New release: Dynamite continues their line of James Bond comic books this week with a new story arc title. James Bond Black Box #1 hits comic shops on Wednesday, March 1st with a variety of variant cover designs. From the press release: "Black Box Part One - Whiteout. The next epic adventure for 007 kicks off in the snowbound French Alps, where Bond finds himself in the crosshairs of an assassin who targets other assassins. This is the first puzzle piece in a larger adrenaline-fueled mystery that will send Bond across the globe to investigate a digital breach that threatens global security." The comic is being written by Ben Percy, who told NewsaRama: "When I was a kid, my father and I would watch - over and over again - the Bond marathons on TBS. When I was in high school, I took a career test and wrote 'spy' as my dream job. When I was in college, I signed up for an espionage novel course and fell in love with Fleming's books. The first drink I ordered was a vodka martini - shaken, not stirred - though I now stay true to the novels and favor bourbon. And over the past few months, I've followed the Warren Ellis run at Dynamite with admiration and jealousy. Bond is ingrained in me, a character who has centrally influenced my life and sense of story. I love the legendary, exquisitely cool 007 franchise and I couldn't be more excited to thrill readers with exotic locales, nifty gadgets, colorful villains, dangerous seductions, and wildly orchestrated action set-pieces. Cue the theme music." Check your local shops. More info here. Enjoy!
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