiting news on the next chapter in the 007 saga. More often than not any Bond 26 buzz is the usual tabloid nonsense but even when we get a crumb from […]

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MI6 Confidential #71: Kill Bond now! & Moonraker special issue now available

December 27th, 2023 by

Issue #71 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential and Special Issue #007 focusing on Moonraker are now shipping worldwide. MI6 Confidential’s 71st issue shifts the spotlight to an often overlooked yet crucial aspect of the 007 legacy – the lethal ladies who have tried to outsmart, outfight, and outmanoeuvre James Bond. It dives […]

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New book delves into post-Fleming literary Bond

December 15th, 2023 by

Mark Edlitz takes a deep dive into the James Bond continuation novels and other stories. This week marked the release of James Bond After Fleming: The Continuation Novels by Mark Edlitz. It’s the first book devoted exclusively to the post-Fleming Bonds and covers more than 50 years of the literary Bond. Previously Mark wrote The […]

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3 books for every 007 fan this Christmas

December 5th, 2023 by

Mark Casserly takes a look at three worthwhile additions to the library of any Bond fan. Ahead of the upcoming Christmas season, here are three excellent James Bond related books to buy for the 007 fan in your life. Many Bond books have been released over the years, with these following titles worthy additions to […]

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Review: 007: For King and Country #5 from Dynamite

November 28th, 2023 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the fifth issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007: For King and Country!

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007: Road to a Million – episode 1 review

November 11th, 2023 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the first episode of 007: Road to a Million, Amazon Prime’s Bond-themed reality show.

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Review: 007: For King and Country #4 from Dynamite

October 31st, 2023 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the fourth issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007: For King and Country!

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Destroying Bond: How No Time to Die obliterated the Bond formula

October 17th, 2023 by

Amir Asmar looks at how Daniel Craig’s last outing as 007 dismantled the long-established Bond universe.

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Review: Cypher 007 Mobile Game – Chapter 1

October 10th, 2023 by

Javier E Trujillo takes a look at the first chapter of Cypher 007, a new mobile game available on Apple Arcade.

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007: Road to a Million trailer released

October 5th, 2023 by

Wondering if there would be a big 007 announcement for Global James Bond Day? Well this is it. On James Bond Day, Prime Video has released the teaser trailer for the highly anticipated new UK Original adventure game show series 007: Road to a Million, revealing the first look at Brian Cox as “The Controller.” 007: Road […]

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Bond 26 director rumours

September 19th, 2023 by

Bond 26

Decoding the latest Bond 26 rumours and speculation about a possible director.  Just recently there have been a number of rumours published recently about potential directors for Bond 26. Once again Christopher Nolan’s name came up in an article by Jordan Ruimy on World of Reel. The author notes that while discussions are ongoing, no […]

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IFP reveals cover designs of continuation novel new editions

September 6th, 2023 by

New cover artwork revealed in interview with designer. Last month Ian Fleming Publications announced new editions of three continuation novels, releasing interim, rather generic artwork. Yesterday, on the IFP website, they revealed the final artwork in a short interview with the cover designer, David Eldridge. Other than the title and author fonts, there doesn’t appear […]

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Cypher 007: new 007 game launching this month

September 6th, 2023 by

In a bit of a surprise move it was yesterday announced that a new James Bond game for is scheduled to be released later this month. Developer Tilting Point will release Cypher 007 on 29th September exclusively on Apple Arcade. In a move that is sure to frustrate many 007 gamers, you’ll be able to […]

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MI6 Confidential #69: Names is for tombstones

September 4th, 2023 by

Issue #69 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. It was a brave choice to send 007 to the US South and make every villain black for Roger Moore’s debut. However, it was arguably an even braver move to normalise interracial romance, as we see between Rosie and James in Live […]

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IFP announces new editions of 3 continuation novels

August 15th, 2023 by

The new editions will be published to coincide with Global James Bond Day. Ian Fleming Publications chose the anniversary of Ian Fleming’s death to announce new editions of three continuation novels published by the IFP imprint with new introductions. Penned by Kingsley Amis and first published under the pseudonym Robert Markham, Colonel Sun was the first […]

