Heavy Metal Magazine #v5#2 [Direct Sales]
(May 1981)

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Volume:
5
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
HM Communications, Inc
Editing:
Leonard Mogel; 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

Enter Adam (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Enrich Torres (painting)
Inks:
Enrich Torres (painting)
Colors:
Enrich Torres (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
occult

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dzintars Mezulis
Inks:
Dzintars Mezulis
Colors:
Dzintars Mezulis
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents page with illustration spanning to next page.

Immortality (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William S. Burroughs
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustrations.

Editorial (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.666 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Editorial text with illustration.

Chain Mail (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Bloodstar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original story); John Pocsik (adaptation); John Jakes (adaptation)
Pencils:
Richard Corben
Inks:
Richard Corben
Colors:
Richard Corben ?
Letters:
Richard Corben ?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Tex Arcana (Part Three) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Findley
Pencils:
John Findley
Inks:
John Findley
Letters:
John Findley ?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Pillars Of P-11507 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Immortals' Fete (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Heavy Metal Collector's Items (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Grass Green (signed)
Inks:
Grass Green
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for back issues and vinyl binders for Heavy Metal Magazine.

Dax Prometheus (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

Cody Starbuck / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Chaykin
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Inks:
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Colors:
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Maker: Dzintars Mezulis (Table of Contents)

Gallery / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Brad Balfour
Pencils:
Dzintars Mezulis
Inks:
Dzintars Mezulis
Colors:
Dzintars Mezulis
Letters:
Typeset

Heavy Metal Bookself (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for books from Heavy Metal Books.

Audition (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
Matt Howarth

Genre:
science fiction

Take: 2 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
?

Last-Minute Butterflies or ...In Den Garten Pharaos' (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
Matt Howarth

Genre:
science fiction

1:09 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Waller
Pencils:
Charles Waller
Inks:
Charles Waller
Letters:
Charles Waller

Genre:
occult

Reflection (Table of Contents)

Valentina / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Guido Crepax
Pencils:
Guido Crepax (signed / dated 1974)
Inks:
Guido Crepax
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult

Indexer Notes

Background of pages is bluish grey color.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for t-shirts from Heavy Metal.

The Toll Bridge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Suydam; Joe Koch
Pencils:
Arthur Suydam (signed / dated 1979)
Inks:
Arthur Suydam
Colors:
Arthur Suydam
Letters:
Arthur Suydam

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["President Kennedy once said..."] (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

[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

[Heavy Metal Magazine] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chris Achilleos (painting)
Inks:
Chris Achilleos (painting)
Colors:
Chris Achilleos (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for subscription to Heavy Metal Magazine.

Cody Starbuck (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Chaykin (painting / signed)
Inks:
Howard Chaykin (painting / signed)
Colors:
Howard Chaykin (painting / signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Enter Adam
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Immortality
  4. 3. Editorial
  5. 4. Chain Mail
  6. 5. Bloodstar
  7. 6. Tex Arcana (Part Three)
  8. 7. Pillars Of P-11507
  9. 8. The Immortals' Fete
  10. 9. Heavy Metal Collector's Items
  11. 10. Dax Prometheus (Part 1)
    Cody Starbuck
  12. 11. The Maker: Dzintars Mezulis
    Gallery
  13. 12. Heavy Metal Bookself
  14. 13. Audition
    Changes
  15. 14. Take: 2
  16. 15. Last-Minute Butterflies or ...In Den Garten Pharaos'
    Changes
  17. 16. 1:09
  18. 17. Reflection
    Valentina
  19. 18. [Heavy Metal T-Shirt]
  20. 19. The Toll Bridge
  21. 20. ["President Kennedy once said..."]
    Rock Opera
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    The Bus
  23. 22. [Heavy Metal Magazine]
  24. 23. Cody Starbuck
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