Heavy Metal Magazine #v3#9 [Direct Sales]
(January 1980)

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Volume:
3
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
HM Communications, Inc
Editing:
Ted White
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

This issue introduces as regular features several short text articles on movies, comics, science fiction, & music. These share pages both with each other and other features, so the page count totals are estimates.


"Repent Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painted)
Inks:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painted)
Colors:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Picture split between front and back covers. It is not a wrap-around image.

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael William Kaluta
Inks:
Michael William Kaluta
Colors:
Michael William Kaluta

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Michael William Kaluta
Inks:
Michael William Kaluta
Colors:
Michael William Kaluta

Indexer Notes

Editorial text with illustration spanning previous page/contents page.

Eno (Table of Contents)

Muzick / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Stathis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Multimedia Album (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ted White
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comix / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Kinney
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Colors:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

SF / text article / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Brown
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flix / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bhob Stewart
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of a Stephen King interview. Art is the paperback cover for The Stand.

The Story of Rowlf (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3

The Pause That Refreshes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Val Mayerik
Pencils:
Val Mayerik
Inks:
Val Mayerik
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Womb with a View (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Steffan
Pencils:
Dan Steffan
Inks:
Dan Steffan
Letters:
Dan Steffan

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Exit/In (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Neal McPheeters
Pencils:
Neal McPheeters (painted)
Inks:
Neal McPheeters (painted)
Colors:
Neal McPheeters (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Paradise Lost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Milton; Terrance Lindall (adaptation)
Pencils:
Terrance Lindall (painted)
Inks:
Terrance Lindall (painted)
Colors:
Terrance Lindall (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Beginning a serialized adaptation of the Milton novel. No part 2 has appeared yet.

Space Race 3000 (Table of Contents)

Stellar Journals / comic story / 4 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

Zooks! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vaughn Bode
Pencils:
Vaughn Bode
Inks:
Vaughn Bode
Colors:
Mark Bode
Letters:
Vaughn Bode

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 7. Part 5 is in the March issue. Printed sideways.

The Swords of Heaven, the Flowers of Hell (Table of Contents)

Gallery Section: New Books / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Chaykin
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin (painted)
Inks:
Howard Chaykin (painted)
Colors:
Howard Chaykin (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

This and the next two "features" are actually the component parts of a single feature displaying artwork from three forthcoming books (divided for indexing clarity). Writing credits are for feature scripts; they also carry editorial comments (by White?).

1941, the Illustrated Story (Table of Contents)

Gallery Section: New Books / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Allan Asherman
Pencils:
Rick Veitch; Stephen Bissette
Inks:
Rick Veitch; Stephen Bissette
Colors:
Rick Veitch; Stephen Bissette
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Colorvision (Table of Contents)

Gallery Section: New Books / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Cobb (painted)
Inks:
Ron Cobb (painted)
Colors:
Ron Cobb (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Food for the Children (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Suydam
Pencils:
Arthur Suydam (painted)
Inks:
Arthur Suydam (painted)
Colors:
Arthur Suydam (painted)
Letters:
Arthur Suydam

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Demon Dreams (Pacific Comics, 1984 series) #2 (May 1984)

Indexer Notes

Reprinted version is without last 2 story pages.

Alien Comix Presents: (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Rick Veitch
Pencils:
Rick Veitch
Inks:
Rick Veitch
Letters:
Rick Veitch

Genre:
science fiction

Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Trey Aven
Pencils:
Stephen Hill
Inks:
Stephen Hill
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

The Bus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Wide Awake (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Two half pages on two adjoining pages.

Rock Opera (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.
Pencils:
Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.
Inks:
Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Long serialized feature that runs through 12/85 (the final monthly issue, and it probably ended only for that reason). Two, 2/3 adjoining pages.

The Bus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Hive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

"Repent Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painted)
Inks:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painted)
Colors:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Second half of image from front cover with a list of this issue's contents.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "Repent Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. ...Thirty-four...
  4. 3. Eno
    Muzick
  5. 4. The Multimedia Album
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Comix
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    SF
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Flix
  9. 8. The Story of Rowlf
  10. 9. The Pause That Refreshes
  11. 10. Womb with a View
  12. 11. Exit/In
  13. 12. Paradise Lost
  14. 13. Space Race 3000
    Stellar Journals
  15. 14. Zooks!
  16. 15. The Swords of Heaven, the Flowers of Hell
    Gallery Section: New Books
  17. 16. 1941, the Illustrated Story
    Gallery Section: New Books
  18. 17. Colorvision
    Gallery Section: New Books
  19. 18. Food for the Children
  20. 19. Alien Comix Presents:
  21. 20. Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory
  22. 21. The Bus
  23. 22. Wide Awake
  24. 23. Rock Opera
  25. 24. The Bus
  26. 25. Hive
  27. 26. "Repent Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Glenn MacKay
  • Jerry Hillegas