Heavy Metal Magazine #v3#8 [Direct Sales]
(December 1979)

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Volume:
3
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
HM Communications, Inc
Editing:
Ted White (Guest Editor); Julie Simmons (Managing Editor); Susan Zimmer (Assistant)
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

He's Comin' to Town (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Richard Lon Cohen; John Townley (painted)
Inks:
Richard Lon Cohen; John Townley (painted)
Colors:
Richard Lon Cohen; John Townley (painted)

Genre:
science fiction

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curtis King (painted)
Inks:
Curtis King (painted)
Colors:
Curtis King (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Contents page with illustration.

...Thirty-three... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curtis King
Inks:
Curtis King
Colors:
Curtis King

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Editorial text with mirror image of illustration from contents page.

Midnight Feast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Combing Out the Kinks! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stephen Stiles
Pencils:
Stephen Stiles
Inks:
Stephen Stiles
Letters:
Stephen Stiles

Genre:
science fiction

Welcome to Cityville 2 (Table of Contents)

Suburban Scenes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

After the Fall (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Serge Clerc
Pencils:
Serge Clerc
Inks:
Serge Clerc
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Giants (Table of Contents)

character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sarah Teale
Pencils:
Julek Heller (painted); Carolyn Scrace (painted); Juan Wijngaard (painted)
Inks:
Julek Heller (painted); Carolyn Scrace (painted); Juan Wijngaard (painted)
Colors:
Julek Heller (painted); Carolyn Scrace (painted); Juan Wijngaard (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from the book published by Harry Abrams (same book "family" as "Faeries" and "Gnomes").

Santa Claus vs. S.P.I.D.E.R. (Table of Contents)

text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harlan Ellison
Pencils:
Gahan Wilson (painted)
Inks:
Gahan Wilson (painted)
Colors:
Gahan Wilson (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From the collection "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World".

Indexer Notes

Includes a ten-years-later introduction.

Work and Win (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stephen Stiles
Pencils:
Stephen Stiles
Inks:
Stephen Stiles
Letters:
Stephen Stiles

Genre:
science fiction

The Story of Rowlf (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Corben
Pencils:
Richard Corben
Inks:
Richard Corben
Colors:
Richard Corben
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 3

On the Side of the Highway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Christian Harold
Pencils:
Christian Harold
Inks:
Christian Harold
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Noron Edition (Table of Contents)

Galactic Geographic / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Karl B. Kofoed
Pencils:
Karl B. Kofoed (painted)
Inks:
Karl B. Kofoed (painted)
Colors:
Karl B. Kofoed (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Fomalhaut (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Montxo Algora
Pencils:
Montxo Algora (painted)
Inks:
Montxo Algora (painted)
Colors:
Montxo Algora (painted)
Letters:
Montxo Algora

Genre:
science fiction

Pau Pele Pau Mano (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Trina Robbins
Pencils:
Trina Robbins
Inks:
Trina Robbins
Colors:
Trina Robbins
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

A Tale of Christmas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Gnomes: The True Inside Story (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Luck; Flaw
Pencils:
Luck; Flaw
Inks:
Luck; Flaw
Colors:
Luck; Flaw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

A look at the darker side of the Gnomes' world with illustrations.

December 24th, 11:55 p.m. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Manoeuvre
Pencils:
Al Voss
Inks:
Al Voss
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Slim Kentucky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Luc Cornillon
Pencils:
Luc Cornillon
Inks:
Luc Cornillon
Colors:
Luc Cornillon
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Christmas Carol (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Sweet Dreams (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Thomas Warkentin (painted)
Inks:
Thomas Warkentin (painted)
Colors:
Thomas Warkentin (painted)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover with an abreviated list of contents of this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. He's Comin' to Town
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. ...Thirty-three...
  4. 3. Midnight Feast
  5. 4. Combing Out the Kinks!
  6. 5. Welcome to Cityville 2
    Suburban Scenes
  7. 6. After the Fall
  8. 7. Giants
  9. 8. Santa Claus vs. S.P.I.D.E.R.
  10. 9. Work and Win
  11. 10. The Story of Rowlf
  12. 11. On the Side of the Highway
  13. 12. Noron Edition
    Galactic Geographic
  14. 13. Fomalhaut
  15. 14. Pau Pele Pau Mano
  16. 15. A Tale of Christmas
  17. 16. Gnomes: The True Inside Story
  18. 17. December 24th, 11:55 p.m.
  19. 18. Slim Kentucky
  20. 19. Christmas Carol
  21. 20. Sweet Dreams
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • David Southwood
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Jerry Hillegas