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Vina, Vina 1

ed. by Kay Simon

1988?

Rating: G

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 175 p, large print.

Art information: Much art by Deavers, Star, Dragon, Cole and Nicosia.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: Narrative of the childhood and family life of the one, of Vincent and Catherine's several children, who resembles Vincent...physically, empathically, and emotionally. This special child was introduced in Heartsounds 1 (which see). The fiction consists in the main of brief anecdotes and vignettes rather than short stories. Fiction by Edith Crowe, Sharon Wells, Sara Teasdale, Kay Simon.

 

Vina, Vina 2

edited by Kay Simon

1989?

Rating: G

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 184 p, large print.

Art information: Art by J. Ley, Barbara Gipson.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: Volume 2 of the series contains more short stories focusing on the further adventures of the Wells' children. Authors are Kay Simon, Margaret Davis, Cathy Stanley, Gina Alkazian, Sharon Wells.

 

Vina, Vina 3

ed. by Kay Simon

1990?

Rating: G

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 185 p, large print.

Art information: Cover by Barb Gipson, art by P. Berwick, Barb Gipson, Beverly Chick, Kathy Jacobson, J. Ley, Holly Reidel, Kay Simon, Chris Schacter.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: Vina gets older. In this volume, the storylines begun in previous volumes continue. Fiction by Gina Alkazian, Kay Simon, Margaret Davis, Sharon Wells.

 

Vina, Vina 4

ed. by Kay Simon

1991?

Rating: G

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 184 p, large print.

Art information: Cover by Barb Gipson; art by Phyliss Berwick, Barb Gipson, Barbara Gudlauski, Shirley Leonard, J. Ley.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: The focus in the fourth volume of the series is chiefly on Vina. Stories by Phyliss Berwick, Margaret Davis, Katherine Garnett, Cheryl Pollack, Kay Simon, Sharon Wells.

 

Vincent and Catherine: A Love Story

by Brenda Sullivan

August 1989

V/C

Rating: G

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 48 p, staple-bound typescript.

Art information: Author's art.

Ordering Information: Unknown.

Additional Information: Not to be confused with Catherine and Vincent, A Love Story. Catherine, unconscious after a mugging, has a dream in which Vincent has plastic surgery; Vincent discovers the truth of his birth, and he and Catherine marry.

 

Vincent and Catherine 2: Love Everlasting

by Brenda Sullivan

May 1990

V/C

Rating: PG

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 68 p, staple-bound typescript.

Art Information: Author's art.

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: A year after her marriage to Vincent, a criminal prosecuted by Catherine drugs her with a potion that makes her fall in love with him. Devastated when Catherine leaves him, Vincent goes into a severe depression.

 

Vincent and Catherine 3: A Gift of Love

by Brenda Sullivan

April 1991

V/C

Rating: PG

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 54 p, staple-bound typescript.

Art Information: Author's art.

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: Catherine and Vincent are expecting a child. However, after attending a Halloween costume ball Above, Vincent's entire personality inexplicably changes.

 

Vincent Revisted

July 1992

?

Rating: Unkown

Art Information: Unknown

Ordering Information: U.K. £2, overseas U.S. $7 (dollars only, no checks), add $2 per order to cover bank costs and conversion to U.K. Sterling. Send to Gwen Lord, 6 Meadow Lane, Leasingham, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 8LL, England

Additional Information: Unknown

 

Vincent's Pride

Sherry Sanfilippo

edited and produced by Beth Druhan and Shannon O'Connor

June, 1990

V/C

Rating: PG-13

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 140 p, some art.

Art information: Unknown

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: Stories of Vincent and Catherine's children, the Vincenti, all of whom take after Vincent--and their children, in turn.

 

Vincent's Pride 2

Sherry Sanfillipo

edited and produced by Beth Druhan and Shannon O'Connor

December, 1991

V/C/O (their children)

Rating: PG

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 196 p.

Art information: Barb Gipson (cover), Phyllis Berwick, Anna Deavers-Kelley, Kerin Houseburg, Terri Librande, Michele L. Sayles, Pam Tuck, Lena Wood.

