International Diamonds Are Forever Posters

Overview of international posters for "Diamonds Are Forever". Comments and corrections welcome.
Japanese Posters ranging from the small B5 to the STB format consisting of 2 separate B2. Does anyone know what the poster on the right is?
Daybills and 1 sheets from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Posters from Argentina, Pakistan and India. The poster from Argentina uses re-drawn artwork with an interesting resemblance of Connery. 

Censored Thunderball Quad Poster


Retouched "Thunderball" British Quad poster used in Malta. The bikinis were extended by painting over the original poster, similar to the Quads used in Ireland. Uncensored Quad as comparison below.

Thanks to Sylvan Whittingham Mason who shared the photo of the poster. She explains the story behind it in an interview with James Bond Radio Podcast, issue 13. The full interview with Sylvan is available here.

MI6 Confidential

Check out the latest issue of MI6 Confidential with rare artwork from "License To Kill". Available here.

Italian Diamonds Are Forever Lobby Cards

Lobby cards from Italy called Photobusta for "Una Cascata Di Diamanti" (Diamonds Are Forever)
Set of 6 regular landscape photobustas.
Special set of 6 portrait photobustas. 
It appears that there two different est that look almost identical except the bottom right corner.

You Only Live Twice Posters from Thailand


Posters for "You Only Live Twice" from Thailand. The poster on the bottom measures 31x 21inch  / 79 x 54 cm. Don't know the size of the top one. 

Thanks to Thomas from the Nixdorf Collection and Mike from the M. Wright Collection for sharing these.

From Sweden With Love

Check out the upcoming James Bond event in Sweden.

Thunderball Newspaper Ad

Newspaper ad illustration from the "Holland Evening Sentinel" promoting the US version of Ian Fleming's "Thunderball" serialisation.

Thanks to Alan from Thunderball Obsessional.

German Diamonds Are Forever Lobby Cards

Original lobby card set for "Diamantenfieber" (Diamonds Are Forever) from Germany consisting of 30 lobby cards.
UIP reissue set of 8 that were printed on one sheet with perforations to separate the cards.

Original Comic Artwork

Original painting for the cover of Scandinavian James Bond 007 comics published by Semic in 1968. Art by Jordi Penalva 50 x 35 cm. The comics shown are from Denmark (top) and Sweden (bottom). 

Thanks to Thomas from the Nixdorf Collection for sharing these.

Diamonds Are Forever: British Quad Variations

Two different versions of the UK Quad poster for "Diamonds Are Forever". Does anybody know which is original and which is the reprint?

Thanks to Simon for bringing this up!

European Diamonds Are Forever Posters

Overview of the European posters for "Diamonds Are Forever", Artwork by Robert McGinnis. Thanks to Simon and Anders for their help and additions.

Starting with:British Quad and Double Crowns including the Marler Haley photo-montage posters.
The posters from Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Is there a version from Norway?
Diamantenfieber: German Din A1 and A0 posters. A small curiosity: One of the first print runs omitted to mention the director Guy Hamilton which was corrected by adding a sticker to the poster. Later print runs corrected this mistake.
Les Diamants Sont Eternels: French "Petit Affiche, Moyenne and Grande plus the large "8 Panneaux".
Una Cascata Di Diamanti: Italian Locandinas, 2 Foglio and the 4 Foglio consisting of two parts.Modified artwork by an unknown artist.

French Diamonds Are Forever Lobby Cards

French Lobby Card sets for "Les Diamants Sont Eternels" ( Diamonds Are Forever), there are 2 sets of 12 lobby cards called "Jeu A" and "Jeu B".

US Diamonds Are Forever Posters


Overview of the US posters for "Diamonds Are Forever" from the small Window Cards, Inserts, Subway poster to the large 24 Sheet.Artwork by Robert McGinnis.

First and Last


Art tribute to "Skyfall" in the (kind of) style of the German Dr No poster.

Licence Renewed Artwork

Illustrations for the condensed version of "Licence Renewed" by John Gardner, Readers Digest London, 1981. Illustrations by Kevin Tweddell.

Comic Book Cover Illustration

Original comic cover artwork used in the Semic James Bond 007 publications in Scandinavia. Art by Mascaro, the top artwork measures 51 x34 cm, bottom one 51 X 39 cm.
The originals came up for auction in Spain recently. Big thanks to Alvaro for finding these!

German Little Nellie Poster

German A1 poster for "Man Lebt Nur Zweimal" (You Only Live Twice). For whatever curious reason the Little Nellie  artwork by Frank McCarthy was altered: Helicopters in the background removed, Little Nellie is red and the rockets are black. US 1 sheet with original artwork for comparison on the right.

Other Countries - Other Swimsuits

Comparison of the treatments of Robert McGinnis' "Thunderball" artwork in posters from different countries. 
The most interesting for me is the difference between France and the US as the artwork used in France might be the original, more revealing version which was altered by McGinnis for the US market.

Goldeneye Storyboards

Storyboards for "Goldeneye" by Martin Asbury. These storyboards are part of the "Bond in Motion" exhibition in London. More info here.

James Bond Magazine

Special edition magazine "Achieve It" about James Bond by the Ysgol Pen-y-Bryn School in Wales. Limited edition of 500. I contributed artwork and gave an  interview.

The magazine costs £3.00 plus £1.50 postage and can be ordered by contacting the school here.

Yves Thos Artwork

Pencil sketch and colour version for "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" by Yves Thos.

Thanks to Frédéric from ASSOCIATION 007 COLLECTORS for sharing these!

Casino Royale in Readers Digest

Condensed, Spanish version of Ian Fleming's "Casino Royale" publish in "Grandes Clasicos del Suspense" by Readers Digest in 1974. Illustrations by Bob Heindel. Thanks to Eduardo from Archivo 007 for sharing this!