Bookshelf: V #5

V #5 First Published June 1985 Published by DC Comics Inc. This is the last issue of the V comic I’ll be reviewing. I initially only planned on reviewing the first issue, which I did in February of 2009. I’ve mentioned before that I’m a big fan of the V franchise, which is why I’ve … Continue Reading →

Bookshelf: V #4

V #4 – “Alien Encounter!” First Published May 1985 Published by DC Comics Inc. At the end of issue #3, Mike Donovan, Juliet Parrish and other members of the resistance had convinced a small town to stop working with the Visitors. Meanwhile, Ham Tyler and Chris Farber are forcing a Visitor mercenary named Lorne to … Continue Reading →

Bookshelf: V – The Pursuit of Diana

V, The Pursuit of Diana By Allen Wold First Published December 1984 Published by Pinnacle Books 186 Pages Two weeks ago I wrote about the various novel and comic book tie-ins based on NBC’s V: The Miniseries and its various spin-offs. Today I’ll be reviewing the first novel to be set after the events of … Continue Reading →

Bookshelf: V Novels and Comic Books

An overview of the various tie-in novels and comics published in the 1980s connected to V: The Miniseries, V: The Final Battle and V: The Series. Continue Reading →

Bookshelf: V #3

V #3 – “Encounter” First Published April 1985 Published by DC Comics Inc. With ABC’s remake of V: The Series drawing 14.3 million viewers (and earning a 5.2 Nielsen rating in the coveted Adults 18-49 demographic) I decided to review another issue of DC’s comic book adaptation of NBC’s 1984-1985 version. Issue #3 came out … Continue Reading →

Bookshelf: V #2

V #2 – “The Town with No Shame” First Published in March 1985 Published by DC Comics Inc. At the end of the first issue of DC’s comic book based on V (I reviewed it back in February) Mike Donovan, Julie Parrish, Willie the Friendly Visitor and other members of the resistance had crashed in … Continue Reading →

Bookshelf: V #1

V #1 – “City on the Edge” First Published February 1984 Published by DC Comics Inc. A trio of trench coat wearing Visitors open fire in the Club Creole in an attempt to kill Mike Donovan, Julie Parrish, Ham Tyler and Chris Farber. Nobody is killed but a passing Visitor patrol decides to join in … Continue Reading →

New Version of “V” for ABC

I certainly wouldn’t call V (the miniseries) or its sequel V: The Final Battle obscure but before it was released on DVD I’m fairly sure V: The Series was at least partially an obscurity. That gives me the leeway I need to comment on the news that ABC has ordered a pilot for a new … Continue Reading →