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Review: 007: For King and Country #2 from Dynamite

July 26th, 2023 by

Javier E. Trujillo reviews the second issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007: For King and Country! Now that 002 has located 007, where can Bond and Gann go with the whole world against them? Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Giorgio Spalletta Colour artist: Francesco Segala Colour assistant: Agnese Pozza Letters: Jeff Eckleberry Main […]

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Strike action by writers and actors likely to delay Bond 26

July 15th, 2023 by

Bond 26

Disruption to movie industry due to walkout likely to have ramifications for Bond 26. The ongoing writers strike and the recent addition of actors to the strike could well delay the production of Bond 26. The strike began on May 2, 2023, and has put a halt to all writing for film and television. On […]

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Live and Let Die at 50

July 4th, 2023 by

David T Smith celebrates Live and Let Die’s 50th anniversary with a look at locations and drinks. This week is the 50th anniversary of the UK release of 1973’s Live and Let Die, Roger Moore’s first film as agent 007. Rather than pick the film apart scene by scene – after all, you might as […]

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No Time to Die: 007 Greek mythology Easter Eggs explain the storyline of James Bond 25

June 29th, 2023 by

Was the most recent Bond film influenced by Greek mythology? Darryl Marsch presents a strong case that it did.  Nothing epitomizes “epic” more than a James Bond film, except for Greek mythology, which provides the foundation for a great deal of western storytelling. I rewatched No Time to Die, the latest installment of the James […]

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Review: 007: For King and Country #1 from Dynamite

June 21st, 2023 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the first issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007: For King and Country!

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Mission Report: Goldeneye – part 3

June 15th, 2023 by

The third and final instalment from Darryl Marsch on his recent assignment to Goldeneye Resort.  Also see: part 1 and part 2 The next morning saw a typical James Bond breakfast of scrambled eggs and buttered toast. After which, our man, Oniel, collected us for a journey into Ocho Rios, where we arranged to ride […]

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Mission Report: Goldeneye – part 2

June 8th, 2023 by

The second instalment of Darryl Marsch’s report on his recent assignment to Goldeneye Resort.  Read part 1 of this series The next morning, we returned and breakfasted on ackee and salt fish, which may be the national dish of Jamaica. It was a favorite of Fleming’s, and I speculate so because it tastes of spicy […]

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Mission Report: Goldeneye – part 1

May 31st, 2023 by

Darryl Marsch reports on his recent assignment to Goldeneye Resort in Jamaica.  The Boeing 737-800 touched down at Sangster International Airport at precisely 2:17 p.m., local time. My eyes glanced away from the dark-brown dial of my Seamaster Diver and fixed on the azure-blue sky above Montego Bay that peeked between the airport’s boxy terminal […]

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Tina Turner dies aged 83

May 25th, 2023 by

The singer died yesterday at her home in Switzerland at the age of 83, leaving behind a lasting legacy in the world of music. Born in Tennessee in 1939, Tina Turner began her career as a teenaged singer with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm in the late 1950s. She rose to fame in the 1960s and […]

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For Your Eyes Only: Roger Moore’s Spiritual Exercise

May 19th, 2023 by

Eoghan Lyng looks at the film he considers to be Roger Moore’s finest. By 1979, the James Bond had become cliché. Whether it was Sean Connery or Roger Moore in the tux, the series had become a revolving door of martinis, mirth and innuendo, delving between brilliant and balderdash in equal measure. In one entry, […]

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007 at 70: Anniversary launch at the London Library

April 15th, 2023 by

Edward Biddulph attends book launch at the London Library marking the 70th anniversary of Casino Royale. The London Library was the sumptuous setting for a double-O celebration of Ian Fleming and James Bond, organised by Ian Fleming Publications. The event was a double celebration, because, held on 13th April, it marked the 70th anniversary to […]

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70 years of 007

April 13th, 2023 by

When Casino Royale was first published on 13th April 1953 no one could have predicted that James Bond would still be relevant 70 years later. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of Casino Royale, the very first book in the James Bond series. Written by Ian Fleming – according to him to help […]

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Review: 007 #5 from Dynamite

