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James Bond Is A Man On The Run For 70th Anniversary

007 King and Country

The world’s most famous super spy is back for another thrilling declassified case, as critically acclaimed and bestselling author Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Superman, Aliens, The Last God) celebrates the renowned multimedia superstar character’s 70th anniversary in a new comic series!

007: For King and Country kicks off 70 years of 007 with an all-new, nail-biting Bond adventure like no other. Artist Giorgio Spalletta (Red Sonja) joins Johnson for another chapter in the adventures of the world’s best known spy. The series starts in April, in line with the 1953 original publication of Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale.

Accused of murder on British soil, James Bond is marked a traitor by his own government. M has sent the entire legion of 00 agents after 007 to stamp out what seems to be the ultimate betrayal. This leaves Bond on the run, with only 003 – Gwendolyn Gann – as his sole ally. Gann is presumed dead and also labelled a traitor. Together Bond and 003 embark on a clandestine mission that could have globe-shattering ramifications!

Can James and Gwen survive to die another day? Or will their own erstwhile allies catch up to them before they can unravel a massive conspiracy? Fans can find out in this hotly anticipated entry into the 007 mythos from one of the biggest names in comics, as Dynamite, Ian Fleming Publications, and company mark a major milestone!

Alongside the big birthday, Dynamite is also bringing back the wide range of James Bond graphic novels produced to date. The diverse library from creators including Benjamin Percy, Warren Ellis, Andy Diggle, Greg Pak, Jeff Parker, James Robinson, Vita Ayala, and many more will be available to order. Fans can explore acclaimed runs of original tales, uncovered flashbacks to a young Bond, and adaptations of the first two iconic novels, and complete their collections!

Johnson and Spalletta are joined by a squad of top talents in depicting Bond and Gwen on covers for the series. Joseph Michael Linsner makes his Bond franchise debut, bringing his iconic style to the spy. Rebeca Puebla, Chuma Hill, and Lesley “Leirix” Li also feature with stunning takes on this duo of agents in the crosshairs.

007: FOR KING AND COUNTRY #1 is slated for release in April 2022. It will be available at comic book shops and bookstores everywhere as well as through digital platforms courtesy of Comixology, Kindle, iBooks, Google Play, Dynamite Digital, ComicsPlus, and more.