Heavy Metal Magazine #v4#8 [Direct Sales]
(November 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

Warmth (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Hajime Sorayama (painted)
Inks:
Hajime Sorayama (painted)
Colors:
Hajime Sorayama (painted)

Genre:
science fiction

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wotipka (painted)
Inks:
Wotipka (painted)
Colors:
Wotipka (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Murk in the Crystal Balls (Table of Contents)

Sidebar / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Silverberg
Pencils:
Richard Admiral (painted)
Inks:
Richard Admiral (painted)
Colors:
Richard Admiral (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Muzick / text article / 2.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

SF / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comix / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Japanese Comics (Table of Contents)

Comix Int'l / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Maurice Horn
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

An outsider's look at manga.

Heavy Metal on Film (Table of Contents)

Flix / text article / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Bhob Stewart
Pencils:
Mike Ploog
Inks:
Mike Ploog
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Image uses brown ink.

Blind Citadel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jean Giraud
Pencils:
Jean Giraud (signed)
Inks:
Jean Giraud (signed)
Colors:
Jean Giraud (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

No Moebius pseudonym! Pages signed with "Gir"

Awaken (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Springett
Pencils:
Martin Springett
Inks:
Martin Springett
Colors:
Martin Springett
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

The Bookshelf (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Kaluta
Pencils:
Michael Kaluta
Inks:
Michael Kaluta
Letters:
Michael Kaluta

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Rub (part two) (Table of Contents)

Changes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 20 of 31.

Interlude (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

Randy Tusone also credited, possibly for the photographs (this part is fumetti). Part 21 of 31.

Duologue (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 22 of 31.

Sans Family (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Nicole Claveloux
Pencils:
Nicole Claveloux
Inks:
Nicole Claveloux
Colors:
Nicole Claveloux
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Metropolitan Opera (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

The Prophet and the Dictator (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
P. Poirier
Pencils:
P. Poirier
Inks:
P. Poirier
Colors:
P. Poirier
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

The Quest (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Derek Parks-Carter
Pencils:
Derek Parks-Carter
Inks:
Derek Parks-Carter
Letters:
Derek Parks-Carter

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. Sequence is three, half page sections on consecutive pages.

Little Tiny Comics #3 (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, one-third page sections (vertical) on 2 consecutive pages.

Interference (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jean Teule
Pencils:
Jean Teule
Inks:
Jean Teule
Colors:
Jean Teule
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Sequence is three, two-third page sections on consecutive pages. Panels are yellow with red ink.

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 9 of 10.

The Bus (Table of Contents)

The Bus / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
The Bus passengers create a new city in the middle of nowhere.

Graffiti (Table of Contents)

The Bus / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
The Bus gets spray painted with graffiti.

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 sections on consecutive pages.

Red-Beard and the Brain Pirate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 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

Progress! Conclusion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 4

Standing on the Corner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Number 13 at Hialeah (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Chris Achilleos (painted)
Inks:
Chris Achilleos (painted)
Colors:
Chris Achilleos (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Warmth
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. ...Forty-four...
  4. 3. Murk in the Crystal Balls
    Sidebar
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Muzick
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    SF
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Comix
  8. 7. Japanese Comics
    Comix Int'l
  9. 8. Heavy Metal on Film
    Flix
  10. 9. Blind Citadel
  11. 10. Awaken
  12. 11. The Bookshelf
  13. 12. The Rub (part two)
    Changes
  14. 13. Interlude
    Changes
  15. 14. Duologue
    Changes
  16. 15. Sans Family
  17. 16. Metropolitan Opera
  18. 17. The Prophet and the Dictator
  19. 18. The Quest
  20. 19. Little Tiny Comics #3
  21. 20. Interference
  22. 21. The Adventures of Professor Thintwhistle and His Incredible Aether Flyer
  23. 22. The Bus
    The Bus
  24. 23. Graffiti
    The Bus
  25. 24. Rock Opera
  26. 25. Red-Beard and the Brain Pirate
  27. 26. Progress! Conclusion
  28. 27. Standing on the Corner
  29. 28. Number 13 at Hialeah
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
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