The James Bond newspaper strip collection Nightbird
has finally been published in the US after being delayed from a March release. The collection includes the adventures Nightbird
, and Ape-of-Diamonds
. All three were written by Jim Lawrence with art by Yaroslav Horak. The stories were originally published in the Daily Express
from January 1976 to January 1977 and mark the last strips for the Daily Express
although both Lawrence and Horak as well as the original artist John McLusky teamed up again for syndicated Bond strips for the Sunday Express
throughout the remainder of the 70s and early 80s.