V For Vendetta

V For Vendetta
By Alan Moore (writer) and David Lloyd with Tony Weare, Steve Whitaker and Siobhan Dodds (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released 1990; hard cover edition originally released November, 2005

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 0930289528

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $29.95
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401207928

Synopsis from publisher for soft cover edition:
A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts. It’s a gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil.

Synopsis from publisher for hard cover edition:
One of the accomplishments that cemented Alan Moore’s reputation — now a major motion picture — returns in a stunning new edition. A terrifying portrait of totalitarianism and resistance superbly illustrated by artist David Lloyd, this edition includes everything from the VERTIGO trade paperback as well as a new 8-page section featuring early sketches and art by Lloyd.

Notes:

This publication reprints the V For Vendetta stories only from the Warrior anthology comic book series originally published by Quality Communications. The Warrior anthology was prematurely canceled. In 1988, DC Comics printed colored versions of the Warrior stories, and also concluded the story in the V For Vendetta comic book series. The colorized versions are contained in this publication. All material in this publication was written by Alan Moore and illustrated by David Lloyd with colors by Lloyd, Steve Whitacker and Siobhan Dodd. Additional art for three chapters was supplied by Tony Weare.

Reprints:

  1. V For Vendetta #1 (1988) [contains colorized versions of Warrior #1 (1982), Warrior #2 (1982), Warrior #3 (1982), Warrior #4 (1982)]
  2. V For Vendetta #2 (1988) [contains colorized versions of Warrior #5 (1982), Warrior #6 (1982), Warrior #7 (1982), Warrior #8 (1982)]
  3. V For Vendetta #3 (1988) [contains colorized versions of Warrior #9 (1983), Warrior #10 (1983), Warrior #11 (1983)]
  4. V For Vendetta #4 (1988) [contains colorized versions of Warrior #12 (1983), Warrior #13 (1983), Warrior #14 (1983), Warrior #15 (1983)]
  5. V For Vendetta #5 (1989) [contains colorized versions of Warrior #16 (1983), Warrior #18 (1984), Warrior #19 (1984), Warrior #21 (1984)]
  6. V For Vendetta #6 (1989) [contains colorized versions of Warrior #22 (1984), Warrior #23 (1984), Warrior #24 (1984), Warrior #25 (1984)]
  7. V For Vendetta #7 (1989) [contains colorized versions of Warrior #5 (1982) [second V For Vendetta story], Warrior #20 (1984), Warrior #26 (1984)]
  8. V For Vendetta #8 (1989)
  9. V For Vendetta #9 (1989)
  10. V For Vendetta #10 (1989)

Bonus Material:

  1. Foreword by David Lloyd
  2. Introduction by Alan Moore
  3. Sketches and artwork by David Lloyd [hard cover edition only]
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Posted on September 10, 2008, in DC Comics/Vertigo, Graphic Novel Database, Quality Communications, V For Vendetta, Warrior and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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