Monday, March 28, 2016

James Bond and SPECTRE return in "EIDOLON"

In an exclusive interview with writer Warren Ellis, Comic Book Resources has revealed that Dynimite's next James Bond story arc will begin in issue #7 and will be called Eidolon. They've also revealed that SPECTRE will be part of the new story.

After World War Two, army intelligence groups created ghost cells called "stay-behinds" across Europe in the event of a Warsaw Pact surge. "EIDOLON" is the story of a SPECTRE stay-behind structure - ghost cells of SPECTRE loyalists acting as sleepers until the time is right for a SPECTRE reformation and resurgence. The time is now.

James Bond #7 Eidolon will launch June 15, the same day the first 6-part story arc, Vargr, is released in a collected hardcover.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Young Bond goes to Cuba in HEADS YOU DIE

Steve Cole's next Young Bond adventure, Heads You Die, will be set in Cuba, according to a new plot description on Amazon.co.uk.

Paperback edition.
James's Cuban holiday has become a nightmare mission to save an old friend from a villain who has perfected 1,000 ways to kill.

With corrupt cops and hired assassins hot on his heels, James must travel through Havana and brave Caribbean waters to stop a countdown to mass murder.

Fates will be decided with the flip of a coin. Heads or tails. Live or die.

While the literary Bond traveled to Cuba in the novelizations for GoldenEye and Die Another Day, this will be the first original Bond adventure set in the island country.

Heads You Die will be released in the UK in paperback and as a limited edition hardcover on May 5, 2016.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Cover art for limited hardcover HEADS YOU DIE

Cover art for the signed limited edition hardcover of Steve Cole's next Young Bond novel, Heads You Die, has appeared on Amazon.co.uk. It's a variation on the paperback cover art revealed back in October. Both books will be released May 5, 2016.


There is yet no news about the plot or setting for this latest Young Bond adventure.

Pre-order the Heads You Die limited hardcover on Amazon.co.uk.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

JAMES BOND: VARGR #5

Dynamite's James Bond VARGR #5 is released today (delayed a week from its original March 2 release date). This is the fifth installment in a six part graphic novel series by Warren Ellis and Jason Masters.

Bond is locked in a death trap in a medical lab in the middle of Berlin, London is going into meltdown as poisoned drugs are turning homes into abattoirs, and the only way to save Britain is the secret of someone or something called... VARGR.

You can purchase VARGR #5 at the Dynamite website. The sixth and final installment will be released on April 20.

A hardcover collected edition of all six issues will be released on June 21 and can be pre-ordered now on Amazon.com (U.S.) and Amazon.co.uk (UK).

Thanks to Ben Wolowski.

UPDATE: Looks like this is delayed again until March 16.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

TRIGGER MORTIS UK paperback cover art is here!

Just yesterday I was asking why we hadn't yet seen cover art for the Trigger Mortis UK paperback. And now today here it is! As author Anthony Horowitz promised, "it's very blue." And I think breathtaking!


The Trigger Mortis UK paperback will be released by Orion on May 19, 2016 and can be pre-ordered at Amazon.co.uk.

Monday, March 7, 2016

TRIGGER MORTIS paperback: "It's very blue."

Doesn't it seem like we are long overdue for the Trigger Mortis UK paperback cover art? After all, the book comes out May 19. So I tweeted out this feeling to the powers that be and got this playful response from author Anthony Horowitz.


Hey, it's something! And this does tell us the artwork will not be just a sized down version of the hardcover art. So this is actually kind of exciting and will hold me...for now.

As for the U.S. paperback, publisher Harper Collins tells me that it is still "too soon" for the art. That edition comes out September 6, 2016.

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