Bond vs. Bond (Paperback)

Revised and Updated: The Many Faces of 007

By Paul Simpson

Race Point Publishing, 9781631066962, 208pp.

Publication Date: March 3, 2020

List Price: 21.99*
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Connery. Lazenby. Moore. Dalton. Brosnan. Craig.

Who is your favorite Bond? Whether you prefer Sean Connery to Roger Moore or Daniel Craig to Pierce Brosnan, you’ll find every incarnation of the debonair spy in this unofficial comprehensive guide. Revised and updated, this paperback edition of Bond vs. Bond includes the 2020 movie No Time to Die, along with speculation about the future of Bond, James Bond.

In Bond vs. Bond, author Paul Simpson delves into all the various ways Ian Fleming’s iconic British Secret Service agent—code name 007—has been interpreted through the years, from the books and movies to the guns and gadgets.

Discover the femme fatales who only appear in the movies but not the books; why Ian Fleming himself once described the Bond character as “ruthless and self-indulgent”; and much more. Loaded with interesting facts about the extraordinary history and continuing popularity of Bond, this is definitely a book that no fan should be without.

About the Author

Paul Simpson is the author of many books on pop culture, including the official books charting the making of Farscape, Smallville, and The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, as well as Bond vs. BondThe Bond Files, and a biography of Nicole Kidman. He edits the popular news and reviews website

Praise For Bond vs. Bond: Revised and Updated: The Many Faces of 007

"Simpson has done the series more than justice, and a must buy at this unjust time of year."

- The James Bond Dossier

"Simpson’s work again deftly walks the tightrope, combining accessible, fun information with a love for the source material and a result that should please long-term fans and more casual cinema-goers alike."
- Echo Chamber Online

"I guarantee that on multiple occasions you’ll say ‘I never knew that’ as you journey through this accessible and enthusiastic journey through all things Bond"
- Sci Fi Bulletin