007 MAGAZINE – a complete
007 MAGAZINE Issue #51
Cover: Daniel Craig in
Quantum of Solace
- FEATURE H0! H0!
ADLAM and IAN BAKER - humour in the Bond films.
Cubby Broccoli Centenary
RYE takes a look
Broccoli on set and on location across 27 years of the James
Breakfast with Largo
OXENRIDER spends a December morning with Big John McLaughlin.
- PICTORIAL Quantum
A selection of some of the least seen images from the 22nd
From Russia, With Class!
MARK THOMPSON examines what makes From Russia With Love
the best James Bond film of all time.
- FEATURE Never say
never again – probably!
GRAHAM RYE uncovers a hoard of previously unseen
production illustrations from 'Warhead', Kevin McClory's
aborted Bond project.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #52
Cover: Sean Connery in
Diamonds Are Forever
- PICTORIAL When Harry met James (Palmer
and Bond that is!)
GRAHAM RYE spotlights the 1963 luncheon meeting between authors
Len Deighton and Ian Fleming
(with new exclusive comments by LEN DEIGHTON).
Just a perfect day at Pinewood Studios...
GRAHAM RYE focuses on a historical 1963 gathering of the movers
and shakers of the Bond franchise-to-be on the set of From Russia
- PICTORIAL Bond Bound:
Ian Fleming and the Art of Cover Design
GRAHAM RYE visits the private view of the 2008 exhibition at The
Fleming Collection in London’s Mayfair.
- FEATURE “Stop Getting
GRAHAM RYE sets the record straight on the 1971 James Bond film
Diamonds Are Forever.
- INTERVIEW Cuadra... Jaime Cuadra!
STEVE OXENRIDER talks with the Peruvian singer and arranger
whose work was featured in the 2008 James Bond film, Quantum of
- FEATURE To Russia, With Love
Russian Journalists NATALIE GOLITSINA & ANDREY SHARY, authors of
the first in-depth study of James Bond, the literary & cinema hero,
in the Russian language, examine 007’s impact on their homeland.
- FEATURE Lost 'Warhead' production
GRAHAM RYE reveals previously unseen pre-production
illustrations from Kevin McClory’s ill-fated Bond project (new exclusive comments by LEN DEIGHTON).
- PICTORIAL Flashback
The 1989 Licence To Kill Royal World Charity Premiere at
London’s Odeon Leicester Square, in the presence of Their Royal
Highnesses The Prince And Princess of Wales.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #53
Cover: James Bond's Aston Martin from
36 pages [A4-size]
- FEATURE 100 Years Not
GRAHAM RYE looks back at the 2008 celebration events surrounding the
centenary of James Bond author Ian Fleming.
Exclusive photographs by Graham Rye & Mark Mawston
Going Going Gone Soon!
The Most Famous Car In The World
James Bond’s gadget-laden Aston Martin DB5 goes up for auction in
October 2010 – 007 MAGAZINE has the lowdown!
- FEATURE James Bond 007:
Activision’s latest explosive third-person action videogame boasts
the vocal and visual talented triumvirate of Daniel Craig, Judi
Dench and Joss Stone.
- FEATURE Roger Moore’s
Finest Hour as James Bond in 1981’s For Your Eyes Only
STEVE CASSIDY takes an affectionate look back at Roger Moore’s fifth
outing as secret agent 007.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #54
Cover: A recreation of Raymond Hawkey's celebrated 1963 THUNDERBALL
PAN paperback cover with cut-out bullet holes.
36 pages [A4-size]
- FEATURE The Man With The
EDWARD MILWARD-OLIVER considers the life and work of his friend
Raymond Hawkey, the award-winning graphic designer and author who
died in August 2010.
- INTERVIEW “As long as
the collar and cuffs match”
In remembrance of this witty and talented man who injected
great fun into his Bond pictures, RICHARD SCHENKMAN's 1980 interview
with the late Tom Mankiewicz.
- INTERVIEW NUMBER 3
RICHARD SCHENKMAN conducts an exclusive interview with seven-time
James Bond Associate Producer Stanley Sopel.
