Sunday 29 July 2012

Japanese OHMSS Comic

Japanese comic adaptation of "On Her Majesty's Secret Service". Art by Takao Saito.

Wednesday 25 July 2012

Corgi Lotus Esprit Designs

Designs used by Corgi in 1977 for the Lotus Esprit  from "The Spy Who Loved Me". Thanks to Robert for sharing these!

Tuesday 24 July 2012

Dr No Artwork

Dr No tribute artwork for the 50th anniversary by Tomasz Wagner. More of his Bond artwork here and his site here.

Diamonds Are Forever Artwork

Diamonds Are Forever themed artwork based on the assumption that Lazenby would have continued. Art by Steve Sistilli - check out his other works here.

Wednesday 18 July 2012

Another Shrinking Bikini

Claudine Auger's bikini was altered in the US version of the Thunderball Beach artwork by Robert McGinnis. Similar alterations were applied to the "Look Out" artwork and the "You Only Live Twice" bath scene. Thanks to Stephen for finding this!

The Spy Who Loved Me Teaser Brochure

The Spy Who Loved Me - Cover of the teaser promotion brochure. Found at The Best Little Film House.

Tuesday 17 July 2012

Danish First Edition Cover

Cover artwork of the the first Danish edition of "Doden Ma Vente" (Goldfinger), Grafisk Forlag 1959, artwork by William Petersen. This first edition is an oversized softcover book, not the usual hardcover.

Sunday 15 July 2012

Thunderball Storyboard

Storyboard for Thunderball, published in Esquire magazine June 1965.

Tuesday 10 July 2012

US Library Editions

"Casino Royale" and other James Bond 007 library editions, Ian Fleming, published by MacMillan in 1965. These were published alongside the 9 book club editions (black boards with coloured spine stripe). A small contingent of these prints were issued a new dust jacket and were sold exclusively to libraries.

Tuesday 3 July 2012

Daniel Craig

Quick painting of Daniel Craig in anticipation of Skyfall, gouache, 20x30cm.

Monday 2 July 2012

Original Diamonds Are Forever Artwork

Original artwork for the cover of the US Signet paperback edition of "Diamonds Are Forever". Artwork by Barye Phillips (Thanks Rick).
The painting was originally owned by Anne Fleming. She gave it to Mr and Mrs Beckett - who worked for the Fleming's - as a retirement present in 1974.

Catching Bullets

Cover artwork for the upcoming book "Catching Bullets - Memoirs of a Bond Fan" by Mark O’Connell. Due in September 2012 by Splendid Books.