Heavy Metal Magazine #v4#4 [Direct Sales]
(July 1980)

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Volume:
4
Price:
2.00 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

Invaders from Mars: Part II (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carol Donner (painted)
Inks:
Carol Donner (painted)
Colors:
Carol Donner (painted)

Genre:
science fiction

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George DeHoff (painted)
Inks:
George DeHoff (painted)
Colors:
George DeHoff (painted)

Genre:
fantasy

Indexer Notes

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

...Forty... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ted White
Pencils:
George DeHoff (painted)
Inks:
George DeHoff (painted)
Colors:
George DeHoff (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial page with illustration spanning to previous page/contents page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comix / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

James Chance (Table of Contents)

Muzick / text article / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Farber
Pencils:
Roberta Bailey (photography)
Inks:
Roberta Bailey (photography)
Colors:
Roberta Bailey (photography)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flix / text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

SF / text article / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Brown
Pencils:
Angus McKie (painted)
Inks:
Angus McKie (painted)
Colors:
Angus McKie (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Bilal Interview (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Diana K. Bletter
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Progress! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 4

Romance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:

No. 1: The Bewitching Yogurt (Table of Contents)

The Mysteries of Eroticism / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Re. lettering credit: Since what little dialogue there is is gibberish, I'm assuming HM kept Moebius' original gibberish rather than translating it into English gibberish.

The Adventures of Professor Thintwhistle and His Incredible Aether Flyer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Lupoff
Pencils:
Stephen Stiles
Inks:
Stephen Stiles
Letters:
Stephen Stiles

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 6 of 10

Nimbo Strata (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.333 page (report information)

Script:
Don Butler
Pencils:
Don Butler
Inks:
Don Butler
Letters:
Don Butler

Genre:
fantasy

[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:
?

Genre:
fantasy

A Message from the Shadows (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Little Tiny Comics #1 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence is 3, 1/3 page sections on consecutive pages.

Shore Leave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2

Special: Mystery Pictograph (Table of Contents)

Galactic Geographic / comic 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

The Alchemist Supreme (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Christian Godard
Pencils:
Julio Ribera
Inks:
Julio Ribera
Colors:
Julio Ribera
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 5

Rock Opera (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.
Pencils:
Rod Kierkegaard, Jr. (painted)
Inks:
Rod Kierkegaard, Jr. (painted)
Colors:
Rod Kierkegaard, Jr. (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence is 6, 2/3 page sections on consecutive pages.

The Meridian Pilgrimage (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

"The late Julian Kernes" also credited, but nothing specific. Part 12 of 31

The Cold Front (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

"The late Julian Kernes" also credited, but nothing specific. Part 13 of 31

Gun (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 14 of 31

The Rub (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 15 of 31

A Seventies Retrospective (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Colors:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence is 3, 2/3 of a page sections on consecutive pages.

Kraaoo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

2005 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Matena
Pencils:
Dick Matena
Inks:
Dick Matena
Colors:
Dick Matena
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

And the Children Play (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tito Salomi (painted)
Inks:
Tito Salomi (painted)
Colors:
Tito Salomi (painted)

Genre:
science fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Invaders from Mars: Part II
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. ...Forty...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Comix
  5. 4. James Chance
    Muzick
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flix
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    SF
  8. 7. The Bilal Interview
  9. 8. Progress!
  10. 9. Romance
  11. 10. No. 1: The Bewitching Yogurt
    The Mysteries of Eroticism
  12. 11. The Adventures of Professor Thintwhistle and His Incredible Aether Flyer
  13. 12. Nimbo Strata
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Bus
  15. 14. A Message from the Shadows
  16. 15. Little Tiny Comics #1
  17. 16. Shore Leave
  18. 17. Special: Mystery Pictograph
    Galactic Geographic
  19. 18. The Alchemist Supreme
  20. 19. Rock Opera
  21. 20. The Meridian Pilgrimage
    Changes
  22. 21. The Cold Front
    Changes
  23. 22. Gun
    Changes
  24. 23. The Rub
    Changes
  25. 24. A Seventies Retrospective
  26. 25. Kraaoo
  27. 26. 2005
  28. 27. And the Children Play
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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