EON, producers of the "James Bond" movies "...would love to explore other corners of the 'Bond' franchise" including a spin-off following US 'CIA' agent "Felix Leiter":
Dynamite Entertainment's "James Bond: Felix Leiter" #1, highlighting the CIA American counterpart of 'James Bond', is written by James Robinson and illustrated by Aaron Campbell, with covers by Mike Perkins and Gabriel Hardman.
"...this 'James Bond' spin-off highlighting the '007' American counterpart, finds 'Felix Leiter' 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..."
Created by Ian Fleming, Leiter is an operative for the 'CIA' and close friend of 'James Bond'. But after losing a leg and his hand to a shark attack, Leiter joined the 'Pinkerton Detective Agency'.
The Leiter character has appeared in numerous Bond features, portrayed by actors Jack Lord, Cec Linder, Rik Van Nutter, Norman Burton, David Hedison, John Terry and Jeffrey Wright.
Dynamite Entertainment's "James Bond: Black Box" #3, is written by Ben Percy and illustrated by Rapha Lobosco, with covers by Lobosco, Dom Reardon and Patrick Zircher.
"...a tech mogul with 'Yakuza' ties has dispatched the unforgettable henchman, 'No Name', to dispose of everyone's favorite secret agent. And 'James Bond' doesn't know who to trust. Then, a mysterious assassin seems to be helping him, while 'Felix Leiter' appears to be tailing him..."
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