March 14th, 2023 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the fifth issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007! 007 has chosen his side. Is he loyal to His Majesty or Myrmidon? Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Marco Finnegan Colours: Dearbhla Kelly Letters: Jeff Eckleberry Main Cover: Tommy Lee Edwards Packager & Editor: Nathan Cosby Amazon UK | Amazon.com Plot One week […]

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Bond at 70: Revisiting Casino Royale

February 28th, 2023 by

Susan Tailby revisits the first James Bond book and is surprised to find she mainly enjoys it. A Woman Reads Bond I read Casino Royale once before and naively had a culture shock – it felt so different from the film. I really didn’t get or like the trussing up of kidnapped Vesper in her […]

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The Vesper story arc: Shooting down the official narrative

February 20th, 2023 by

The strands of Vesper Lynd’s story throughout the Daniel Craig era were very much an afterthought. The character of Vesper Lynd was introduced in Casino Royale released in 2006. She is a treasury agent tasked to supervise James Bond’s use of funds in his high-stakes poker game against the villain Le Chiffre. Vesper is apprehensive […]

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Review: 007 #4 from Dynamite

January 31st, 2023 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the fourth issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007!

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Dynamite to issue new James Bond comic in April with a thrilling new adventure

January 24th, 2023 by

A new James Bond comic series kicks off in April 2023 written by critically acclaimed author Phillip Kennedy Johnson. James Bond is back in action this April as the critically acclaimed and bestselling author Phillip Kennedy Johnson celebrates the character’s 70th anniversary with a new comic series called 007: For King and Country. The new […]

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Ian Fleming Publications unveils new logo celebrating 70 years of 007

January 5th, 2023 by

New logo revealed ahead of Ian Fleming’s books being published by new IFP imprint later this year. Yesterday IFP revealed the new logo in a brief statement on their website. In celebration of Casino Royale turning 70 this year, we are beyond thrilled to share our brand new logo. Here’s to a Bond-tastic 2023. Stay […]

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Review: 007 #3 from Dynamite

January 2nd, 2023 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the third issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007!

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MI6 Confidential #67: In Deep Water

December 19th, 2022 by

Issue #67 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. As this year comes to a close, so do the celebrations and events to mark James Bond’s 60th anniversary on the screen. This issue wraps up the coverage of the official Bond anniversary events with an exclusive interview with Michael G. […]

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Review: 007 #2 from Dynamite

December 1st, 2022 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the second issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007!

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Review: 007 #1 from Dynamite

November 22nd, 2022 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the first issue of Dynamite’s newest James Bond thriller, 007!

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The Sound of 007 In Concert – the definitive view of a Bond nerd

October 25th, 2022 by

Ardent Bond fan Julian Gale gives his verdict on the October 4 event at The Royal Albert Hall. From the moment Shirley Bassey walked on stage at The Royal Albert Hall to a standing ovation I knew this was going to be a great evening, one of glitz and glamour far away from the predictable […]

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🎥 The big SIX O

October 5th, 2022 by

Last Saturday Bill Koenig of The Spy Command joined me to reflect on 60 years of Big Screen Bond. We discussed our personal experiences of the Bond films over the years – first Bond film, favourite film and highlights in this 35 minutes video. You can find Bill at The Spy Command ​and on Twitter at […]

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Review: James Bond: Himeros #5 from Dynamite

September 20th, 2022 by

Javier E. Trujillo reviews the fifth and final issue from Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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Review: Double or Nothing by Kim Sherwood

August 30th, 2022 by

James Bond is missing in action in the latest novel from Ian Fleming Publications. Double or Nothing is the first in a trilogy of novels focusing on the Double-O Section in which James Bond has vanished while on assignment. It makes sense for Ian Fleming Publications (IFP) to try and establish a new series set […]

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Review: James Bond: Himeros #4 from Dynamite

August 9th, 2022 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the fourth issue from Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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New James Bond cookbook published

May 31st, 2022 by

Double-O Dining: A James Bond Cookbook now available to purchase. Bond fans with a culinary bent will be thrilled by Edward Biddulph’s latest 007 cookbook, Double-O Dining, which incudes more than 100 recipes. Published by BearManor Media last week, the book as now available online from Amazon: Double-O Dining takes you on a culinary journey through […]

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License to Dine: Can 007 Continue to Dine Well?

