(1982)

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Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
HM Communications, Inc
Barcode:
0709893834002
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers; Color Interiors (may have some Black and White Interiors)
Dimensions:
8.5 inches by 11 inches
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Collected stories from 1977 to 1979.
Cover says "No. 2", which probably signifies the second "Special" edition they put out.
This is actually the first of two "The Best of" issues.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius] (painted)
Inks:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius] (painted)
Colors:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius] (painted)
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]

Indexer Notes

Image on inside of front cover.

[The Best of Heavy Metal] (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title/credits/indicia pages.

It Gained Something in the Translation (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sean Kelly (editor 1977-1979)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introductory text with multiple panel illustrations from stories.

Ballade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Colors:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Den's Farewell (Table of Contents)

Den / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Corben
Pencils:
Richard Corben (painted)
Inks:
Richard Corben (painted)
Colors:
Richard Corben (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

White Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Elisabeth Salomon [as Zha]
Pencils:
Nicole Claveloux
Inks:
Nicole Claveloux
Colors:
Nicole Claveloux ?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Jet Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Angus McKie
Pencils:
Angus McKie (painting)
Inks:
Angus McKie (painting)
Colors:
Angus McKie (painting)
Letters:
Angus McKie ?

Reprints:

City of Flowers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Master (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jean-Michel Nicollet
Pencils:
Jean-Michel Nicollet (painted)
Inks:
Jean-Michel Nicollet (painted)
Colors:
Jean-Michel Nicollet (painted)
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from Metal Hurlant

The Death of Orlaon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Going to Pieces (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Francois Schuiten
Pencils:
Francois Schuiten (painted)
Inks:
Francois Schuiten (painted)
Colors:
Francois Schuiten (painted)
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from Metal Hurlant

Mama's Place (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Approaching Centauri (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Philippe Druillet
Pencils:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from Metal Hurlant

Virgo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Philippe Cazaumayou [as Caza]
Pencils:
Philippe Cazaumayou [as Caza]
Inks:
Philippe Cazaumayou [as Caza]
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from Metal Hurlant

Free Fall (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from Metal Hurlant

Planet of Terror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul LaMontellerie
Pencils:
Philippe Cazaumayou [as Caza]
Inks:
Philippe Cazaumayou [as Caza]
Colors:
Philippe Cazaumayou [as Caza]
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from Pilote

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks:
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Image on inside of back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [The Best of Heavy Metal]
  4. 3. It Gained Something in the Translation
  5. 4. Ballade
  6. 5. Den's Farewell
    Den
  7. 6. White Night
  8. 7. Jet Man
  9. 8. City of Flowers
  10. 9. Master
  11. 10. The Death of Orlaon
  12. 11. Going to Pieces
  13. 12. Mama's Place
  14. 13. Approaching Centauri
  15. 14. Virgo
  16. 15. Free Fall
  17. 16. Planet of Terror
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
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