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: Further Continued Classic adventures of the Vincenti, a separate race whose genetic inheritance is dominant. When there are over fifty of them in the grandchildren's generation, it's time to go public. In the novelette J"ourney through Purgatory," Charles, V/C's son, is captured Above and displayed for some months in a traveling circus before his bondmate, Jess, can locate and reach him. V/C are mainly background figures; the stories center on their children and grandchildren. Also a poem, "The Legacy," by Katherine Garnett.

 

Vincent's Pride III

ed. by Beth Druhan

June 1995.

Focus: Other

Rating: PG

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 141 pages, smallish typeset type in columns, much art.

Art information: Mainly portraits of the various Vincenti, by Terri Librande, Sandy Shelton, Mickey Sayles, Amber Shelton, Michele, and Anna Kelley. Cover art by Simone Smit.

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: Most but not all the stories of the Vincenti here are by the concept's originator, Sherry Sanfilippo. Essentially, each story details the personal and professional life, and character, of one or more of the Vincenti, descendants (often great-great-grandchildren) of Vincent and Catherine, who bear Vincent's dominant leonine traits. Occasionally, we get glimpses of Vincent and Catherine, now well into their nineties. But the main focus is on the multitudinous younger generations. Besides the 11 tales, which include both slight vignettes, full-scale stories, and a novelette, there are poems by Debbie Ruth DiSantis and Katherine Garnett.

 

Vincent's World 1

by Patricia Anne Kehoe

June 1990

V/C

Rating: X

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 291 p, typescript, three-hole punched and bound by screws.

Art information: Sparse art.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: The zine begins with a belated trip to Connecticut, ends with V/C's wedding. Also includes some stories of Vincent's youth. Some poetry relates to 3rd season, but the fiction is Classic and Continued Classic in a loosely connected storyline. The author begins several storylines and introduces characters that continue in future volumes. Lots of sibling rivalry between Devin and Vincent. All stories by Kehoe. Occasional explicit sex.

 

Vincent's World 2

ed. by Patricia Anne Kehoe

September 1990

V/C

Rating: X

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 306 p, typescript.

Art information: Sparse art.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: This second volume includes work by Michele, Melanie Wells, and Elaine Hudson as well as Kehoe. One story deals with confessed chocaholic Vincent grumpily dieting; in another, V/C, Devin and Father sneak into a helper's pizza parlor. Also contains stories of Vincent's youth. Devin's around quite a lot here, as well as returning tunnel kid "Allegra," carried over from VW-1. There are alternate universe stories, including another tragic ending to "TRIS," and several wherein Catherine is pregnant. Occasional explicit sex. Some of the poetry refers to 3rd season, but not the fiction.

 

Vincent's World 3

ed. by Patricia Anne Kehoe

January 1991

V/C

Rating: X

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 284 p.

Art information: Some art.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: This volume has stories of the interactions among two couples: Vincent/Catherine and Devin/Allegra, with Father occasionally taking a prominent part. The emphasis is on bickering, practical jokes, male or female solidarity, and moments of honesty and poignance. There is quite a bit of explicit sex. This volume offers a story in which Vincent died, not Catherine. There are further developments in the Allegra/Vincent shared past which Vincent gradually remembers and comes to terms with. There is a story in which V/C become lovers after "the Watcher," and another in which Vincent recalls how he and Devin, as children, prepared and delivered a memorably bad breakfast to Father as a special surprise. Also poetry by Michelle and Kehoe, recipes and a puzzle.

 

Vincent's World 4

ed. by Patricia Anne Kehoe

May 1991

V/C

Rating: X

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 278 p.

Art information: Some art.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: The alternate universe story this time is one in which Catherine, as a college student, visits Egypt and encounters the immortal spirit of her beloved. There is a continuation of the Devin/Allegra romance, and a spin-off from the end of "Nor Iron Bars a Cage" by Kehoe and Rae Williams wherein V/C become lovers. Another story concerns Devin, recuperating after being severely injured in an explosion. Still another is about Vincent, Catherine, Devin and Allegra vacationing (by boat) on an island off Cape Cod. Also poetry by Kehoe and others.

 

Vincent's World 5

ed. by Patricia Anne Kehoe

July 1991

V/C

Rating: X

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 238 p.

