James Bond and Popular Culture

James Bond and Popular Culture: Essays on the Influence of the Fictional Superspy
  is now out and is a title from McFarland & Company. Other books in the field talk about James Bond, his identity and his representation in society, however this book studies the result of literary and filmic Bond's influence in popular culture over the past 50 plus years. I have edited fourteen original essays which delve into five areas of influence: film, television, literature, lifestyle (emphasis on fashion and home decor), and the Bond personae re-interpreted. As one of the longest running spy franchises and most recognizable fictional spies in contemporary society today, each essay explores and analyzes the impact the Bond phenomenon has inspired, which includes Doctor Who (during Jon Pertwee's era), Archer, Matt Kindt's comic book series Mind MGMT, Japan's Nakano Spy School films, the 1960s Italian Eurospy, and the recent 007 Legends video game. 

Texas Tech University Associate Library Robert G. Weiner has written the foreword. He is the author and editor of several popular culture books including Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom, James Bond in World and Popular Culture: The Films are Not Enough, and Cinema Inferno: Celluloid Explosions from the Cultural Margins. Two-time winner of the Hollywood Music in Media Best Blues Award as well as several other music honors, Trevor Sewell has written the Afterword. This musician, composer, and record producer also serves as a senior lecturer at Northumbria University Newcastle. 
 
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Pre-orders are being taken at the publisher, McFarland & Company, or any of the retailers below:
 
Foyles (UK)
LovelyBooks (Germany)
Hugendubel (Germany)
 
And, read what people are saying about their chapters and/or the book in general:
 
Tim Greaves of Cinema Retro - Book Review: James Bond in Popular Culture (April 9, 2015)
Greg Jameson of Entertainment Focus - Michele Brittany - James Bond and Popular Culture review (December 23, 2014)
Joshua Desjardins of Fanboy Comics - James Bond and Popular Culture Book Review (December 17, 2014)
K. A. Laity - Out Now: James Bond & Popular Culture (November 6, 2014) 
Hannah Means Shannon, Bleeding Cool - Bigger Than An Atom Bomb - Chaos In Mind MGMT Vol. 3 (September 3, 2014)
Edward Biddulph, James Bond memes - Book Review: James Bond and Popular Culture (August 7, 2014)
Nicholas Diak - Italian Eurospy Films (n.d.)