Heavy Metal Magazine #v5#3 [Direct Sales]
(June 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

The Birdwoman Of Zartacla (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Harrison (painting)
Inks:
Marc Harrison (painting)
Colors:
Marc Harrison (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rick Bryant (signed)
Inks:
Rick Bryant (signed)
Colors:
Rick Bryant (signed)

Genre:
occult

Indexer Notes

Contents page with illustration spanning to next page.

[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 Richard Corben Interview (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Brad Balfour
Pencils:
Richard Corben
Inks:
Richard Corben
Colors:
Richard Corben
Letters:
Typeset

Bloodstar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 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:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Tex Arcana (Part 4) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Passions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Workman
Pencils:
John Workman
Inks:
John Workman
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Yesterday's Lily (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Jeffrey Jones' book Yesterday's Lily from Heavy Metal Books.

The Immortals' Fete (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Enki Bilal
Pencils:
Enki Bilal
Inks:
Enki Bilal
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Xenopaleontology (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joel Hagen
Pencils:
Joel Hagen
Inks:
Joel Hagen
Colors:
Joel Hagen
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article with photographs.

[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 a subscription to Heavy Metal Magazine.

Outland (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustrations.

Mudwogs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Reflection (Table of Contents)

Valentina / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Guido Crepax
Pencils:
Guido Crepax (signed)
Inks:
Guido Crepax
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult

Indexer Notes

Story panels have a bluish-grey background.

Initiation (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

What Goes Up (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Fisher (signed)
Pencils:
Mark Fisher (signed)
Inks:
Mark Fisher (signed)
Letters:
Mark Fisher

Genre:
science fiction

[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 Magazine.

March Hair (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Philippe Cazamayou [as Caza]
Pencils:
Philippe Cazamayou [as Caza]
Inks:
Philippe Cazamayou [as Caza]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult

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 collectable binder for Heavy Metal Magazine.

Dax Prometheus (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Cody Starbuck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Ri-'vyu-ed (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Stathis; Brad Balfour; Elliot Murphy; Joe Dante
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Multiple partial page articles/reviews.

Welcome to Capitol Land (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

The Bionic Bunny (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Cherry
Inks:
James Cherry
Colors:
James Cherry
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Birdwoman Of Zartacla
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Bus
  4. 3. The Richard Corben Interview
  5. 4. Bloodstar
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Heavy Metal Bookself
  7. 6. Tex Arcana (Part 4)
  8. 7. Passions
  9. 8. Yesterday's Lily
  10. 9. The Immortals' Fete
  11. 10. Xenopaleontology
  12. 11. [Heavy Metal Magazine]
  13. 12. Outland
  14. 13. Mudwogs
  15. 14. Reflection
    Valentina
  16. 15. Initiation
    Changes
  17. 16. What Goes Up
  18. 17. [Heavy Metal T-Shirt]
  19. 18. March Hair
  20. 19. Heavy Metal Collector's Items
  21. 20. Dax Prometheus (Part 2)
    Cody Starbuck
  22. 21. Ri-'vyu-ed
  23. 22. Welcome to Capitol Land
    Rock Opera
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    The Bus
  25. 24. The Bionic Bunny
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