April 14th, 2022 by

In the 21st century can James Bond still afford the best restaurants himself? Or, must MI6 pick up more and more of the tab? Find out here. Martin Stanley and Thomas Weiss examine Bond’s ability to eat well by comparing restaurants from the novels to his salary.

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Review: James Bond: Himeros #3 from Dynamite

March 30th, 2022 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the third issue from Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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Amazon completes MGM buyout

March 17th, 2022 by

Amazon’s $8.5 billion takeover of MGM has been completed days after getting the green light from Europe. Internet giant Amazon today announced it has finalised its takeover of MGM, a couple of days after the European Union approved the purchase of the studio. Although a FTC decision was expected before then end of the month no […]

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FTC decision on MGM takeover expected soon

March 15th, 2022 by

We should learn decision on Amazon’s proposed purchase of MGM within the next couple of weeks. Reuters is reporting that Amazon’s takeover of MGM may be days away, with deadlines for regulators in Europe and the United States due to expire imminently. According to the article European regulators are set to clear the acquisition, with […]

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Review: James Bond: Himeros #2 from Dynamite

February 1st, 2022 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the second issue from Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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20 years of The James Bond Dossier

January 10th, 2022 by

It’s quite incredible to think that in the year that the James Bond movies celebrate their 60th anniversary this website has been online for 20 years. The site was first launched on a subdomain sometime in January 2002 although the exact date is lost in the sands of time. For the first few years it was […]

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Documentary on 007 music to debut on Apple TV+ next year

December 17th, 2021 by

The Sound of 007 announced in brief statement on official 007 website. Coinciding with the 60th anniversary of Eon Productions’ James Bond series next October, Apple TV+ has announced a documentary looking at the music from the films. The Sound of 007 will cover all aspects of the music from the films, everything from the […]

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Anthony Horowitz’s third 007 novel titled With a Mind to Kill

December 15th, 2021 by

The title and synopsis of Horowitz’s forthcoming James Bond novel were released by Vintage this morning. Jonathan Cape, Vintage, and Ian Fleming Publications are delighted to reveal the title and front cover of award-winning novelist and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz’s third official James Bond novel. Signed copies are available to pre-order from today from high street […]

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No Time to Die now available to stream in UK

November 19th, 2021 by

The new Bond film is available to stream a month ahead of the home media release. While US fans have been able to stream No Time to Die on Amazon and other platforms for a couple of weeks, those in the UK and elsewhere have been forced to wait. But if you’re in the UK […]

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No Time to Die to debut on streaming platforms this week

November 8th, 2021 by

Disappointing box office takings in North America likely to be driver behind decision to hit streaming platforms early. While No Time to Die has performed well in the UK and Europe, the same can’t be said for the North American Market. After this weekend global box office takings amount to $667,456,307, of which $143,152,307 of […]

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Review: James Bond: Agent of SPECTRE #4 from Dynamite

November 1st, 2021 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews issue 4 of Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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No Time to Die grosses $56M in North America on opening weekend

October 11th, 2021 by

The 25th James Bond film falls short at the domestic box office. No Time to Die opened in the United States and Canada on Friday, with a preview screenings on Wednesday and Thursday. While box office forecasts were generally in excess of $65 million, MGM was touting $50 million for the weekend. In the end the […]

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No Time to Die takes £21M in UK on opening weekend

October 4th, 2021 by

Latest Bond beats Skyfall and SPECTRE opening weekends. Pent up demand for a new James Bond film saw No Time to Die earn £21 million over the weekend, putting it on £26 million for the four days since opening on Thursday. So far it has opened in 54 geographical markets where it has taken $119 […]

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No Time To Die: Review

September 30th, 2021 by

Special Agent Jof Gurd’s spoiler-free review of the new Bond film. Note from editor: we make every effort to avoid spoilers. However, if you really want to know nothing of the film then don’t read this (or any other) review until you have seen it. So, after 15 years, this is the end of the […]

