Dynamite Entertainment is a publisher of comic books that has produced a number of James Bond comics over the years. Here are the top 5.
1. James Bond: Casino Royale
This comic adaptation of Ian Fleming’s first James Bond novel is a must-read for any Bond fan. The story follows 007 as he takes on Le Chiffre, a French communist and paymaster of a Soviet trade union. The artwork by artist Gabriel Hardman captures the gritty, noir feel of the original novel, and writer Van Jensen stays true to Fleming’s source material.
2. James Bond: Hammerhead
Set in the present day, Hammerhead sees Bond investigating a sinister tech billionaire named Kraken. The story has all the hallmarks of a classic Bond adventure, with high-speed chases, beautiful women, and a dastardly villain. Writer Andy Diggle and artist Luca Casalanguida deliver an action-packed story that will satisfy any fan of the franchise.
3. James Bond: Vargr
Vargr is the first original James Bond comic from Dynamite, and it doesn’t disappoint. The story sees Bond investigating a drug smuggling ring in Berlin, and features a memorable villain in the form of Kraken, a former KGB agent with a grudge against MI6. Writer Warren Ellis and artist Jason Masters capture the spirit of Fleming’s novels while updating the character for modern audiences.
4. James Bond: Eidolon
Eidolon sees Bond taking on a shadowy organisation known as Eidolon, which is responsible for a series of deadly attacks around the world. The story features some of the franchise’s most iconic elements, including gadgets, car chases, and beautiful women. Writer Warren Ellis and artist Jason Masters deliver a fast-paced, action-packed adventure that will satisfy any Bond fan.
5. James Bond: Black Box
Black Box is a standalone adventure that sees Bond investigating a mysterious box with the power to destroy anything in its path. The story takes Bond to Tokyo, where he teams up with a Japanese secret agent to take on a ruthless villain named Tiger Tanaka. Writer Benjamin Percy and artist Rapha Lobosco deliver a thrilling story that combines the best elements of classic Bond with a modern sensibility.
The James Bond comics from Dynamite Entertainment offer a fresh take on the iconic spy, while staying true to the spirit of the original novels and films.
Whether you’re a die-hard Bond fan or a newcomer to the franchise, these comics are well worth checking out.