James Bond
Felix Leiter finds himself in Japan, tracking down a beautiful, Russian spy from his past. But when the mission takes a turn for the worse, he will discover that there are more deadly schemes afoot in Tokyo and beyond! From a top-notch creative team starring James Robinson (Starman, Red Sonja) and Aaron Campbell (The Shadow, Uncanny) comes the Bond spin-off highlighting 007’s American counterpart, blending spy thrills with the dark alleys and darker deeds of crime fiction!This hardcover collects issues 1-6 of James Bond: Felix Leiter and features strikingly moody artwork, original never-before-seen character sketches, the full script to Issue One, and an interview with writer James Robinson!

James Bond Details

TitleJames Bond
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseNov 21st, 2017
PublisherDynamite Comics
ISBN-139781524104702
Rating
GenreSequential Art, Graphic Novels, Comics, Thriller, Fiction, Mystery Thriller, Comic Book

James Bond Review

  • Sam Quixote
    January 1, 1970
    James Bond’s cyborg buddy Felix Leiter is brought in by the Japanese Bond, Tiger Tanaka, to identify a beautiful (but deadly – of course) Russian spy. Things are never that simple though and Felix and Tiger soon find themselves wrapped up in a complex web of intrigue involving a death cult and North Korea!I’ve been quite impressed with Dynamite’s surprisingly good new James Bond comics. Felix Leiter is the latest spinoff and, while not as good as the others, it’s not bad either.Nothing about Jam James Bond’s cyborg buddy Felix Leiter is brought in by the Japanese Bond, Tiger Tanaka, to identify a beautiful (but deadly – of course) Russian spy. Things are never that simple though and Felix and Tiger soon find themselves wrapped up in a complex web of intrigue involving a death cult and North Korea!I’ve been quite impressed with Dynamite’s surprisingly good new James Bond comics. Felix Leiter is the latest spinoff and, while not as good as the others, it’s not bad either.Nothing about James Robinson’s story really stands out – it’s your standard espionage thriller that’s not especially thrilling. The usual beats are there – femme fatale, villainous organisation, goons, punch-ups, shoot-outs, etc. – with no surprises. Felix isn’t that unique a character either. He’s written as a bit of a klutz who idolises Bond - except he can easily handle all the obstacles thrown his way. Besides the half-assed attempt at giving him a distinctive character, he – and Tiger for that matter – is essentially Generic Action Man.That said, this is a perfectly readable comic – it’s just not that exciting or memorable. Aaron Campbell’s art though is outstanding and a lot of this book looks wonderful with Campbell capturing the beauty of the Far East.Felix Leiter is a fine companion piece to Dynamite’s James Bond line though I’d recommend Warren Ellis’ Eidolon and Andy Diggle’s Hammerhead for more entertaining Bond books over this.
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  • Chad
    January 1, 1970
    Felix Leiter teams up with the Japanese 007, Tiger Tanaka, to take the lead in his own miniseries from the folks at Dynamite. Felix is no longer a CIA agent, but now your washed up stereotypical private eye and cyborg. Tiger hires him to follow a Russian spy in Japan when a cult makes a nerve gas attack on Tokyo. The rest of the book is pretty straight forward as they track down the cult. The art and writing are solid but nothing special.Received an advance copy from Dynamite and NetGalley in re Felix Leiter teams up with the Japanese 007, Tiger Tanaka, to take the lead in his own miniseries from the folks at Dynamite. Felix is no longer a CIA agent, but now your washed up stereotypical private eye and cyborg. Tiger hires him to follow a Russian spy in Japan when a cult makes a nerve gas attack on Tokyo. The rest of the book is pretty straight forward as they track down the cult. The art and writing are solid but nothing special.Received an advance copy from Dynamite and NetGalley in return for an honest review.
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  • Steve
    January 1, 1970
    I received this from Edelweiss and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.Not bad, I guess. Not real good, either. The biggest issue I have with this volume is that the plot involved very little of actual searching for the bad guys: the extent was two panels doing "research" to find them. There were some humorous parts, but I'm not sure it fit into the overall plot of finding a biological terrorist targeting Tokyo.I'll probably keep reading this series; I do like the character of Felix Leite I received this from Edelweiss and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.Not bad, I guess. Not real good, either. The biggest issue I have with this volume is that the plot involved very little of actual searching for the bad guys: the extent was two panels doing "research" to find them. There were some humorous parts, but I'm not sure it fit into the overall plot of finding a biological terrorist targeting Tokyo.I'll probably keep reading this series; I do like the character of Felix Leiter, and he could be developed into something stronger than a comic foil to Bond's British seriousness.
