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  1. 'James Bond: The History Of The Illustrated 007' Finally Shipping

    After months of waiting, fans of the James Bond comics will be pleased to know that Alan J. Porter’s James Bond: The History Of The Illustrated 007 is finally shipping.

    Delays prevented the all new book from coming out on its earlier announced 29 September date in the UK and US, but Amazon is now shipping orders placed for the title.

    Published by Hermes Press, this fully illustrated book extensively examines the history of the illustrated James Bond in newspaper strips, comic books and more all throughout the world. Accenting the analysis are interviews with some of the key writers and artists who played a role in creating these Bond adventures.

    Now for the first time, the complete history of the illustrated James Bond is chronicled by pop culture historian Alan J. Porter in James Bond: The History Of The Illustrated 007. Porter’s new book examines James Bond’s adventures in newspaper strips and comic books.

    Before Bond became world famous with his movie series, the character was the subject of successful English newspaper strips and later in comic books. With the explosion of Bond on the screen the character and his exploits become even more popular in comic strip and comic book versions all over the world. James Bond: The History Of The Illustrated 007 examines it all, and covers Bond’s newspaper strip and comic book appearances from the 1950s to the present.

    The release of this all-new history is timed to coincide with James Bond’s newest movie appearance and is sure to be a must for all Bond fans. The cover of the book presents a never-before-seen painting by noted artist Bob Peak who made a significant contribution tot he Bond canon’s movie poster art.

    Order James Bond: The History Of The Illustrated 007

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    Devin Zydel @ 2008-12-18
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