Thursday, October 29, 2009

Young Bond companion book released in UK

An all-new Young Bond companion book, Danger Society: The Young Bond Dossier, is released today in the UK by Puffin Books.

Danger Society: The Young Bond Dossier is the complete and definitive guide to the world and adventures of Young Bond. Packed with information – from in-depth character profiles to the cars, the weapons and the exotic locations, plus facts, statistics, photographs, maps, and illustrations by Kev Walker – this book is both a must-have for Young Bond fans and a perfect introduction to the megaselling series.

As a bonus, the book also includes a brand-new Young Bond short story by Charlie Higson, A Hard Man To Kill. Set between Hurricane Gold and By Royal Command, the story finds James and his aunt Charmian boarding the French Ocean Liner Colombie for their journey back to England. But a villain named Emil Lefebvre and a mysterious hooded convict named Caiboche suggest this journey may be far from uneventful...

Danger Society: The Young Bond Dossier can be purchased from bookstores across the UK or online from

Sunday, October 25, 2009

'By Royal Command' wins Oxfordshire Book Award

Charlie Higson’s fifth Young Bond novel By Royal Command has been chosen by the children of Oxfordshire as the best novel of 2009 in the Oxfordshire Children's Book Awards.

The Oxfordshire Book Award is a regional award voted for by almost 1,000 children in the Oxfordshire area.

By Royal Command finds James in action from London to the Alps. The book is out now in the UK in paperback. A hardcover edition will be released in the U.S. on May 18, 2010.

Congratulations Charlie!

Friday, October 23, 2009

Pre-order 'Choice of Weapons'

K1Bond007 reports that Raymond Benson's second anthology of 007 work, Choice of Weapons, is available for pre-order on

The collection will include the novels Zero Minus Ten, The Facts of Death, The Man With The Red Tattoo, and the short stories Live At Five and Midsummer Night's Doom. Publication date, according to Amazon, is August 17, 2010.

For more news about Raymond Benson's current and upcoming original work, visit his official website.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Titan's new James Bond Omnibus

Titan is releasing a new collection of classic James Bond comic strips.

The James Bond Omnibus brings together: Casino Royale, Live 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.

The book also includes an introduction by Sir Roger Moore.

The James Bond Omnibus is out now in the UK and will be released in the U.S. this week.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Several U.S. Young Bond releases set for May 18, 2010

The Young Bond Dossier has nailed down pre-order links for several upcoming Young Bond releases in the U.S. on May 18, 2010.

Charlie Higson's fifth Young Bond book, By Royal Command, will be released on that day in hardcover along with a simultaneous hardcover and paperback release of SilverFin The Graphic Novel (cover right). May 18 will also see the release of Charlie Higson's non-Bond horror novel, The Enemy.

All titles are being released by Disney-Hyperion.

May 18, 2010 pre-order links:

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