Titan Books will re-release the first eleven James
Bond comic strip adventures adapted from Ian Fleming
novels later this year...
The James Bond Omnibus - Preview
6th May 2009
Fans of the comic-strip
James Bond adventures and newcomers alike will be thrilled
to learn that Titan Books will be publishing an omnibus of the
graphic adventures of James Bond in chronological order, as
penned by Ian Fleming. After the final two compendiums "The
Girl Machine" and "Nightbird" are
published in 2009 and 2010 respectively, Titan
Books will have published all 52 of the
classic stories since their original syndication in newspapers
from 1958 to 1983. Whereas
the early adventures were republished out of order starting in
James Bond Omnibus: Volume 1" will kick off with "Casino
The daring James Bond is back in a definitive
bumper edition collecting Ian Fleming's earliest literary
adventures in comic strip form! For the first time, eleven
of Bond's most thrilling and dangerous missions appear
in a single volume: "Casino
And Let Die", "Moonraker", "Diamonds
Are Forever", "From Russia With Love", "Dr.
No", "Goldfinger", "Risico", "From
A View To A Kill", "For
Your Eyes Only" and "Thunderball"!
With an exclusive introduction by Sir Roger Moore, this
huge volume features beautiful women, thrilling action,
incredible gadgets and the odd Vodka Martini, shaken not
stirred...this ultimate collection of Bond's best is not
to be missed.
Order (Amazon USA)
Volume 1 will be released on 8th September 2009 in the USA ($14.95)
and 25th September 2009 in the UK (£14.99). This bumper
edition will run to
Above: The opening panel of "Casino
About The Strips
Four years before Sean Connery would bring 007
to the silver screen with "Dr No", Daily Express readers in the
UK got their first sight of James Bond in 1958 with the syndicated
comic strip series of "Casino Royale". The Daily Star concluded
Bond's UK newspaper run with "Polestar", and by 1983, 45 adventures
had been syndicated in British newspapers, with an additional
7 adventures published abroad. An amazing 6,500+ strips had been
produced over the 25 year period.
||A complete checklist of all 53
James Bond newspaper comic strip adventures published
between 1958 and 1983.