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007 MAGAZINE Issue #41 - Die Another Day Special
September 2003
Cover: Pierce Brosnan in
Die Another Day
48 pages
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  • FEATURE "IT'S CALLED THE FUTURE - GET USED TO IT!"
    MATTHEW FIELD looks back at how the latest 007 epic made its was to a cinema screen near you.
  • PICTORIAL DIE ANOTHER DAY MARKETING AROUND THE WORLD
  • REPORT 'LONDON CALLING'
    ANDREW PILKINGTON examined the media reaction to Die Another Day - and discovers that in the Kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
  • REPORT 'SOME KIND OF HERO'
    GREG BECHTLOFF guides us through the media fray that heralded The Stateside release of the twentieth James Bond movie.
  • OPINION 'BETTER THAN LOOKING CLEVERER THAN YOU ARE!'
    GRAHAM RYE laments the passing of Ian Fleming's secret agent 007 and the artistry of the Golden Age of Bond
  • OPINION NOT HIS TIME TO GO
    AJAY CHOWDHURY argues that if traditionalist Bond fans had their way, we wouldn't have a twentieth James Bond movie to applaud or criticise.
  • REPORT DIE ANOTHER DAY - THE WORLD PREMIERE
    Organisers prepared a spectacular even, which resulted in one of the largest and most exciting London premieres ever staged. MATTHEW FIELD was the man in the tuxedo.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #42
December 2003
Cover: Japanese
Die Another Day poster art
48 pages [A4-size]
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  • COLLECTING Girls 'n' Guns - it must be James Bond
    GRAHAM RYE takes a look at some of the great James Bond paperback cover designs you can add to your collection.
  • INTERVIEW Big is beautiful!
    MATTHEW FIELD lunches with the biggest Bond villain of them all!
  • PICTORIAL James Bond's 40th Anniversary at Harrods
    007 MAGAZINE turns back the clock to Christmas 2002 to give readers around the world an exclusive look at the fantastic window displays showcased at the world famous Knightsbridge store.
  • PICTORIAL Marketing Die Another Day in Japan
    You'll either love 'em or loathe 'em - the highly unusual posters concepts designed in Japan and overseen by Big Bully Creative Incorporated's Director Manabu Inada.
  • INTERVIEW Writer's Bond
    GREG BECHTLOFF chats with screenwriter Bruce Fierstein, who reveals some of the secrets of writing the James Bond films on the 1990s.
  • LAST WORD The Most Extraordinary Gentleman
007 MAGAZINE Issue #43
July 2004

Cover: Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry in
Die Another Day
48 pages [A4-size]
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  • COLLECTING ...because cool never goes out of style
    GRAHAM RYE examines the latest additions to the long line of impressive James Bond paperback cover art.
  • INTERVIEW 'I said: Cubby, he's fabulous!'
    007 MAGAZINE's tribute to Mrs. Dana Broccoli 1922-2004
  • REPORT No Deals, Mr. Brosnan
    GREG BECHTLOFF charts the trials and tribulations of Pierce Brosnan's recent travails to retain his well-earned licence to kill.
  • MUSIC From Lukas, With Love (Part 1)
    LUKAS KENDALL provides 007 MAGAZINE readers with a crash course in soundtrack restoration and recounts his recent project: the must-own EMI James Bond soundtrack re-releases
  • OPINION James Bond and the Oedipus Complex
    In its 40th anniversary year, Hollywood screenwriter JOHN COX puts the film Goldfinger in the psychiatrist's chair.
  • HISTORY Adventures In The Fan Trade
    GRAHAM RYE takes a personal look through a quarter of a century of 007 MAGAZINE & The James Bond International Fan Club to show that still - NOBODY DOES IT BETTER!

007 MAGAZINE Issue #44
October 2004
Cover: Pierce Brosnan/
Goldfinger poster art
48 pages
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  • SERIES Ian Fleming’s James Bond Villains
    KEVIN HARPER examines what makes Auric Goldfinger and his Korean henchman Oddjob the most unforgettable bad guys.
  • ARCHIVE Meet the man who gets the Bond films off to a sizzling start
    Step back into the cinema foyer in 1964 for an interview with Bond credit title designer Robert Brownjohn from SHOWTIME, the monthly must-buy film magazine moviegoers could only purchase in Odeon cinemas.
  • INSPIRATION Goldfinger inspired....
    ....Mary Quant, Pierce Brosnan, Mike Myers, Steven Spielberg - and the British Safety Council?
  • MUSIC From Lucas With Love (Part 2)
    LUKAS KENDALL concludes his detailed breakdown of the restoration of the EMI James Bond soundtrack re-releases.
  • INTERVIEW The Music Man With The Plan
    GREG BECHTLOFF spoke with the man responsible for overseeing the music for the Nineties Bond films, MGM Executive Vice President for Music, Michael Sandoval, shortly before his departure from MGM in January 2000.
  • PICTORIAL Danger - Man At Work!
    GRAHAM RYE delves into the 007 MAGAZINE Archive and dusts off the file marked Binder, Maurice Binder - for a first look at a selection of never-before-published photographs of the master at work creating the credit titles for
    The Spy Who Loved Me
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  • HISTORY Adventures In The Fan Trade (1995-2004)
    GRAHAM RYE concludes his personal journey through 25 years of 007 MAGAZINE and The James Bond International Fan Club to show that still - NOBODY DOES IT BETTER!
  • INTERVIEW John Stears (1939-1999):
    Special Effects Wizard Extraordinaire!

