In many cases however, supporters of a property tend to expend a certain amount of liquid in order to possess articles, large or small, related to their obsession. By holding something, or in other cases, showing off a possession, one feels more deeply invested in the hobby, so to speak. Welcome, readers, to the world of collecting, 007 style.
Others however, have played a part, be it great or small, in the franchise’s legendary history, yet their importance is either minimized or overlooked entirely. Welcome to the first instalment of Unsung 00 Heroes, the subject of which is Johanna Harwood.
In what will surely prove a long but trilling road to becoming a Double-0 Aficionado, I recently cracked open a book I had purchased at around this time last year, The James Bond Archives: Spectre Edition, published by the fine people at Taschen in late 2015, edited by Paul Duncan.
Thank goodness for the efforts of the fine people at Dynamite Entertainment, a comic book publishing house based in the United States. Back in the autumn of 2014, when it was announced that they and Ian Fleming Publications had arrived at a licensing agreement, 007 fans raised eyebrows in interest, but not much more.
There is a swarm of Bond-themed podcasts to download for free. It truly is inspiring and heart-warming to know that so many fans take the time and effort to record episodes
Of the blogs and websites I visit, Spy Command, MI6 (also known as MI6-HQ), The Suits of Bond, and The Bond Experience have me regularly return for the quality and depth of their coverage.
Welcome to Double-0 Aficionado!