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  • Tim
    January 1, 1970
    I received a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley to read and review.JAMES BOND: FELIX LEITER is the latest James Bond comic book from Dynamite Comics written by James Robinson and illustrated by Aaron Campbell, and features Felix Leiter, who has had a recurring role in the bond stories from the beginning, although previously in a supporting role.Felix is the main character in this one, and we find him sort of down on his luck having permanent disability and artificial limbs wi I received a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley to read and review.JAMES BOND: FELIX LEITER is the latest James Bond comic book from Dynamite Comics written by James Robinson and illustrated by Aaron Campbell, and features Felix Leiter, who has had a recurring role in the bond stories from the beginning, although previously in a supporting role.Felix is the main character in this one, and we find him sort of down on his luck having permanent disability and artificial limbs with special features that were gifts from Bond himself.Alena Davoff is a beautiful Russian agent whom he’s worked with in the past, and previously had a physical relationship with, also someone he’s never really gotten over as his feelings ran much deeper than hers. Seeing her through a window in a bar, he pursues her, and when they meet up she bests him in hand-to hand-combat, leaving Felix even more depressed.Tiger, an acquaintance from the past is a Japanese agent with a special skill-set who contacts Felix and invites him to look into a mass murder in a public place involving a suicide terrorist using biological warfare, and Felix being bored agrees very willingly to accompany him in the investigation.Action befitting a Bond story ensues with pursuit of the suspected man behind the killings, and of course they find the actual source is further up the food chain.Typical Bond espionage story done very well by both author and illustrator, and interviews at the end of the book are well done and give insight into the making of this one.Although I’m relatively inexperienced at reading comics as an adult, I’ve gained interest due to reviews by friend’s reviews at Goodreads. I recommend this as it appealed to me even though this category isn’t exactly in my wheelhouse, although I’m guessing those of you who read comics will find it a good one.4 stars.
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  • Mark
    January 1, 1970
    Too be honest Dynamite does serve the brand 007 well in their comics and I was not quite sure gow this particular title would be to read.This is Felix Leiter a very good friend of a certain James Bond who got him in trouble in the novel "Live and let die" and Felix ended up with less of an leg and an arm. Could no longer work for the CIA but did some excellent work with detective agencies that he occasionally works for the big services.The story from the comics in which Leiter is end to Japan be Too be honest Dynamite does serve the brand 007 well in their comics and I was not quite sure gow this particular title would be to read.This is Felix Leiter a very good friend of a certain James Bond who got him in trouble in the novel "Live and let die" and Felix ended up with less of an leg and an arm. Could no longer work for the CIA but did some excellent work with detective agencies that he occasionally works for the big services.The story from the comics in which Leiter is end to Japan because he is one of the only people who can point out an infamous female assassin, of course previous romance is included. When he gets there he finds himself in trouble because she seems to see him coming a long way of and almost kills him. This finds Leiter in the hands of Tiger Tanaka a major character in the Japanese Secret Police and Felix gets involved in a plot of incredible terrorism to strike at the heart of Japanese society.With this comic they have tried to give Felix Leiter his own story and his own feelings and emations. Ever since his meeting with the shark that cost him his limbs he has been plagued by doubt. In this story he finds out that Bond & Tanaka are a special breed of men that he is not but he brings a lot to table too which offers the likes of Bond & Tanaka the chance to do the jobs they are good at. A fairly decent comic in 6 parts, which is how I read it in the first place, as this complete book has yet to be released. A nice comic for mostly 007 aficionado's and well written. It makes you wonder what direction the next installment takes.
