James Bond is perhaps one of the most iconic films of all time. First created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, it started out as a novel, but then grew into other mediums including television and radio. But most famously, it has also spawned numerous films beginning in 1962, with the character portrayed by a range of actors throughout the years including Sir Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan, and Roger Craig.
This Saturday, the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco is hosting an event that will display the art of this legendary fictional character. Titled James Bond: The History of the Illustrated 007, is a discussion and slideshow of the James Bond comics and newspaper strips, that have occurred all around the world. It will feature special guest Alan J. Porter, author of the publication that bears the same name as this event, and hosted by Cartoon Art Museum chairman Ron Evans and comedian and cartoonist Mike Capozzola.
Highlights of this event will include a loof a vintage Bond memorabilia, virtual appearance via SKYPE with special guests, an opportunity to win prizes, Martinis (shaken, not stirred, as famously uttered by James Bond himself), and a silent auction of are Bond items.
The event begins at 7:30pm, and runs until 9:30. Tickets are $7, and can be pre-ordered through the website guestlistapp.com/events/231384.