James Bond 007 #[12] - The Phoenix Project
(February 2007)

Titan, 2004 Series
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Price
12.99 GBP; 19.95 USD; 22.95 CAD
Pages
124
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On-sale Date
2007-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Titan Books
Brand
Titan Books 2
ISBN
978-1-84576-312-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781845763121
Editing
James Wheatley; Matthias Garretway; James Page

THE PHOENIX PROJECT (Table of Contents)

James Bond / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Yaroslav Horak
Inks
Yaroslav Horak

Genre
spy

Midas Touch (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tania Mallett

Indexer Notes

Introduction by actress and model Tania Mallett, who played Tilly Soames / Tilly Masterson in GOLDFINGER (1964). She discusses the chaotic premiere of the film, as well as a road accident that occurred while shooting.

Fatal Beauties (Table of Contents: 2)

The Bond Girls In Comics / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
James Wheatley; Matthias Garretway; James Page
Pencils
John McLusky; Yaroslav Horak
Inks
John McLusky; Yaroslav Horak

Indexer Notes

Part 2. Article on the women who've appeared in the 007 newspaper strip, covering Lisl Baum (RISICO), Mary Ann Russell / Agent 765 (A VIEW TO A KILL), Judy Havelock (FOR YOUR EYES ONLY), Comtesse Teresa ('Tracy') Di Vicenzo & Ruby Windsor (ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE), Kissy Suzuki (YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE), Chitra 'Taj' Mahal & Mary Goodnight (THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN), 'Trigger' (THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS), Trudi Oberhauser (OCTOPUSSY), Liz Krest & Nyla Larsen (THE HILDEBRAND RARITY), and Rona Vail & Vivienne Michel (THE SPY WHO LOVED ME).

The Phoenix Project (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Wheatley; Matthias Garretway; James Page

THE PHOENIX PROJECT (Table of Contents: 4)

James Bond / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Lawrence
Pencils
Yaroslav Horak
Inks
Yaroslav Horak
Letters
Yaroslav Horak

Genre
spy
Characters
Margo Arden (secretary); Tom Thorp (Security Chief, H.M. Defence Research Laboratories); Dr. Gray (staff doctor); George Ness (Naval weapons dept., alias Nelson Gregg, fake psychiatrist); Dr. Hendrix Barr (research scientist); James Bond; M; Miss Moneypenny; Ogle (tour guide); Kazim (arms broker, head of spy network); Hafford (MI-6, Istanbul); Mirza (driver); Jack Donner ("Tex"); Jenny Starbuck; Selim (thug)
Synopsis
A secretary's premonitions turns out to be the result of brainwashing, part of a plot by Kazim, a crooked arms broker, to steal a top-secret protective suit of armor. In Istanbul, Bond tracks down Kazim, who's also pursued by Texans Jack Donner & Jenny Starbuck, who are trying to clear her father for an earlier crime Kazim framed him for.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story #33. Once again Titan Books have jumped around, skipping stories #30-32.

The Black Ruby Caper (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Wheatley; Matthias Garretway; James Page

THE BLACK RUBY CAPER (Table of Contents: 6)

James Bond / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Lawrence
Pencils
Yaroslav Horak
Inks
Yaroslav Horak
Letters
Yaroslav Horak

Genre
spy
Characters
Roanne Dreux; James Bond; Suzi Kew (MI-6); Frau Ilse Kreuzner (housekeeper); Herr Rubin ("Mister Ruby", head of The Rubaiyat, spy ring); Gunter (bodyguard); Miss Moneypenny; Bill Tanner; Damara Carver (model); Jack Nguvu (MI-6, Accra, Ghana); Schaal (Rubaiyat agent); Roscoe Carver (sculpter)
Synopsis
Bond resorts to blackmail & kidnapping of Ilse Kreuzner, in order to get the goods on her lover, "Mister Ruby". Bond teams with Damara Carver to help find her father, a sculptor whose work, unknown to him, is part of an assassination plot by Ruby and his spy ring, The Rubaiyat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story #34. Nudity throughout. 2nd appearance of Suzy Kew. Damara Carver no relation to Rosie Carver, double-agent in the film LIVE AND LET DIE (1973).

Till Death Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Wheatley; Matthias Garretway; James Page

TILL DEATH DO US PART (Table of Contents: 8)

James Bond / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Lawrence
Pencils
Yaroslav Horak
Inks
Yaroslav Horak
Letters
Yaroslav Horak

Genre
spy
Characters
Arda Petrich (daughter of deceased defector); Stefan Radomir (Bulgarian Secret Police); James Bond; Vlad (bodyguard); M; Miss Moneypenny; Bill Tanner; Onyegin (KGB)
Synopsis
For the 2nd mission in a row, Bond kidnaps a woman from her lover's house. This time it's Arda Petrich, whose late father defected from the East to work for MI-6. Her lover Stephan Radomir, unknown to her, is planning to sell her to the KGB for information she knows.
Reprints
  • from THE DAILY EXPRESS (July 17, 1975-October 14, 1975)

Indexer Notes

Story #35. Nudity throughout. The extended chase involving a bizarre-looking Q-Branch vehicle, somewhat reflects the tone of the then-recent Roger Moore films, LIVE AND LET DIE and THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1973, 1974).

The Torch-Time Affair (Table of Contents: 9)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Wheatley; Matthias Garretway; James Page

THE TORCH-TIME AFFAIR (Table of Contents: 10)

James Bond / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Lawrence
Pencils
Yaroslav Horak
Inks
Yaroslav Horak
Letters
Yaroslav Horak

Genre
spy
Characters
James Bond; Carmen Perez (artist's model, Espada agent); Tim Hurst (artist); Ricardo Auza (gigolo, SMERSH agent); Mrs. Natalie Buckner; Suzy Kew (MI-6)
Synopsis
A message luring him to the beach at night and a woman buried up to her neck in the sand finds Bond caught between 2 rival spy networks, SMERSH and ESPADA, both vying to get their hands on secret info code-named "Torch-Time", a plot for Latin-America subversion.
Reprints
  • from THE DAILY EXPRESS (October 15, 1975-January 15, 1976)

Indexer Notes

Story #36. Nudity throughout. 3rd appearance of Suzy Kew.

The Complete James Bond Syndicated Newspaper Checklist (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

covers 1958-1983

Nobody Does It Better... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

James Bond 007 Will Return... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. THE PHOENIX PROJECT
    James Bond
  2. 1. Midas Touch
  3. 2. Fatal Beauties
    The Bond Girls In Comics
  4. 3. The Phoenix Project
  5. 4. THE PHOENIX PROJECT
    James Bond
  6. 5. The Black Ruby Caper
  7. 6. THE BLACK RUBY CAPER
    James Bond
  8. 7. Till Death Do Us Part
  9. 8. TILL DEATH DO US PART
    James Bond
  10. 9. The Torch-Time Affair
  11. 10. THE TORCH-TIME AFFAIR
    James Bond
  12. 11. The Complete James Bond Syndicated Newspaper Checklist
  13. 12. Nobody Does It Better...
  14. 13. James Bond 007 Will Return...
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