    ANDREW PILKINGTON in conversation with the two-time Oscar-winning Special Effects technician on Christmas Eve 1982.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #45
December 2004
Cover:
On Her Majesty's Secret Service poster art
48 pages
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  • REPORT Ken Adam at The Design Museum
    On October 6th 2004, 007 Production Designer Ken Adam was interviewed by Sir Christopher Frayling at London's Design Museum. ANDY SCOTT reports.
  • SERIES The James Bond Girls Are Forever
    Which Bond Girl do you rate as the best? Odds on it'll be a Sixties' Bond Babe. STEVE CASSIDY does the math.
  • SERIES Ian Fleming's James Bond Villains
    KEVIN HARPER examines the man with the golden gun - Francisco 'Pistols' Scaramanga.
  • PICTORIAL THE BIG SHOT
    Benicio Del Toro - Dario in Licence To Kill - in the spotlight.
  • ARCHIVE Which man would you pick as the new James Bond?
    With rumours abounding on who will replace Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, we jump back to 1969 to see how Bond number two made the grade.
  • OPINION Their All Time Highs?
    GREG BECHTLOFF analyses the best performances of the actors who have portrayed James Bond.
  • COLLECTING Card 59 Where Are You?
    GRAHAM RYE begins his look at the history of James Bond Bubble Gum Cards. Including for the first time an illustrated checklist.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #46
July 2005
Cover: Roger Moore in
Live And Let Die
48 pages [A4-size]
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  • INTERVIEW The Full Monty
    TOMAS HEDMAN spoke with Monty Norman, the composer who has written music for many films, and even more stage musicals and TV shows. However, his place in cinema history was assured in 1962 when he composed the immortal "James Bond Theme."
  • FEATURE Jolly Roger! 
    GARETH OWEN examines Sir Roger Moore's remarkable tenure in the role of James Bond, which spanned seven films over an incredible 12 years, and included some of the most financially successful movies in the history of the 007 franchise. 32-page special feature showcasing over 200 photographs.
  • MUSIC Hear You Loud And Clear! 
    GREG BECHTLOFF takes a concise view of the James Bond film soundtracks.

This issue is available signed by James Bond Theme composer Monty Norman

007 MAGAZINE Issue #47
October 2005
Cover: Ursula Andress in
Dr. No
48 pages [A4-size]
007 MAGAZINE Issue #47 Ursula Andress James Bond girl Dr. No
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  • SERIES The James Bond Girls Are Forever
    Which Bond Girl do you rate as the best? Could it be a Seventies Bond babe? STEVE CASSIDY does the math.
  • FEATURE The Silver Beast
    JOHN COX relates the definitive history of James Bond’s Saab 900 Turbo.
  • PICTORIAL THE BIG SHOT
    And he strikes like….Ken Adam’s magnificent set for the briefing room in Thunderball.
  • PICTORIAL The Bond celebrities attending ‘AUTOGRAPHICA’ 2005 – the world’s largest autograph show.
  • FEATURE The Dossier on ROBERT MARKHAM
    HANK REINEKE opens the dusty dossier to uncover the story behind the writing of COLONEL SUN the first James Bond continuation novel.
  • OPINION Casino Royale – the Post-Modern epic in spite of itself!
    ROBERT VON DASSANOWSKY argues the case for a more serious appraisal of the multi-star vehicle that hit movie screens like a burst kaleidoscope in 1967, and which has baffled and bedazzled Bond fans ever since.
  • STOP PRESS Daniel Craig cast as the new James Bond in Casino Royale
    MGM/Columbia Press Release featuring exclusive photographs from the London press conference.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #48 - Thunderball 40th Anniversary Special
December 2005
Cover: Detail from the rarely seen
Thunderball alternate main campaign artwork by Robert McGinnis
48 pages [A4-size]
007 MAGAZINE Issue #48 Thunderball 40th Anniversary special

 

