1. UK Release Dates For 'Shark Bait' and 'The Paradise Plot' James Bond Collections

    By Devin Zydel on 2007-11-06

    Back in May of this year, CBn reported that Titan’s upcoming James Bond collection, Shark Bait, would be released in the US on 12 February 2008. A listing then subsequently appeared on with the same release date.

    Thanks to some clarifications posted at The Literary 007, we can now report that the Shark Bait Bond collection will be released in the UK on 25 January 2008 (despite the incorrect amazon date).

    In addition, the newest collection, Titan’s The Paradise Plot, will be released in the UK on 27 June 2008. A US release on 15 July has already been set.

    In addition to the title story, the Shark Bait collection also includes The Xanadu Connection (originally not syndicated in the UK) and Doomcrack. The latter represents the first of ultimately five Bond comic strips serialised in the Daily Star and is the one and only time Harry North served as the artist.

    The Paradise Plot collects Deathmask in addition to the title story and features the return of artist John McLusky, who was absent from the series for roughly 15 years (his most recent Bond story up to that point was the 1965/1966 adaptation of You Only Live Twice).

    Stay tuned for CBn for all the latest news on the Titan James Bond comic strip releases.