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No Time To Die Royal Premiere Report

September 29th, 2021 by

Jof Gurd reports on last night’s premiere of No Time to Die. It all came down to this: a rainswept evening at the Royal Albert Hall as a new James Bond film, Daniel Craig’s last, was finally revealed to audiences after a tortuous journey beset by behind-the-scenes indecision, changes of personnel, on-set injury and, of […]

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Photos from the No Time to Die premiere

September 29th, 2021 by

After 18 months of delay due to the pandemic, last night finally saw No Time to Die premiere at London’s Royal Albert Hall. That’s not to say it was a normal premiere by any stretch of the imagination. Covid-19 meant that premiere attendees had to provide a negative covid test and were requested, although not […]

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Watch the No Time to Die premiere livestream

September 28th, 2021 by

If you missed the livestream you can watch the recording instead. The opinions expressed in the article are those of the author. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the website owner.

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New Bond in Motion exhibitions to open in US and UK

September 22nd, 2021 by

Two exhibitions of Bond vehicles to open later this month and next. The 50th anniversary of James Bond on the big screen saw the opening of an exhibition of cars used in the films. Bond in Motion opened in January 2012 at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, Hampshire. In March 2014 it moved to the […]

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Video: the new agents from No Time to Die

September 13th, 2021 by

A new video short featuring Ana de Arms and Lashana Lynch has been released online today.

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Review: James Bond: Agent of SPECTRE #3 from Dynamite

September 9th, 2021 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews issue 3 of Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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No Time to Die set for $500 million box office

August 25th, 2021 by

Takings for other films released during pandemic show the difficulties the 25th Bond film will have at the box office.

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No Time To Die World Premiere scheduled for 28th September at the Royal Albert Hall

August 20th, 2021 by

As it stands the 25th James Bond film will be released in the UK at the end of September. This evening Eon Productions announced that No Time To Die will premiere at the end of September. This is day after it broke that the film will be delayed until November in Australia and New Zealand […]

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No Time to Die delayed in Australia

August 20th, 2021 by

Does new delay in Australasia signal no near-simultaneous worldwide release or that the film is about to be delayed again globally? Update: it turns out the delay only applies to Australia. With cinema currently in turmoil due to repeated delays of blockbuster films and underperformance of those that do release, all eyes have been on […]

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Amazon inks deal to buy Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

May 26th, 2021 by

Amazon have agreed terms with MGM’s shareholders for the purchase of the classic Hollywood studio. It has just been announced that Amazon has agreed to buy MGM for $8.45 billion, well above the $5 to $6 billion it was thought to be worth. Mike Hopkins, senior VP of Prime Video and Amazon Studios, said: The […]

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Amazon could be set to announce MGM takeover this week

May 25th, 2021 by

Reports say takeover could be announced later today. Following on for last week’s report that Amazon was close to buying MGM for $9 billion, the Wall Street Journal last night quoted their sources as saying a deal could be announced this week (paywall). According to The Wall Street Journal: The talks between Amazon and MGM […]

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Amazon reportedly close to buying MGM

May 18th, 2021 by

Sources tell Variety that Amazon has been in talks for weeks and may be prepared to pay $9 billion for MGM. An article in Variety reports that Amazon is close to sealing a deal to buy Metro Goldwyn Mayer for $9 billion from a consortium of hedge funds lead by Anchorage Capital Group. The future […]

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Review: James Bond: Agent of SPECTRE #1 from Dynamite

April 20th, 2021 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews issue 1 of Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0087: Essential Bond

April 17th, 2021 by

The panel discusses the key elements of James Bond from the novels to the films, identifying some of the things we believe makes 007 charming and successful.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0086: Watchalong with Spectre 2

April 8th, 2021 by

We complete our SPECTRE odyssey as the second half picks up in Tangier.