Art information: Much art, including cover art by Rosi.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: Stories include one in which Vincent and Devin travel cross-country in an 18-wheeler hauling a gorilla which has developed a crush on Vincent. Another is an account of Devin's finally acknowledging how much he resents having been required to be Vincent's "keeper" in childhood and how much it still rankles that Vincent came first in Father's love. In "To Melt a Heart" by M.B. Frazier, Devin/Allegra become parents. Kehoe has a story in which folk Below attend the circus. The love scenes in the zine are explicit.

 

Vincent's World 6

ed. by Patricia Anne Kehoe

December 1991

V/C

Rating: X

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 234 p + unnumbered art.

Art information: Color cover; art primarily by Shirley Leonard, with contributions by Inez Brown, Pam Tuck, Teri Milliman, Rosemarie Hauer.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: A Christmas issue. One story is "A Christmas Carol" tunnel-style, with Scrooge-like Father experiencing a dream orchestrated by a highly annoyed Grace to confront scenes of his unfair treatment of Devin. In other fiction, V/C, Devin/Allegra acquire a two-sided brownstone and settle into private quarters; Devin babysits V/C's twins while V/C spend an anniversary in C's apartment; V/C have a third child; V/C celebrate Christmas Below. Lots of poetry and explicit sex scenes. No 3rd season.

 

Vincent's World 7

ed. by Patricia Anne Kehoe

March? 1992

V/C

Rating: X

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 243 p + unnumbered art.

Art information: Color cover by Pam Tuck, other art, including backal nudity, by Teri Milliman, Shirley Leonard, Rosemarie Hauer, Pam Tuck, Inez Brown, Fran Buiting, Jane Curtis, Drog, Pat Wallerius.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: Volume 7 of the series contains 9 short stories, poetry, artwork. In the opening story, Vincent is briefly dissuaded from the "first time" by having scratched Catherine. Pearl Wilcoxson writes of a V/C married visit to her cabin during which they ride horses. Kehoe's "Alternate Universe" section includes a story in which 3rd season is a dream which Vincent has. V/C duel through the bond, sending each other overwhelming sexual images at awkward times. Several stories follow storylines set up in previous volumes. In a sequel to a story in VW-4, Father is shanghaied for a visit to the private island. A lot of explicit sex. Some of Kehoe's poems reflect 3rd season situations, but not the fiction.

 

Vincent's World 8

ed. by Patricia Anne Kehoe

November 1992

V/C

Rating: X

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 255 p + much unnumbered art.

Art information: Art by Jane Curtis, Rosemarie Hauer (including one with frontal nudity), Inez Brown, Alexandra Fossinger, Renate Haller, Shirley Leonard, Teri Milliman, Pam Tuck, Pat Wallerius.

Ordering Information: Out of print.

Additional Information: In Betty Reardon's frame story, Catherine listens to Father's account of humorous disruptions in the tunnel community during Vincent's youth. Kehoe and Rita Hazlitt's "Braids" is a story of drastic childhood hair-cutting...then and now. In Kehoe's "Joclyn," a malignant teen attempts to come between Vincent and Catherine...and injures Marca, one of V/C's children; in her "The Ninth Letter," Father's delivery of a ninth "letter to Catherine" Vincent never intended her to see has unexpected results. In her "Weep for the Child," a lengthy Continued Classic story, V/C try to deal with a particularly unsettling case of child molestation. The zine's excursion story, "Mardis Gras" by Kehoe and Rita Hazlitt, takes the foursome (V/C, Devin/Allegra) to that celebration, with many memorable meals and a lot of explicit sex.

Vincent's World 9

ed by Patricia Kehoe

June?, 1994

V/C

Rating: R

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 197 p, much art, color cover.

Art information: Inez Brown, Patricia Devoe, Alexandra Fossinger, Renate Haller, Rosemarie Hauer, Anna Deavers-Kelly, Shirley Leonard, Teri Milliman, and Pam Tuck.