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  • Zohar - ManOfLaBook.com
    January 1, 1970
    James Bond: Felix Leiter by James Robinson (art by Aaron Campbell) is a spinoff the Bond comics taking his good friend, CIA agent Felix Leiter as the protagonist. This graphic novel collects six issues.CIA agent Felix Leiter is in Japan, being called in by his friend Tiger Tanaka, head of the service. Felix’s job is to track down a Russian spy he has known in the past. The spy, being of course a beautiful woman, is dangerous and mysterious as Felix knows all too well.I was excited from the first James Bond: Felix Leiter by James Robinson (art by Aaron Campbell) is a spinoff the Bond comics taking his good friend, CIA agent Felix Leiter as the protagonist. This graphic novel collects six issues.CIA agent Felix Leiter is in Japan, being called in by his friend Tiger Tanaka, head of the service. Felix’s job is to track down a Russian spy he has known in the past. The spy, being of course a beautiful woman, is dangerous and mysterious as Felix knows all too well.I was excited from the first time I head the plans to make a standalone Felix Leiter story. With all the trepidations and pre-judgements that came with the announcement, only one thought, and one thought only, was on my mind – about damn time!James Bond: Felix Leiter by James Robinson (art by Aaron Campbell) is an excellent, fast-paced opening installment to the series. With a wink and a nod towards Felix’s relationship with 007, the writer and artist created a solid launching pad for this comic.The story was exciting and fast-paced, which is a feat by itself since the book had to establish the character of Leiter as well as his surrounding universe. This is why I’m glad I read the graphic novel, the first issue is a bit slow but things start to pick up quickly in the second.But who am I kidding, I would have read the whole series regardless.I especially enjoyed the fact that it seems as if the creators of this graphic novel are either Bond fans and/or did their research really well. They threw in a few bones for us fans, as well as built on previous Bond comics and universe while introducing new and exciting characters.Bonus points for using Tiger Tanaka.For more reviews and bookish posts please visit: http://www.ManOfLaBook.com
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  • Craig
    January 1, 1970
    Good, though not great, companion piece to Dynamite's ongoing series of original James Bond graphic novels. This one focuses on Bond's friend Felix Leiter, formerly of the CIA and now a somewhat down-at-the-heels private detective. He's still got some CIA ties, though, and is called on to travel to Japan to assist another supporting character from the Bond universe, Tiger Tanaka (from You Only Live Twice). A Japanese suicide cult has apparently gotten ahold of some sort of bio-engineered virus t Good, though not great, companion piece to Dynamite's ongoing series of original James Bond graphic novels. This one focuses on Bond's friend Felix Leiter, formerly of the CIA and now a somewhat down-at-the-heels private detective. He's still got some CIA ties, though, and is called on to travel to Japan to assist another supporting character from the Bond universe, Tiger Tanaka (from You Only Live Twice). A Japanese suicide cult has apparently gotten ahold of some sort of bio-engineered virus that turns people into walking suicide bombs and it isn't clear if the plot has its origins in North Korea or the old Soviet Union. Serviceable art and a less than compelling story make this a very readable, but ultimately rather forgettable story.
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  • Paul Franco
    January 1, 1970
    A post-shark-encounter Leiter is in Tokyo, working for the Japanese to identify an old enemy/colleague/lover who’s off the grid. There’s a flashback with Bond, and then we find out why Tiger didn’t keep his end of the bargain in helping to catch his gorgeous adversary.“You had me at ‘Not the French.’”About halfway there’s a major plot twist that, quite frankly, was easy enough to guess. Though the story doesn’t actually end in a cliffhanger, there’s enough left unresolved that you’d certainly ex A post-shark-encounter Leiter is in Tokyo, working for the Japanese to identify an old enemy/colleague/lover who’s off the grid. There’s a flashback with Bond, and then we find out why Tiger didn’t keep his end of the bargain in helping to catch his gorgeous adversary.“You had me at ‘Not the French.’”About halfway there’s a major plot twist that, quite frankly, was easy enough to guess. Though the story doesn’t actually end in a cliffhanger, there’s enough left unresolved that you’d certainly expect a sequel, especially when there’s a character like Alena to write about.Tight hands and sphincters are a necessity when you’re pretending to be James Bond.Too bad the writer made what was a proud character such an idiot, as he admits plenty of times. Then there’s the serious inferiority complex. It’s one thing to make the protagonist complicated, quite another to make him seem like a butt monkey.Brightly painted poppy fields are a sharp contrast from Tokyo, which has a Blade Runner vibe. . . or maybe it’s all the rain. Florida is also brightly lit, but Helsinki looks like an impressionist painting.There a whopping 35 pages of extras! Variant covers, author interview, and what looks to be the entire script of the first chapter.
