MI6 Confidential #13 – The Art of Bond

Whether it be early conceptual artwork, the production design of sets and gadgets, poster campaigns, or bringing a literary character to life, James Bond’s world owes a lot to the many creative processes and talented people who have contributed over the decades.

This special issue features a few snapshots of those elements from the films, books, games and comics – including a lot of rare imagery taken from the archives that fans may not have seen before – and celebrates some of the lives of those who made their mark on the visual experience of 007.

Featured in this issue

  • Larger Than Life – A look back at the career of production designer Sir Ken Adam
  • A Life Through the Lens – Memoirs of the late cinematographer Alan Hume
  • Visualising Young Bond – How artist Kev Walker brought the character to life
  • Classic Posters – Uncovering some of the rare artwork from the Sean Connery era
  • Beauty and Death – The life and style of cover designer Richard Chopping
  • From Russia With Ink – The journey of the most prolific 007 comic artist Yaroslav Horak
  • Location Concepts – Rare early designs from EA’s ‘Everything or Nothing’
  • The Bond Connection – The IMF team divulge the gadget secrets of ‘Ghost Protocol’

Issue #13 is now shipping around the world. To order online, visit www.mi6confidential.com.

David Leigh founded The James Bond Dossier in 2002. A fan of 007 since the age of 8, he is also author of The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond. You can order a copy here if you don't own it already.

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