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Billie Eilish wins Grammy for No Time to Die

March 15th, 2021 by

Her theme song for No Time to Die sees Billie Eilish win the fourth ever Grammy for Bond. Sunday saw Billie Eilish win a Grammy for her theme to No Time to Die  in an audience free award ceremony held in Los Angeles. The three and a half hour ceremony was livestreamed from the Los […]

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MGM and Amazon in talks

February 1st, 2021 by

Forbes reports MGM has held exploratory talks with Amazon about a sale but hopes of $10 billion price tag are fading. A few days before Christmas we reported that MGM had begun the process of actively seeking a buyer after recruiting advisors Morgan Stanley and LionTree LLC. It came after the studio’s biggest shareholder, New […]

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Sean Connery dead at 90

October 31st, 2020 by

Bond fans around the world mourn the loss of the first man to play James Bond on the big screen. The first actor to play Ian Fleming’s secret agent in a feature film died overnight at his home in Nassau. Connery’s son, Jason, added that the actor had been ill for some time and that […]

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No Time to Die delayed until April 2021

October 2nd, 2020 by

Filmmakers bow to the inevitable and announced further delay due to pandemic. This evening the announcement was made on 007.com and the official 007 social media channels: MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, today announced the release of No Time To Die, the 25th film in the James Bond series, […]

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No Time to Die trailer released as November marketing campaign gears up

September 3rd, 2020 by

The latest trailer for No Time to Die has just been released. Lasting just over two and a half minutes the trailer features extends some previously seen action as well as adding some new ones. The trailer also includes new dialogue, including Bond referring to the new Double-O agent. During the trailer we get a […]

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Watch the SPECTRE teaser trailer here

March 28th, 2015 by

The teaser trailer for SPECTRE has just been released online after being announced via social media last week and the date and time confirmed on Thursday. What do you think of how SPECTRE is shaping up? Leave a comment below! The opinions expressed in the article are those of the author. They do not necessarily […]

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Scalextric unveils James Bond AMC Hornet from The Man with the Golden Gun

May 16th, 2024 by

New AMC Hornet slot car coincides with 50th anniversary of Roger Moore’s second outing as 007. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Man with the Golden Gun, Scalextric has announced the release of a James Bond AMC Hornet slot car. This highly detailed 1:32 scale model replicates the car from the iconic bridge jump scene, […]

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Limited edition On His Majesty’s Secret Service by Charlie Higson sells out in an hour

May 16th, 2024 by

IFP seem to have missed a fundraising opportunity with a special limited edition of Charlie Higson’s adult Bond adventure. Ian Fleming Publications (IFP) announced yesterday a special limited edition of Charlie Higson’s adult James Bond novel, On His Majesty’s Secret Service. This exclusive run of 200 signed paperback copies, featuring unique sprayed edges, was priced […]

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MI6 Confidential #72: Capturing the enchantment

May 7th, 2024 by

Issue #72 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. Ian Fleming penned hundreds of thousands of words about 007, but he wrote very few about the man himself, James Bond. Readers came to understand the character through his actions. This is made clear in the rather fleeting depictions of Bond’s life […]

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Review: James Bond: 007 (2024) #2 from Dynamite

April 30th, 2024 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the second issue of Dynamite’s 2024 volume of James Bond:007! Will it be more violent than the first?

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A Spy Like Me is out now

April 25th, 2024 by

Kim Sherwood’s latest sees MI6’s elite unravel terror in Bond’s absence. Kim Sherwood’s second book in the Double O trilogy, A Spy Like Me, was released today in the UK, following its US debut on the 23rd April. This novel continues Sherwood’s expansion of the James Bond universe, exploring new narratives within the spy genre. […]

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Ian Fleming Publications marks 65th anniversary of Goldfinger with Penfold collaboration

March 25th, 2024 by

Collaboration celebrates Goldfinger’s literary and golfing heritage. Ian Fleming Publications has announced a partnership with Penfold, the British golfing brand, to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the publication of Goldfinger. The collaboration highlights Fleming’s fondness for golf, which is evident in several of his James Bond novels, including Goldfinger where the game plays a pivotal […]

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James Bond Lifestyle pioneer Paul Kyriazi has died

March 20th, 2024 by

News recently emerged of the death of the man who popularised the idea of the James Bond Lifestyle. Last week I received an email from a newsletter subscriber telling me of the passing last year of Paul Kyriazi, known best by Bond fans for his James Bond Lifestyle books and audio seminars. It appears to […]

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