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  • Cale
    January 1, 1970
    This focus on Felix Leiter aims for a less action-packed plot with more intrigue and information (and detective work), although there are still a couple of big action sequences, usually involving Tiger Tanaka, who Felix is assisting in an investigation in Japan. There's some intrigue, a cult with previously unknown chemical attack capabilities, and a mysterious woman from Felix's past. Felix himself is the worse for wear, with a prosthetic arm and leg that slow him down a bit. The art is very go This focus on Felix Leiter aims for a less action-packed plot with more intrigue and information (and detective work), although there are still a couple of big action sequences, usually involving Tiger Tanaka, who Felix is assisting in an investigation in Japan. There's some intrigue, a cult with previously unknown chemical attack capabilities, and a mysterious woman from Felix's past. Felix himself is the worse for wear, with a prosthetic arm and leg that slow him down a bit. The art is very good, with some very memorable sequences. The story works, but isn't particularly memorable - it feels like a James Bond spy story, albeit with very little of Bond in it. Felix doesn't have an excess of personality here; he's kind of channeling a Raymond Chandler noir-ish detective feel, just in a modern and foreign environment. There's some resolution but not a whole lot; there's definitely more places for the story to go. I wouldn't mind reading more, but I don't think I'd go out of my way for it.
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  • Steve
    January 1, 1970
    Felix is called to Japan to help Tiger Tanaka identify a Russian spy few others have seen, and he ends up helping Tanaka with a deadly biological attack in Japan. This is a Felix Leiter based on the book version that has left the CIA and is now a private investigator and consultant, feeling less sure of himself even with new prosthetic arm and leg provided by Bond early in the story. Felix is constantly unsure of himself but comparing yourself to James Bond and Tiger Tanaka would do that for alm Felix is called to Japan to help Tiger Tanaka identify a Russian spy few others have seen, and he ends up helping Tanaka with a deadly biological attack in Japan. This is a Felix Leiter based on the book version that has left the CIA and is now a private investigator and consultant, feeling less sure of himself even with new prosthetic arm and leg provided by Bond early in the story. Felix is constantly unsure of himself but comparing yourself to James Bond and Tiger Tanaka would do that for almost anybody. The artwork does a good job of conveying the mood and location of the story whether on a crowded Tokyo street or the vastness of the ocean at night, in a cinematic style that works well with the plot
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  • Josh
    January 1, 1970
    *Received an advance copy from NetGalley*I would say that this title has been my favorite out of the recent run of Bond and Bond-related comics. Giving Felix center stage, we are offered a slightly different type of story. While still providing all the action and attitude of a typical Bond-like adventure, Felix takes a less self-assured stance on events. He is not James Bond and he knows this. He is more caution at moments and more doubtful of his own abilities, while still rising to the challen *Received an advance copy from NetGalley*I would say that this title has been my favorite out of the recent run of Bond and Bond-related comics. Giving Felix center stage, we are offered a slightly different type of story. While still providing all the action and attitude of a typical Bond-like adventure, Felix takes a less self-assured stance on events. He is not James Bond and he knows this. He is more caution at moments and more doubtful of his own abilities, while still rising to the challenges he is faced with. Effectively plotted and intriguing, this volume brings some refreshing differences to the franchise while still delivering everything that long-time fans expect.
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  • Kristine
    January 1, 1970
    James Bond: Felix Leiter by James Robinson et. al. is a free NetGalley e-comicbook that I read in late September.Felix Leiter, a compatriot of James Bond and Japanese agent Tiger Tanaka with a technically advanced arm & leg, is sent to Japan to check on his former flame, Alena Davidoff, and to find a group of hardhearted salarymen who are bent on killing Tokyo's subway riders with sarin gas. A lot of time is spent with Felix musing over the past and present in squared-off narration, but what James Bond: Felix Leiter by James Robinson et. al. is a free NetGalley e-comicbook that I read in late September.Felix Leiter, a compatriot of James Bond and Japanese agent Tiger Tanaka with a technically advanced arm & leg, is sent to Japan to check on his former flame, Alena Davidoff, and to find a group of hardhearted salarymen who are bent on killing Tokyo's subway riders with sarin gas. A lot of time is spent with Felix musing over the past and present in squared-off narration, but what really makes this comic distinctive is its use of pencil shading to, say, create the trajectory of rain or the worrisome crease of a wrinkle.
