Who is your favorite Bond? Whether you love Sean Connery, Roger Moore, or even Timothy Dalton, you are going to love Bond vs. Bond. A fully comprehensive guide, Bond vs. Bond compares and contrasts all of the various ways Ian Fleming's iconic British Secret Service agent, code name 007, has been interpreted through the years, from the books and movies to the guns and gadgets.
Spanning from Fleming's 1953 book Casino Royale to Sam Mendes' 2012 film Skyfall, Bond vs. Bond features every incarnation of 007. Paul Simpson, co-author of Middle-earth Envisioned and That's What They Want You to Think, adds side-by-side comparisons of the weapons and gadgets, the heroines and femme fatales, and more! You'll be riveted with the expanse of Bond knowledge, facts and lore in these pages. This is definitely a book that no Bond fan should be without!
Paul Simpson has written official guides to the TV series Farscape and Smallville and the movies The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, as well as unofficial books on subjects as diverse as James Bond, Nicole Kidman, and the TV series The O.C. He wrote an unofficial guide to CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. A regular visitor to film and TV sets, he has reported for many newspapers and magazines, including TV Guide. For five years, he was the editor of the official licensed Star Trek Magazine. He wrote That's What They Want You to Think for Zenith Press and co-authored Middle-earth Envisioned for Race Point Publishing.
"...one of the best - packed with more colorful background and insights than many of the dossiers compiled on Ian Fleming's master spy over the past five decades."
'[a] larger-than-life, fact-packed history’
"Each and every section goes into extensive detail about every aspect of James Bond and how he has evolved over the decades by adapting to the times. It's the ultimate insider look at the imaginative realm of the world's most famous spy."
"...one of the best - packed with more colorful background and insights than many of the dossiers compiled on Ian Fleming's master spy over the past five decades." - Nashville Arts Critic