Alan was recently invited back to join the Rogue Agents crew to discuss the excellent Dynamite Comics one-shot Solstice by the talented Ibrahim Moustafa. So what did the crew think of this Christmas special Bond comics story? – Tune in to find out.
We are delighted to announce that THE JAMES BOND LEXICON book is now on-sale, and is available from global Amazon websites (with more online outlets to follow). – A full list can be found on the “Our Bond Books” page.
- Publisher : White Rocket Books (April 6, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 453 pages
- ISBN-13 : 979-8593696571
- Dimensions : 8.5 x 1.03 x 11 inches
“Jaw-droppingly thorough!” – The James Bond Complex
“An essential Bond reference” – Bond and Banter
Alan and Jarrod revisit the Bond soundtracks as we discuss the work of the ninth Bond composer, Thomas Newman, and Adele’s award-winning theme song. Join us for another fun discussion on the music of Bond. Tune in here.
Almost a decade since we started working on it, it’s great to hold the first print advance copy of The James Bond Lexicon in our hands.
We want to give special shout out to the various people who helped make this a reality:
– Rich Handley for helping kick off the project and his continued support.
– Van Allen Plexico for helping us get to the finish line and for stepping into the role of publisher through his White Rocket Books imprint.
– Pat Carbajal for the amazing illustrations.
– Arnold T. Blumberg – for the great job on the interior design and layout.
– Brad Frank – for his first reader insights and suggestions.
This was a real team effort.
And today we can announce that the ON SALE DATE WILL BE APRIL 6th
In the latest episode of the Bond Music: Six of the Best series Jarrod and Alan infiltrate a secret meeting at the opera to discuss the soundtrack from QUANTUM OF SOLACE (or is that “Something of Boris”?) – Does David Arnold depart on a high note? Will there be a new record for shortest track? Will Alan get out of the boot? — Tune in & find out!
In the latest Bond Music; Six of the Best episode we move on to the Daniel Craig era as Jarrod and Alan discuss David Arnold’s score for CASINO ROYALE. David Arnold slows things down for a this reboot of the franchise. Is it too slow? Does it need more Barry? Is it just Barry enough? — Tune in & find out!
As a thank you for the folks that visit the James Bond Lexicon site on a regular basis, here’s an early look at the cover for the upcoming James Bond Lexicon book, currently scheduled for release in April 2021.
On the latest episode of the On Her Majesty;s Secret Podcast Van and Alan take a look at half a dozen of Roger Moore’s non-Bond movie outings, plus a discussion of his early pre-Bond TV career.
The movies we covered included:
- The Fiction Makers
- The Man Who Haunted Himself
- The Wild Geese
- Escape From Athena
- ffolkes (aka North Sea Hijack)
- Cannonball Run
And Alan tells the story of why he doesn’t remember meeting Sir Roger. – Check it out here.
The latest Bond Music: Six of the Best episode’s session is all about DIE ANOTHER DAY. It’s not a fan-favorite film in the Bond community, but is the soundtrack shaky as well? How about that Madonna tune – club jam awesomeness?…good Bond song?…. And just where did Jarrod get his CD from? — Tune in & find out!
The latest episode of Bond Music: Six of the Best is all about THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH. Alan has the lead on this episode. The lads will provide factoids and discussion on the main title song, 6 of their favorite tracks (hence the title of the podcast), and a bonus remix…maybe more!
How will the 2nd Arnold soundtrack compare to his first? What do the Wonder Twins have to do with it? And what is Alan doing with a fake, wooden laptop? — Tune in & find out!