James Bond 007 - A Silent Armageddon
||Acme Comics Ltd, Dark Horse Comics Inc,
Glidrose Publications Ltd
|| Issue #1 - March 1993
Issue #2 May 1993
Issue #3 - August 1993 *
Issue #4 October 1993 *
||John M. Burns
||John M. Burns
||Ellie de Ville
||Mr Lefleur, Tamao, Miss Gibson, Eddie
Byle, Erik Klebb
||Professor Jessica Penrose
||Terri Li, M, Miss Moneypenny, Felix Leiter
||Oxford, London, New York, Europe, Hong
Above: Promotional flyer for "A
Silent Armageddon" issue #1
Criminal organization Cerberus, is willing to kill anyone who
stands in their way of controlling Omega - a computer program
with the most valuable possession of all - a consciousness. Bond
must baby sit a computer genius and learn the secrets of her latest
development before Cerberus can attempt a second kidnapping.,
an attack on New York, and a final confrontation in cyberspace.
Above: Cover design for cancelled
Issue #1 - Death in virtual reality. Has Bond met
his match with Omega, a computer that has acquired the most
valuable possession of all -- consciousness? Bond turns
to help from a most unexpected source -- a thirteen-year-old
girl. James Bond 007: A Silent Armageddon takes Bond to
new dimensions of adventure.
Issue #2 - Omega, the most powerful computer
in the world, is the prize coveted by agents of CERBERUS
-- a prize they will kill to possess. With Omega under CERBERUS'
control, they will have access and control of a worldwide
communications system. What will Bond do to prevent this
silent coup, especially when Omega seems to be evolving
a consciousness of its own?
- Official Synopsis
Issue #3 - A deadly computer virus demonstrates
its lethal potential through automatic teller machines,
hospital equipment, and prison cell locks in New York City.
James Bond and Terri are determined to find out whether
the Omega computer program is responsible for the mayhem,
but the son of an old nemesis is even more determined to
see Bond dead!
Issue #4 - All hell breaks loose as Bond
attacks the heart of Cerberus' operation, deep beneath the
streets of Hong Kong's Hidden City. He must destroy the
ultimate computer virus, OMEGA, before Cerberus can use
it to destroy the world. And his only allies are a band
of untrustworthy mercenaries and a teenage girl!
This grittiest Bond adventure yet takes 007 into a new
universe of adventure, since to destroy OMEGA he has to
face death in the world of Virtual Reality.
Above: Cover design for cancelled Issue
SPECTRE were to play the part of the villainous organization behind
the operations, but Glidrose reportedly blocked their inclusion
- and Cerberus was born. Despite the completion of story and script
work, issue three was cancelled after the artwork allegedly arrived
six months after it's planned release date, and issue four was
Issues 3 and 4 would have moved from the attack on New York to
Europe, and in part four to beneath the streets of Hong Kong,
and eventually to Terri's birthplace in the hidden city. Bond's
final confrontation would have taken place in cyberspace, with
Terri assisting him as her vision of a Bond girl.
"Mister Bond and I have unfinished business"
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