Dynamite Reveals “James Bond: Moneypenny” Creative Team

Dynamite Reveals “James Bond: Moneypenny” Creative Team

Dynamite Entertainment has revealed the creative team for the first ever comic title dedicated to 007’s faithful support staff, Miss Moneypenny. The publisher revealed yesterday that the James Bond: Moneypenny One-Shot will be written by acclaimed writer Jody Houser, the first time a woman has written the Bond universe in the comics medium. The one-shot sees Moneypenny assigned to a routine protection assignment that soon becomes more than she initially bargained for as she uncovers…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: James Bond: Service One-Shot – A Timely But Basic Thriller

ADVANCE REVIEW: James Bond: Service One-Shot – A Timely But Basic Thriller

I like to check in with Dynamite‘s James Bond line of titles, because so far they’ve been very good at attracting top notch talent to their collection of books following the adventures of Ian Fleming’s 007 and his allies. Some of the stories have impressed me, others less so, but overall the line of books have demonstrated an effective and coherent approach to telling Bond stories in the modern age that don’t copy the Eon…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: James Bond: Hammerhead TPB – Sleek, Cool and Ruthless

ADVANCE REVIEW: James Bond: Hammerhead TPB – Sleek, Cool and Ruthless

A character as iconic as Ian Fleming’s Agent 007, James Bond, absolutely is worthy of being adapted to the comics book medium. There have been stabs over the years, some more successful as others, but Dynamite’s approach once they acquired the license to the property has produced some pretty intriguing successes, and none more so than James Bond: Hammerhead. This trade collects the six issue miniseries by writer Andy Diggle and artist Luca Casalanguida, and…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: James Bond – Hammerhead #4 – License to Thrill

ADVANCE REVIEW: James Bond – Hammerhead #4 – License to Thrill

The three previous issues of Dynamite’s 007 miniseries “Hammerhead” delivered sleek, stylish and lethal 007 action, and after the third issue ended with a killer cliffhanger, James Bond –¬†Hammerhead #4 doesn’t disappoint at all. Writer Andy Diggle and artist Luca Casalanguida succeed in escalating the already high stakes of the story, while simultaneously adding twists and turns that serve the world’s greatest secret agent as well as he deserves. When we last left 007, he…

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REVIEW: James Bond – Hammerhead #3: Sleek, Cool and Lethal

REVIEW: James Bond – Hammerhead #3: Sleek, Cool and Lethal

After an initial 007 miniseries written by Warren Ellis that I didn’t like much at all, I’m pleased to say that this miniseries, written by Andy Diggle with art by Luca Casalanguida, absolutely nails the tone and thrills of Ian Fleming’s classic Bond novels, albeit updated for the 21st Century. James Bond – Hammerhead #3 is sleek, cool and lethal, all attributes any 007 adventure needs to have in spades. The result is an issue,…

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REVIEW: James Bond #8 – Bland, James Bland

REVIEW: James Bond #8 – Bland, James Bland

Warren Ellis is a great writer, and a perfect fit to adapt James Bond into comic book form. He’s got a facility with conspiracy and with the kind of fetishistic qualities of the Bond series, both as a film franchise and in the original literary form as written by Ian Fleming. He’s skilled at constructing action set pieces, and is one of the best comic writers around when it comes to structure and shape, especially…

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