The Aston Martin DB5 is a British luxury car made by Aston Martin and designed by the Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera. First released in 1963, the DB5 is the best-known cinematic James Bond car, first appearing in the James Bond film Goldfinger. Since the film, the DB5 has become closely associated with the James Bond franchise and is considered to be the quintessential vehicle of the character, reappearing in subsequent films over the years. The James Bond film series is one of the longest continually-running film series in history, having been in on-going production from 1962 to the present. In that time Eon Productions has produced 24 films, with the 25th - "No Time to Die" releasing Spring 2020. With a combined gross of over $7 billion to date, the films produced by Eon constitute the fifth-highest-grossing film series. Six actors have portrayed 007 in the series, the latest being Daniel Craig.
Ben Robinson brings his pop-culture expertise to James Bond! Ben is best known as the man behind Eaglemosss Official Star Trek Starships collection, which in the last three years has become the largest and best-regarded collections of model Star Trek ships ever produced. He has been involved with Star Trek for 20 years. Ben was the launch editor of the huge Star Trek Fact Files reference work, which sold over 50 million units. Then he went on to edit the US Star Trek- The Magazine, which ran between 1999 and 2003. He has co-written two Haynes Manuals, the first featuring all seven Enterprises, and the second focusing on the Klingon Bird-of-Prey. Ben is particularly passionate about the writing, design, and visual effects behind the series. In the last two decades he has conducted extensive interviews with many of the most significant figures in the history of Star Trek from Dorothy Fontana and Matt Jefferies to Michael Piller, Ira Steven Behr, Ron D. Moore, and Bryan Fuller._