James Bond: Casino Royale #1
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James Bond: Casino Royale #1

Writer: Ian Fleming, Van Jensen Artist: Dennis Calero Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: April 11, 2018 Cover Price: $24.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Ian Fleming's literary debut of British Secret Service agent 007 is stylishly adapted to the sequential art medium by Van Jensen and Matt Southworth in the official James Bond: Casino Royale graphic novel. Sent to a French casino in Royale-les-Eaux, Bond aims to eliminate the threat of the deadly Le Chiffre by bankrupting the ruthless SMERSH operative at the baccarat table.

  • 10
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Jul 29, 2018

    Wholly absent of all the quips, gadgets, the girls that the James Bond franchise has become known for, Dynamite's adaption of Casino Royale is a fascinating look at the Bond that started it all! Read Full Review

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    Comicosity - Keith Callbeck Apr 11, 2018

    A note for those sensitive to 'problematic material' " this graphic novel series is attempting to be a very loyal adaptation of the Bond novels and so includes text and situations that would never make it to the page today. When the choice comes down to verisimilitude versus current sensibilities, the weight is firmly on the former. Vesper may have gained a grudging respect from this Ur-Bond, but he still believed firmly that "women were for recreation." Read Full Review

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