Vargr Comic Book Covers

Cover variations for the upcoming James Bond 007 comic series "Vargr" by Dynamite, written by Warren Ellis with art by Jason Masters. The covers are created by various artists.

Bond By Design

"Bond By Design - The Art of the James Bond Films" Large format hardcover in slip case, Meg Simmonds, Dorling Kindersley 2015.

John Gardner Book Covers from Germany

The German publisher Cross Cult is reissuing all John Gardner novels with new cover artworks by Michael Gillette.

What Are These?

These Dr No / From Russia With Love Combo posters came up at an auction recently. They were described as 1965 combo posters from the UK measuring 40 x 60 inches. I've never seen them before. Anyone knows what they are?

Never Say Never again: Swedish Poster Artwork

The following images illustrate the creative process of creating artwork  for the Swedish poster for "Never Say Never Again" by artist Adrian Purkis.
1) First rough sketches to experiment with different ideas and compositions.

2) Then one idea is refined from a rough sketch to more detailed rendering.

3) These are the final black/white rendering, the full colour artwork and how it was used in the poster.

Big thanks to Thomas from The Nixdorf Collection for sharing these!

You Only Live Twice Illustration

Illustration from the weekly German magazine "Stern" for the promotion of Ian Fleming's "Du Lebst Nur Zweimal" (You Only Live Twice). Artwork by Urs Landis.

Some nerdy trivia on the side: When the first book edition of YOLT was released in Germany, it was called "James Bond Rides The Tiger".

Thanks to Thomas from the Nixdorf Collection for sharing this!

Books from Bengal

Bengali editions of James Bond books.I found these on Facebook (I believe) but do not remember the person who posted them. But: Thank you for sharing them - they are something different!

Stern Magazine

Illustration for the introduction  of Ian Fleming’s “Du Lebt Nur Zweimal” (You Only Live Twice) in the German magazine “Stern”, March 1965.

Thunderball Shop Displays

Three different shop displays from the British news agent chain WH Smith promoting merchandise for the film "Thunderball". These images come from the WH Smith inhouse promotion magazine "Contact" published in 1966. Thanks to Robin for sharing these!

Japanese Toy Camera Cover

Repainted "Look Down" Thunderball artwork used for a Japanese toy camera box.

Casino Royale Comic Strip

Original artwork by John McLusky for the comic adaptation of "Casino Royale" in the UK newspaper Daily Express. Thanks to Sebastian for sharing this!

A View To A Kill

"A Close Look at A View To A Kill", 2015 edition, Andrew McNess. The book is available here.

Dr No: Spanish Language Pressbooks

Pressbooks for "Dr No" from Argentina and Spain (Re-release).

German Dr No Pressbook

German pressbook called Werberatschlag (advertising advice) for "James Bond 007 Jagt Dr. No" (Dr No). It consists of a fold-out envelope that features a mini-poster and images of the release posters on the back.Inside is a collection of sheets with newspaper ads and photos for the press.
German press information. The inside is a collection of typed text with information about the movie. Also a preview slide that was used instead of a trailer.

Risico Comic Cover

Cover artwork for the Danish comic book "Risico", painted by Jordi Penalva(At least the signature looks like him).

More Comic Covers

Cover artwork for the Danish comic version of "Man Lever Kun To Gange" (You Only Live Twice), issue 12. The artwork is clearly based on Connery in Goldfinger.

Comic Cover Artwork

Cover artwork for the Danish James Bond Agent 007 comic "Dod Og Diamanter" (Diamonds Are forever). Artist unknown. If I remember correctly, I've got this from my collector friend Soeren over 20 years ago.

Moonraker Magazine Cover

What to you get when you cross the "Moonraker" advance poster with the Airfix model kit? The June 79 cover for the "New Scientist" magazine. Thanks to Robin for sharing this.

Original Signet Book Cover Art

A rare photo of Ian Fleming posing in front what appears to be the original cover artwork for the first US Signet paperback editions of "Casino Royale" and "Goldfinger". Thanks to Stephan for finding this photo.

Original Artwork

Original artwork by Richard Hearn. Check out his shop on Etsy here.

Moonraker Comic Book Cover

Cover artwork for the Danish comic version of Ian Fleming's "Moonraker, published by A/S Interpresse.

Marketing Dr No

French marketing material for "Dr No": Scenario (1 page back and front), press kit (multiple pages in folder and press book/campaign book (4 page flyer). Thanks to Michael from 007 Collector and Frédéric from Association 007 Collectors for their help.
Synopsis from Belgium and pressbook from Denmark. Thanks to Søren for sharing his collection.

Never Say Never Again Artwork

Poster artwork for "Never Say Never Again" by French artist Michel Landi.

James Bond Watercolour Art

James Bond book tribute artwork by Gerald Wadsworth. He is creating watercolours for all books. Check out his work here.

From Sweden With Love

Nice surprise in the post this week: Print from "From Sweden With Love". Artwork by Steffen Winkler. Check out his site here

Big thanks to Anders from the "From Sweden With Love" site for this!

Copyright © From Sweden with Love 

Dr No Tribute Artwork

Tribute artwork for "Dr No": Source artwork in gouache, 40x30cm (top) and in a UK quad-style setting (left).

James Bond Lunchbox

"Thunderball" themed lunchbox. It appears that it must have been issued after 1967 as it also shows Little Nellie. 

Thanks to Larry for sharing this!

Dr No 16 Sheet Reconstruction

Reconstruction of the UK "Dr. No" 16 sheet as shown in the Exhibitors Campaign Book. Does anyone know if this really exists or seen a copy of it?

Chines Book Cover Artwork

Chinese cover artwork for the paperback edition of "For Your Eyes Only" by Ian Fleming. Unconfirmed as I don't read Chinese.

Tribute Artwork

Sean Connery painted by Dave Seguin, Check out his work here.