- OBITUARY John Barry
GEOFF LEONARD and GRAHAM RYE pay their own personal tributes to 'The
man with the midas touch'.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #55
Cover: Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall
36 pages [A4-size]
- INTERVIEW “It was the
best job in the world!”
Over the course of a memorable evening in Mayfair, legendary
photographer TERRY O’NEILL talked with LUKE WILLIAMS about his
experiences working with five James Bonds (and over 20 Bond girls!),
as well as explaining how Frank Sinatra changed his career and why
the way to Sean Connery’s heart was through golf! (Includes a photo
preview of Terry O’Neill’s book ALL ABOUT BOND, published in
- FEATURE Will BOND 23
rise or fall?
In October 2012, James Bond will finally return to the big screen,
after a four-year absence, in the 23rd film in the series –
Skyfall. LUKE WILLIAMS examines what is known so far about the
Sam Mendes helmed feature (Features all the latest Skyfall
- FEATURE THE SEARCH FOR
BOND: How the 007 role was won and lost!
Only six men can lay claim to wearing the famous Savile Row tuxedo
but hundreds more came within an inch of the 007 role. In this new
exclusive four-part series, ROBERT SELLERS (author of the
controversial book Battle for Bond) tells the extraordinary
story of how cinema’s most famous role was cast, featuring exclusive
contributions from Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sam Neill, Ian Ogilvy,
Oliver Tobias, Michael Billington, Adrian Paul, Peter Snow, Michael
Craig, Rikki Lee Travolta, Julian Glover, Michael Jayston and many
others. (Featuring many never-before-featured facts).
- FEATURE “Balloon, mein
LUKE WILLIAMS examines the fascinating parallels between the film
versions of Graham Greene’s The Third Man (1949) and Ian
Fleming’s The Living Daylights (1987).
007 MAGAZINE Issue #56
Cover: Roger Moore as James Bond in The Man With The
48 pages [A4-size]
- FEATURE In defence of
The Man With The Golden Gun
ANTHONY JONES pleads his case Roger Moore's second James Bond
adventure, suggesting that this much maligned film has more good
stuff on offer than is generally believed.
- INTERVIEW In her own
words: Joie Vejjajiva
Martial artist Cha from The Man With The Golden Gun
- THE BIG SHOT Drax’s
‘breeding stock’ from Moonraker (1979)
- INTERVIEW Spiralling
Into Bond’s subconscious
An interview with credit title designer Daniel Kleinman
George Leech (1921-2012) – A Life In Action!
A look at the impressive career of one of Britain’s most versatile
Stuntmen and Stunt Co-ordinators.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #57
Covers: Maurice Binder's main titles from
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Three different covers
48 pages [A4-size]
(COVER B SOLD OUT)
- FEATURE Leni’s
A look at the influences on the Bond credit titles
of Maurice Binder
and Robert Brownjohn.
- FEATURE When Ian Met Ray
NEIL McNALLY examines the meeting between two of the greatest
thriller writers of the 20th Century, Ian Fleming and Raymond
- FEATURE “No more
TONY W. GARLAND examines the changing face of the female Bond
- FEATURE James
Bond’s 50 Greatest Stunts
Stunt expert JON AUTY looks at his Top 50 Greatest Stunts from
the James Bond film series.
007 MAGAZINE Issue #58
Timothy Dalton and Carey Lowell in Licence To Kill
48 pages [A4-size]
- Actress Marya
Morgan remembers her role as TV reporter Anna Rack in a scene cut
from the final movie.
- A new exclusive
interview with Robert Davi, one of the Bond series’ most charismatic
and deadly villains – Franz Sanchez.
- LICENCE DEFENDED
Since its original release in 1989 amid controversy and criticism,
Licence To Kill remains a Bond film that resolutely divides
opinion. LUKE G. WILLIAMS argues it’s time BOND 16 got the critical
kudos it deserves.
- LICENCE TO CUT
Drawing on extensive and previously unseen archive material from the
files of the British Board of Film Classification, LUKE G. WILLIAMS
reveals for the first time the full controversial story behind the
‘15’ certificate rating awarded Licence To Kill in 1989.
Contains some previously published