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"The blunt instrument of British foreign policy. That’s the key to Bond. A walking weapon and a psychologist’s nightmare, living high on casino winnings and existing as the walking wounded, a mass of scars and losses, operating as the gun of a diminished and prideful country." -- Warren Ellis

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"This stable of characters, having fallen into the public domain, have had a string of revivals over the years. But I found this odd group of properties strangely fascinating since I tripped over them doing research in the 90s. They had that patina of genuine pulp peculiarity that I associate with the superhero comics of that era." -- Warren Ellis

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'He has all the vices that the film Bond is no longer allowed, and none of the gimmicks and showy quirks that defines the film Bond. The "real" Bond becomes more different the deeper you go into the details -- Fleming lived in the details, relished them.

'He's a bourbon drinker, for instance -- he doesn't drink the Vesper after "Casino Royale," for what I would think were absurdly obvious reasons. His dress sense is different. His reluctance, and his mental and physical scar tissue, is palpable on the page. He is just so much richer. And substantially more evil.'
-- Warren Ellis

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"Honestly, all I really did with Moon Knight was boil the character back down to all the elements and traits that mattered. Karnak was even simpler." -- Warren Ellis

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