Heavy Metal Magazine #v4#7 [Direct Sales]
(October 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Special Rock Issue


Love 'em Tender (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Liz Biji (painted)
Inks:
Liz Biji (painted)
Colors:
Liz Biji (painted)

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Marchese (painted)
Inks:
Jim Marchese (painted)
Colors:
Jim Marchese (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Contents page with illustration "Nash the Slash" spanning to next page/editorial page.

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

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

Script:
Ted White
Pencils:
Jim Marchese (painted)
Inks:
Jim Marchese (painted)
Colors:
Jim Marchese (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:
Hunt Emerson
Inks:
Hunt Emerson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flix / text article / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Bhob Stewart
Pencils:
Marie Savorito (photography)
Inks:
Marie Savorito (photography)
Colors:
Marie Savorito (photography)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

SF / text article / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Brown
Pencils:
Maggie Hirsch (photography)
Inks:
Maggie Hirsch (photography)
Colors:
Maggie Hirsch (photography)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Muzick / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Stathis
Pencils:
Jerry Tiritilli (painted)
Inks:
Jerry Tiritilli (painted)
Colors:
Jerry Tiritilli (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Perfect Music (Table of Contents)

Sidebar / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dr. Progresso
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Legend of the Magic Tone Box (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Angus McKie
Pencils:
Angus McKie (painted)
Inks:
Angus McKie (painted)
Colors:
Angus McKie (painted)
Letters:
Angus McKie

Genre:
science fiction

Rock City (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 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:

Space Jive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Oo Poo Pah Doo (Table of Contents)

Trashman Agent of the 6th Int'rnational / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriquez [as Algernon Backwash]
Pencils:
Spain Rodriquez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriquez [as Spain]
Colors:
Spain Rodriquez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriquez [as Spain]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Trashman [Harry Barnes]; Uncle Morton; Madam Sphinx
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Ooh Poo Pah Doo" is a song by Jessie Hill that is referenced several times in the story.

Rock a la Mickson (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Florence Cestac
Pencils:
Florence Cestac
Inks:
Florence Cestac
Colors:
Florence Cestac
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Worlds Among Us (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jimi Hendrix; Thomas Yeates
Pencils:
Thomas Yeates (painted)
Inks:
Thomas Yeates (painted)
Colors:
Thomas Yeates (painted)
Letters:
Thomas Yeates; typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Theft of the Golden Hit (Table of Contents)

Lou Rocky / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dominique He
Pencils:
Dominique He
Inks:
Dominique He
Colors:
Dominique He
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

The Bulldaggers (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 19 of 31

I'll Play the Blues for You (Table of Contents)

Jopo de Pojo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert King; Joost Swarte
Pencils:
Joost Swarte
Inks:
Joost Swarte
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence is one half page section and two quarter page sections on consecutive pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jopo de Pojo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joost Swarte
Pencils:
Joost Swarte
Inks:
Joost Swarte
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Sequence is four quarter page gag strips on two consecutive pages.

Lead Guitar (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

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 six, two-thirds page section on consecutive pages.

Let It Be (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.666 page (report information)

Script:
Ted White
Pencils:
Ernie Colon
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Colors:
Ernie Colon
Letters:
Ernie Colon

Indexer Notes

Sequence is two one-third page sections on consecutive pages.

Heartbreak Hotel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

So Fine (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Cherry (painted)
Inks:
Jim Cherry (painted)
Colors:
Jim Cherry (painted)

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Love 'em Tender
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. ...Forty-three...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Comix
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Flix
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    SF
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Muzick
  8. 7. Perfect Music
    Sidebar
  9. 8. The Legend of the Magic Tone Box
  10. 9. Rock City
  11. 10. Space Jive
  12. 11. Oo Poo Pah Doo
    Trashman Agent of the 6th Int'rnational
  13. 12. Rock a la Mickson
  14. 13. Worlds Among Us
  15. 14. The Theft of the Golden Hit
    Lou Rocky
  16. 15. The Bulldaggers
    Changes
  17. 16. I'll Play the Blues for You
    Jopo de Pojo
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jopo de Pojo
  19. 18. Lead Guitar
  20. 19. Rock Opera
  21. 20. Let It Be
  22. 21. Heartbreak Hotel
  23. 22. So Fine
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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