The third six-part instalment of the James Bond comic book series by Dynamite Entertainment has just been announced – Hammerhead. The 007 comic book series is gaining moment now as the second six-part instalment of the 007 comics, Eidolon, is underway and a new Casino Royale graphic novel just been announced for release later this year.
James Bond: Hammerhead be written by Andy Diggle and illustrated by Luca Casalanguida. It features covers by Francesco Francavilla, Robert Hack and Ron Salas.
In Hammerhead #1, Bond is assigned to hunt down and eliminate Kraken, a radical anti-capitalist who has targeted Britain’s newly-upgraded nuclear arsenal. But all is not as it seems. Hidden forces are plotting to rebuild the faded glory of the once-mighty British Empire, and retake by force what was consigned to history. 007 is a cog in their deadly machine – but is he an agent of change, or an agent of the status quo? Loyalties will be broken, allegiances challenged. But in an ever-changing world, there’s one man you can rely on: Bond. James Bond.
The first issue of James Bond: Hammerhead is due for release in October 2016.