More Inside Vendetta
For those of you interested in the nuts and bolts of the creation of V, here's more of the blueprints. Some of this has seen print recently in Redeye 1.6 ( essential reading from Enginecomics.com ) but not all of it, or as close up. Below are the thumbnail sketches, decision-making compositional drafting stages of possible covers for V no. 6 from the original run of the DC series, before it was collected in graphic novel form - and then, below it, you'll see the final cover sketch before it was taken to completion.
And here are some frames from V in their pencil stages - I was never very good at producing clean pencils - and then their inked forms. There are very few copies around of these stages in the development of V pages. They were never copied for any useful continuing purpose, and so are scarce.
And now, if any of you ever wondered about what Evey was wearing at some stage in the proceedings and where she got it from, here's where her blouse came from...