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  • Shane Perry
    January 1, 1970
    Now THIS is the kind of Bond story I love. Like a lot of Fleming’s great stuff, this one doesn’t even have Bond in it (minus one flashback)! James Robinson delves into the world of Felix Leiter perfectly, making the character more fleshed out. This feels like something Fleming could have written, which is the highest praise I can give. Love seeing the Japanese version of Bond and how Felix compares himself to his fellow spies. Aaron Campbell’s art is probably the best of all the Dynamite Bond bo Now THIS is the kind of Bond story I love. Like a lot of Fleming’s great stuff, this one doesn’t even have Bond in it (minus one flashback)! James Robinson delves into the world of Felix Leiter perfectly, making the character more fleshed out. This feels like something Fleming could have written, which is the highest praise I can give. Love seeing the Japanese version of Bond and how Felix compares himself to his fellow spies. Aaron Campbell’s art is probably the best of all the Dynamite Bond books so far. While this story wraps up a bit too quickly, the ending of this threw me for a loop and has me demanding more of this comic.
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  • Nicola Mansfield
    January 1, 1970
    A good spy story! This is not a James Bond book, though he does make a couple of brief cameos, rather one set in the Bond Universe where SPECTRE are the bad guys. The main character of this book is James' friend Felix Leiter, ex CIA, missing half an arm and half a leg, now working as an independent contractor. The story involves a Japanese cult trying to start a war between Japan and North Korea. It looks like they are in cahoots with either North Korea or Russia, but you'll have to read more to A good spy story! This is not a James Bond book, though he does make a couple of brief cameos, rather one set in the Bond Universe where SPECTRE are the bad guys. The main character of this book is James' friend Felix Leiter, ex CIA, missing half an arm and half a leg, now working as an independent contractor. The story involves a Japanese cult trying to start a war between Japan and North Korea. It looks like they are in cahoots with either North Korea or Russia, but you'll have to read more to find out! Good pacing and a good read.
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  • Ron
    January 1, 1970
    Felix Leiter had what he thought was a simple job in Japan - identify a former Russian agent. But he was made and beat up when back-up did not show. Tiger, his Japanese contact had failed to show due to a mass killing outside a government building. The question them becomes what role did the Russian agent have in enabling the Japanese cult to make suicide weapons out of their members? Plenty of action in the Bond style but done by Felix who tries to use brain over brawn. A different perspective Felix Leiter had what he thought was a simple job in Japan - identify a former Russian agent. But he was made and beat up when back-up did not show. Tiger, his Japanese contact had failed to show due to a mass killing outside a government building. The question them becomes what role did the Russian agent have in enabling the Japanese cult to make suicide weapons out of their members? Plenty of action in the Bond style but done by Felix who tries to use brain over brawn. A different perspective on the Bond universe.
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  • J.D. Dehart
    January 1, 1970
    I am tempted to begin this review with the phrase Leiter, Felix Leiter, but will avoid doing so. As a Bond fan, I found this to be an enjoyable entry in the series and in the larger Bond universe. There is much that can be explored with the Felix Leiter character.Classic Bond elements are here, including intense action sequences and suspense, but the tropes have been respun into a bit of a new approach. This title would likely appeal to espionage and spy readers, comic book and graphic novel fan I am tempted to begin this review with the phrase Leiter, Felix Leiter, but will avoid doing so. As a Bond fan, I found this to be an enjoyable entry in the series and in the larger Bond universe. There is much that can be explored with the Felix Leiter character.Classic Bond elements are here, including intense action sequences and suspense, but the tropes have been respun into a bit of a new approach. This title would likely appeal to espionage and spy readers, comic book and graphic novel fans, and those of us who enjoy a good Bond (universe) story.
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  • Paul Fuhr
    January 1, 1970
    Felix Leiter finally gets his own solo adventure (albeit in graphic novel form). Set in Japan and co-starring Tiger Tanaka, it’s moody and at times mournful given everything the former CIA agent has lost. This Leiter is broken and living in the shadow of 007, not to mention frustrating Tanaka by oversleeping and dropping his weapon at a key moment. But the simple story has some interesting twists and turns along the way (not to mention some intriguing art choices) and, if anything, it’s as close Felix Leiter finally gets his own solo adventure (albeit in graphic novel form). Set in Japan and co-starring Tiger Tanaka, it’s moody and at times mournful given everything the former CIA agent has lost. This Leiter is broken and living in the shadow of 007, not to mention frustrating Tanaka by oversleeping and dropping his weapon at a key moment. But the simple story has some interesting twists and turns along the way (not to mention some intriguing art choices) and, if anything, it’s as close as a character study as contemporary James Bond literature is going to get.