  • THUNDERBALL The beginning
    James Bond author RAYMOND BENSON explains how Ian Fleming came to write the novel THUNDERBALL and the ensuing litigation which proved to be Fleming’s death knell.
  • Thunderball A diver’s tale
    In 1965 a young pre-med student with a keen interest in scuba-diving stumbled on the opportunity to take part in movie history in the biggest Bond of all – Thunderball. GRAHAM RYE dove into his story.
  • THUNDERBALL On the trail of THUNDERBALL
    Examining in detail, scripts and other unique documented evidence in The Ian Fleming Foundation archives, Bond scholar and author JOHN CORK guides us through the fascinating evolution of how the most successful James Bond film of them all made its way to the cinema screen.
  • Thunderball A speciality act’s tale
    GRAHAM RYE spoke with an unknown player in the Thunderball story, to discover how a teenager from West London found herself immortalised in the credit titles of the biggest Bond movie of them all.
  • THUNDERBALL Sour martinis and animosity
    Author ROBERT SELLERS unravels the previously untold story of the cartel of creative minds behind the inception of THUNDERBALL, and the one man for whom the world would never be enough.
  • Thunderball The production
    ANDREW PILKINGTON takes a look behind the scenes at how parts of the film were made – and also discovers what might have been.
  • Thunderball The shooting script
    ANDREW PILKINGTON examines comparisons between the shooting script and the finished film.
  • Thunderball The villain
    KEVIN HARPER examines the man behind the plot to hold the Western World to ransom, SPECTRE Number One – Emilio Largo.
  • Thunderball The girls
    Domino, Fiona, Patricia and Paula – MARK THOMPSON examines James Bond’s Thunderbirds!
  • Thunderball The premieres
    GRAHAM RYE takes a look at the premieres of Thunderball in London and Dublin.

This was the last printed issue of 007 MAGAZINE until issue #51
Issues #49 & #50 are available exclusively online as detailed below
 

All of the above articles are expanded with a further selection of rarely seen images and supplemental material in our Thunderball 50th Anniversary OnLine Supplement [25 pages]

 
007 MAGAZINE OnLine Issue #49
August 2006

Cover: Pierce Brosnan in The World Is Not Enough
[80 pages]
[ONLINE ISSUE #1 of collected articles - available exclusively to 007 MAGAZINE OnLine subscribers]
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  • FEATURE BILLION DOLLAR BOND!
    GREG BECHTLOFF assesses Pierce Brosnan’s four film tenure as the James Bond of the Nineties, arguably the most popular and successful actor to inhabit the role since Sean Connery.
  • PICTORIAL FOR THEIR EYES ONLY
    GRAHAM RYE investigates the unused and unseen advertising campaign artwork from 40 years of James Bond films.
  • FEATURE Blond, Bland, Ugly and Grand!
    CRAIG BUNYAN examines the fan and media reaction to the new Bond actor, Daniel Craig, and the production Casino Royale over the last 12 months.
  • SERIES The James Bond Girls Are Forever
    Which Bond Girl do you rate as the best? Could it be an Eighties Bond babe? STEVE CASSIDY does the math.
  • PICTORIAL THE BIG SHOT
    James Bond Aston Martin DB5 at New York docks.
  • PICTORIAL JAMES BOND IS BACK...TO BACK!
    GRAHAM RYE takes a look at some rarely seen James Bond double-bill poster artwork.
  • FEATURE "...a lot of criminals and very dodgy people" HANK REINEKE chats with author John Pearson, who masterfully probed both the origins of Agent 007 and his creator Ian Fleming to pen two significant major works in the Fleming/Bond canon.
  • BONUS FEATURE On Her Majesty's Secret Service Graphic novel
    Part one of a special exclusive two-part 50 page comic book adaptation by CHARLES WAPLES of the 1969 James Bond film.
007 MAGAZINE OnLine Issue #50
November 2006
Cover: Daniel Craig in 
Casino Royale
[42 pages]

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  • INTERVIEWS Casino Royale Interviews
    TOMAS HEDMAN talks with Daniel Craig, Mads Mikkelsen and Eva Green.
  • REVIEW James Bond Comes Of Age!
    An illustrated review of Casino Royale by GRAHAM RYE.
  • PICTORIAL The James Bond Screen Tests
  • FEATURE  The World Would Disagree: Ian Fleming Before Bond
    TERRY ADLAM examines the early life of the Bond author Ian Fleming.
  • SERIES The James Bond Girls Are Forever
    Which Bond Girl do you rate as the best? Could it be an Nineties Bond babe? STEVE CASSIDY does the math.
  • PICTORIAL THE BIG SHOT
    The Party's Over! Aston Martin DB5 at Leavesden Studios.
  • INTERVIEW Just A Closer Walk With Bob Dix
    STEVE OXENRIDER in conversation with CIA agent Hamilton who appeared in Live And Let Die.
  • PICTORIAL Unpublished Sean Connery photos
    A selection of recently discovered images of Sean Connery taken during the filming of You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever.
  • BONUS FEATURE On Her Majesty's Secret Service Graphic novel
    The concluding part of a special exclusive 50 page comic book adaptation by CHARLES WAPLES of the 1969 James Bond film.

This is the last online issue featuring articles presented in a magazine format.
007 MAGAZINE returned to the printed format with issue #51 in August 2009.

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