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I will admit that one of the things I actually enjoy at the start of every year is looking at “best of” lists for the year before, especially those that deal with my two favorite topics; music and movies.
For me, the big event of 2015 was the release of the new James Bond film Spectre. The Bond films have been one of my guilty pleasures since I was a teen, I even enjoyed the Roger Moore ones, where Bond was transformed into more of a comic-book (in a bad way) hero than the world’s most badass secret agent. Some kids collected super-hero stuff; I collected James Bond and Ian Fleming memorabilia.
Even though Spectre just missed making the top 10 in terms of box-office receipts (it came in at number 11), many people categorically stated that the latest Bond was “officially not a hit.” They have »
- The Hollywood News
James Bond 007: Vargr #3
Written by Warren Ellis
Art by Jason Masters
Letters by Simon Bowland
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
After two issues during which writer Ellis and artist Masters supplied fans with ample set-up, issue number 3 of the Vargr storyline finally kicks into higher gear. Bond takes up on Kurjak’s invitation to inspect one’s of his warehouses, but unbeknownst to the hero, the brilliant scientist has a trap laid out to dispatch of the pestering double-oh. Meanwhile, Kurjak comforts assassin Dharma after her failure to vanquish 007 back in issue 2 and subsequently unleashes his ultimate weapon: Mr. Masters, the incredibly fit, biochemically altered man hinted at twice already. In addition to sharing a relationship with Dharma, he is Kurjak’s blunt instrument par excellence. If Bond makes it out alive of the warehouse, Mr. Masters is to handle the assignment…
With issue 3, Vargr really begins to hit its stride, »
- Edgar Chaput
2 items from 2016
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