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  • Dakota Morgan
    January 1, 1970
    A good but not great entry in the James Bond series. Felix traipses around Japan with the far superior Tiger Tanaka, first tracking a potential Russian agent, then trying to crack a terrorist cell where the agents turn to poisonous dust. The action is splendid, if a bit hard to follow - Aaron Campbell's art gets murky at times, spoiled by too many shadows. We don't learn much about Felix by the end, but that's kind of the point with James Bond tales, right? Action, adventure, and not too much de A good but not great entry in the James Bond series. Felix traipses around Japan with the far superior Tiger Tanaka, first tracking a potential Russian agent, then trying to crack a terrorist cell where the agents turn to poisonous dust. The action is splendid, if a bit hard to follow - Aaron Campbell's art gets murky at times, spoiled by too many shadows. We don't learn much about Felix by the end, but that's kind of the point with James Bond tales, right? Action, adventure, and not too much depth.
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  • Dennis Lynch
    January 1, 1970
    Another 007 graphic novel, focusing on his contact and friend in the CIA
  • Elliot Huxtable
    January 1, 1970
    Fun and different adventure from Dynamite's Bond series.
  • Brian
    January 1, 1970
    good to see this 'minor' character get some front & center time
  • Online Eccentric Librarian
    January 1, 1970
    More reviews (and no fluff) on the blog http://surrealtalvi.wordpress.com/ This was definitely my favorite of Dynamite's excellent James Bond series of graphic novels. Ex CIA Felix Leiter was always one of the more intriguing of Fleming's deuteragonists and here he is in all his rumpled and unshaven American glory. Robinson sets Leiter apart from Bond by not giving him the swagger and uber-confidence of the British 00 agents; it may throw off some readers to see a self deprecating super spy but More reviews (and no fluff) on the blog http://surrealtalvi.wordpress.com/ This was definitely my favorite of Dynamite's excellent James Bond series of graphic novels. Ex CIA Felix Leiter was always one of the more intriguing of Fleming's deuteragonists and here he is in all his rumpled and unshaven American glory. Robinson sets Leiter apart from Bond by not giving him the swagger and uber-confidence of the British 00 agents; it may throw off some readers to see a self deprecating super spy but makes perfect sense considering Leiter's current situation as a private detective with missing limbs thanks to Fleming's shark attack.Story: Felix is brought to Tokyo to track down a rogue Russian spy - one with whom he has an intimate history. But in tracking Alena Davoff, he becomes embroiled in a bigger problem: a Japanese cult whose members are biological bombs capable of killing hundreds. Along with Tiger Tanaka, he will work to find out who is behind the cult and the mass killings.Robinson has done an excellent job of bringing Bond lore to fruition in a modern age. From Tiger Tanaka (last seen in You Only Live Twice) as Japan's Bond counterpart to Ivan Kraft, the Russian version. In all, we get a Bond from several countries and each has their own unique culture and flavor. It makes sense in a really smart way to contrast the stiff upper lip confidence of the Brits verses the world of honor and frustration of the Japanese, the American scruffiness and seat-of-the-pants actions, and the quiet fatality of the Russians. It made for a fascinating mix.I think some readers will be put off by Leiter's lack of initiative - most of the hard action is done by someone else with Felix assisting. It makes sense considering Felix is a free agent and not backed by any government. It was a pleasure reading a book where the protagonist can assist the action rather than having to be core of it. E.g., a whole scene where Tiger Tanaka goes to town taking down North Korean terrorists while Leiter quietly takes a different route behind him. The whole point is that by doing things differently, he gets a different picture of the event and therefore provides highly useful services in intelligence instead. He is, after all, now a private detective and his skill set is observation and not physical battles as with Bond or Tanaka.The art is excellent and the story flows smoothly. Our antagonist, Alena Davoff, is interesting and fortunately not too much of a cliche. I appreciated, especially in this day and age of powerful men sex scandals, that Leiter was the prey, albeit perhaps a willing one. I contrast this with recently published James Bond: Black Box where Bond's sexual appetites feel predatory.In all, this is why I read graphic novels - to enjoy the action, adventure and excellent storytelling. James Bond: Felix Leiter is an intelligent transition of the character to the modern age but with all the Fleming inspirations intact. I greatly look forward to more stories of Leiter and Alena. Reviewed from an advance reader copy provided by the publisher.
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