Running only 30 pages, Solstice packs a lot of punch. 007 is a property that rarely allows itself to get particularly sentimental, save a few memorable exceptions, and although Solstice doesn’t plead the reader to take out tissues to wipe away the tears, there is something of a beating heart.
Operating in chronological order of their publication, Casino Royale was the first literary Bond adventure the blog analyzed in two parts, in May and then in August. August was 3 months ago at this point and no new book reviews have emerged. Why is that? The answer is actually quite thrilling, if I may say so myself.
If all goes well, the weekend in exactly 2 years from now will see the North American release of Bond 25.
Now, let’s make the wait for Bond 25 as painless as possible, shall we? Operation Bondification begins.
I’m not going to sit here and write about how much more I like TB than the other albums, but suffice to say that of all the musical records the series has to offer, TB is the one that has me vividly reimagine film’s scenes the most effortlessly.
On Tuesday May 23rd 2017, Sir Roger Moore passed away after a brief spell of cancer. The news shook the pillars of the Bond fan community, as well as more casual fans and various pop culture media outlets. Rightfully so, if I may be so bold. He was a legend for all sorts of reasons. … Continue reading The inspirational Sir Roger Moore (1927-2017)
MI6-hq.com, always ones with special insight and access into the world of 007, recently published an article on the rapidly dwindling sales of the Dynamite Comics James Bond monthly series. This came as something of a surprise to me, although upon further reflection, I now admit that it probably shouldn’t have.