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Date published/released: 

1982 to 1989

Publication Information: 

Quality Communications (UK), Vertigo (US), Delcourt (France)

The image of V escaping the fire at Larkhill in the The Wachowskis' V for Vendetta (2006) is very similar to Blake's images of Orc from the Illuminated Works (cf. Urizen plate 16; America plate 12), and an almost exact reproduction of plate 5 (V, had Blake used Roman numerals to number his plates) of "The Gates of Paradise," titled "Fire." [...] Alan Moore cites Blake's work in V for Vendetta (1982-5) and Watchmen (1986-7). As an apparent homage to Blake's importance in Moore's work, a framed copy of Blake's watercolor "Elohim Creating Adam" can be seen when Evey first explores V's hideout in the film version of V for Vendetta. -Wikipedia