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: In this volume of the Classic adult series, the principal author is Kehoe. In Betty Reardon's "Bar, Bar, Bar," returning Devin, on his long truck haul, brings back for Vincent the perfect present. Rosie Hauer's "A Happy New Year" has Vincent pursue Catherine to her snowbound Connecticut cabin. In "Laying Assumptions to Rest," the pseudonymouse author, Kitty Litter, addresses some misinformation concerning Vincent's feline nature. "Desperate Times Call for DESPERATE Measures!" tells how Devin tries to endure the time while wife Allegra must be away at a conference. "Right Place, Wrong Time," has Father misinterpret the sultry talk he hears coming from Vincent's chamber. "Fatally Flawed" mixes lovers V/C and a playful park snowscape. "A Visceral, Masculine Urge" recounts the bickering and humorous setbacks involved when Allegra's forceful request for a new sink escalates into misadventures as Devin and V install a new bathroom. In "Follow Your Heart," Vincent actually persuades Catherine to leave him. In "Dreams and Farewells," V bids goodbye to C. Rita Hazlett collaborates with Kehoe on "Photographs," in which pregnant Allegra finds a romantic and memorable gift for V/C. Kehoe's finale, "Waves on Pebbled Shores," returns V/C to the private island that's featured in earlier volumes. Contains explicit sex. Poetry by Kehoe, A. E. Housman and Amy Lowell, others.

  

Vincent's World 10

ed. by Patricia Kehoe

February 1995

V/C

Rating: R

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 193 p, double-spaced paragraphs, much art, color cover

Art information:. Art by Pam Tuck (including cover), Inez Brown, Lynette Combs, Neal Farris, Renate Haller, Shirley Leonard, Teri Milliman; graphics by Shirley Leonard and Unicorn Images, Inc.

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: This zine's five Classic stories focus primarily on new characters who, in one way or another, become involved with married Vincent and Catherine as they live out their Happy Life Below. In the novelette "Hearts and Roses," Lisa Hyslop follows Catherine's attempts to track down a rapist/killer. In Kehoe's "Coming Home," the author's friend Beverly Gervais visits the tunnels, her childhood home, and enjoys reminiscing with Father and teasing Vincent. In Lynette Combs' "Just a Touch Too Much," a flood in Chicago raises fears of the same thing happening in New York. Rose Alagna's "Vision Quest" tells of another artist named Christopher, a Lakota Sioux whose visionary work is shown in New York. "Perfection and Jelly Doughnuts," describes tired Catherine's deliberately picking a fight with husband Vincent. Poetry by p. a. k. (Kehoe) and Alvira Frink.

 

Vinnie, Vidi, Vici See:'Neath the Sidewalks of New York 2

 

Voices Unheard 1 & 2

ed. by Cindy Van Houten

1993

V/C/O

Rating: G, 8 1/2 x 11, 200 p, much art.

Art information: Sandy Chandler Shelton, Jim Garrison, Michele Sayles, John Clinkscale, Michele Hawley, Ed Pierce, RPH Jr., Pat Wallerius, Amber Shelton.

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: Reprinted as a combined edition with material from the original two 1990-91 volumes. As with the original, this zine is divided into three sections: Classic; Post 3d-Season w. emphasis on original characters; alternate universe. Most of the fiction is by Van Houten; other fiction by Todd Cass, Kimberly Jo Raymond, Betty Reardon, Barb Trimble, Jessica Ford. Occasional poetry.

 

Voices Unheard 3

ed. by Cindy Van Houten

April, 1992

V/C/O

Rating: PG-13

Size: 8 1/2 x 11, 160 p, perfect-bound with tape, typeset in columns, color cover.

Art information: RPH Jr., Michele Sayles, Michele Hawley, and John Clinkscale

Ordering Information: Unknown

Additional Information: Like VU 1-2, divided into three sections: Classic; Post 3rd-Season with emphasis on original characters; alternate universe. Barbara Trimble's "After the Storm," a sequel to VU-2's "Dancing on the Edge," continues the romance between Pascal and haunted Millie. In Lynn Levine's "Secrets," one of C's childhood friends contracts AIDS. Van Houten's "Becoming a Person" deals with child molestation/prostitution, involving V's brother Alex, from ages 13-15. Not sexually explicit but realistic. In the Post-3rd season section, teenage problems absorb Misty (matchmaking between her father Elliot and Jenny) and Pixie. In the alternate universe section, son Calvin re-celebrates, Below, his marriage to Grace, Devin's daughter. In Jessica Ford's "The Other Side," he has an unsettling encounter with Alex. Also contributions from Kimberly Jo Raymond, Carla Giaquinto, and Michele Sayles. Though not centered on V/C romance, this zine embodies the concerns of the series as a whole.