Heavy Metal Magazine #v4#6 [Direct Sales]
(September 1980)

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Volume:
4
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
HM Communications, Inc
Editing:
Ted White; Julie Simmons (executive)
Color:
Color; Black and White
Dimensions:
Standard Magazine Size US
Binding:
Squarebound (#1); Saddle-stitched (#[2]-v15#6 [v16#1])
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

It Came From Mount Saint Helens (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Adragna (painting / signed)
Inks:
Robert Adragna (painting / signed)
Colors:
Robert Adragna (painting / signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ian Craig (painted)
Inks:
Ian Craig (painted)
Colors:
Ian Craig (painted)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Contents page with illustration spanning to next page/editorial page.

...Forty-two... (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted White
Pencils:
Ian Craig (painted)
Inks:
Ian Craig (painted)
Colors:
Ian Craig (painted)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial page with illustration spanning to previous page/contents page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chain Mail / letters page / 1.333 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from: Buzz Dixon; Larry Stark; Jay Lynch

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

SF / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Brown
Pencils:
Bill Workman
Inks:
Bill Workman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flix / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bhob Stewart
Pencils:
Thomas Wilfred
Inks:
Thomas Wilfred
Colors:
Thomas Wilfred
Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comix / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Kinney
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Muzick / text article / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Stathis
Letters:
Typeset

Eurorok For The '80s (Table of Contents)

Sidebar / text article / 1.34 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted White
Letters:
Typeset

The Druillet Interview (Table of Contents)

text article / 2.333 pages (report information)

Script:
Brad Balfour
Letters:
Typeset

Salammbo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Philippe Druillet
Pencils:
Philippe Druillet
Inks:
Philippe Druillet
Colors:
Philippe Druillet ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Shame on You! (Table of Contents)

Heavy Metal / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for subscription to Heavy Metal Magazine.

The Alchemist Supreme Part Five (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Christian Godard
Pencils:
Julio Ribera
Inks:
Julio Ribera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Adventures Of Professor Thintwhistle And His Incredible Aether Flyer Chapter Eight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Lupoff
Pencils:
Steve Stiles
Inks:
Steve Stiles
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Bus / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Kirchner
Pencils:
Paul Kirchner
Inks:
Paul Kirchner
Letters:
Paul Kirchner

Genre:
humor

The World of Fif (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jacques Rochberny
Pencils:
Jacques Rochberny (signed)
Inks:
Jacques Rochberny
Letters:
Jacques Rochberny

Genre:
humor

Into The Breach (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Shirley
Pencils:
Leo Duranona
Inks:
Leo Duranona
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Construction Project (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Gross
Pencils:
Michael Gross (signed)
Inks:
Michael Gross
Colors:
Michael Gross
Letters:
Michael Gross

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Zeitgeist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Terpenning
Pencils:
Ernie Colon
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

Pages are a tan color and images in background of panels is in blue ink.

Progress! Part Three (Table of Contents)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Pierre Christin
Pencils:
Enki Bilal (signed)
Inks:
Enki Bilal
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult

A Low Profile (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth; W. E. Rittenhouse
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
Matt Howarth

Genre:
science fiction

Klee (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Markus Klee (signed)
Pencils:
Markus Klee (signed)
Inks:
Markus Klee
Letters:
Markus Klee

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence is 2 one-half page sections on consecutive pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Bus / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Kirchner
Pencils:
Paul Kirchner
Inks:
Paul Kirchner
Letters:
Paul Kirchner

Genre:
humor

The Heavy Metal Bookshelf (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for books available from Heavy Metal Books.

Under the Influnce of a U.F.O. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Colors:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence is 4 half page sections on consecutive pages.

["That Night I Dreamed I was flying across the desert."] (Table of Contents)

Rock Opera / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rod Kierkegaard
Pencils:
Rod Kierkegaard
Inks:
Rod Kierkegaard
Colors:
Rod Kierkegaard
Letters:
Rod Kierkegaard

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Sequence is 6 two-thirds page sections on consecutive pages.

Heavy Metal Collector's Items (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Advertisement for back issues of Heavy Metal Magazine.

Shaman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kirchner
Pencils:
Paul Kirchner
Inks:
Paul Kirchner
Colors:
Paul Kirchner
Letters:
Paul Kirchner

Genre:
occult

[Heavy Metal T-Shirt] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Suydam (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Suydam
Colors:
Arthur Suydam (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for t-shirts with the Heavy Metal name/logo on them.

Who's the Fairest of Them All? (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (painting)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (painting)
Colors:
Bernie Wrightson (painting)

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover. Credits list "Berni" with no "e".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. It Came From Mount Saint Helens
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. ...Forty-two...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Chain Mail
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    SF
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flix
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Comix
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Muzick
  9. 8. Eurorok For The '80s
    Sidebar
  10. 9. The Druillet Interview
  11. 10. Salammbo
  12. 11. Shame on You!
    Heavy Metal
  13. 12. The Alchemist Supreme Part Five
  14. 13. The Adventures Of Professor Thintwhistle And His Incredible Aether Flyer Chapter Eight
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Bus
  16. 15. The World of Fif
  17. 16. Into The Breach
  18. 17. Construction Project
  19. 18. Zeitgeist
  20. 19. Progress! Part Three
  21. 20. A Low Profile
    Changes
  22. 21. Klee
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    The Bus
  24. 23. The Heavy Metal Bookshelf
  25. 24. Under the Influnce of a U.F.O.
  26. 25. ["That Night I Dreamed I was flying across the desert."]
    Rock Opera
  27. 26. Heavy Metal Collector's Items
  28. 27. Shaman
  29. 28. [Heavy Metal T-Shirt]
  30. 29. Who's the Fairest of Them All?
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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