Whether you prefer Sean Connery to Roger Moore or Daniel Craig to Pierce Brosnan, you’ll find every incarnation of the debonair spy created by Ian Fleming in this paperback edition of Bond vs. Bond by Paul Simpson, an unofficial but comprehensive guide, on sale now.
Revised and updated, includes the now delayed 2020 film No Time to Die, along with speculation about the future of Bond, James Bond.
Published by Race Point Publishing, in Bond vs. Bond, Paul Simpson delves into all the various ways Ian Fleming’s iconic British Secret Service agent — code name 007 — has been interpreted through the years, from the books and movies to the guns and gadgets.
Discover the femme fatales who only appear in the movies but not the books; why Ian Fleming himself once described the Bond character as “ruthless and self-indulgent”; and much more. Loaded with interesting facts about the extraordinary history and continuing popularity of Bond, this 200-plus page book is one that no fan should be checking out.
Paul Simpson is the author of many books on pop culture, including the official books charting the making of Farscape, Smallville, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, as well as Bond vs. Bond, The Bond Files and a biography of Nicole Kidman. He also edits the invaluable news and reviews website SciFiBulletin.com.
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.