Heavy Metal Magazine #v4#9 [Direct Sales]
(December 1980)

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Volume:
4
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
HM Communications, Inc
Editing:
Leonard Mogel
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

Elle (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stephen Stiles (painted)
Inks:
Stephen Stiles (painted)
Colors:
Stephen Stiles (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy

Indexer Notes

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

Editorial (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Leonard Mogel
Pencils:
Stephen Stiles (painted)
Inks:
Stephen Stiles (painted)
Colors:
Stephen Stiles (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

Take Another Look... (Table of Contents)

Elle / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Fantasy

Indexer Notes

The complete cover illustration, including the parts they weren't allowed to put on the cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Muzick / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

SF / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comix / text article / 1.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Life is a Cartoon (Table of Contents)

Flix / text article / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Bhob Stewart
Pencils:
Geoff Dunbar
Inks:
Geoff Dunbar
Colors:
Geoff Dunbar
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Bloodstar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard
Pencils:
Richard Corben (painted)
Inks:
Richard Corben (painted)
Colors:
Richard Corben (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bloodstar
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 8.

Man's Best Friend (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

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 10 of 10.

Mary Quite Contrary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy

What Is Reality, Papa? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

Indexer Notes

Sequel to The Alchemist Supreme (5/80 thru 9/80). Part 1 of 5.

Double Evasion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (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:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Reflection (Table of Contents)

Valentina / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Guido Crepax
Pencils:
Guido Crepax
Inks:
Guido Crepax
Colors:
Guido Crepax
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Valentina

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 4. Panels are grey with blue ink.

Guido Crepax (Table of Contents)

Heavy Metal Interview / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Diana K. Bletter
Pencils:
Guido Crepax
Inks:
Guido Crepax
Colors:
Guido Crepax
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustration.

Little Tiny Comics #4 (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.

Klee (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Markus Klee
Pencils:
Markus Klee
Inks:
Markus Klee
Letters:
Markus Klee

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence is two half-page sections on consecutive pages.

[Drive With Us Take 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

Interlude Cont. (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

Also credited: Tony Sciarra and the late Julian Kernes. Part 23 of 31.

Laser Chic (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

Also credited: Dominique Waite. Part 24 of 31. Next appears in 3/81 issue.

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 2 of 2. Sequence is 3, half-page sections on consecutive pages.

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, two-thirds page sections on consecutive pages.

The Cutter of the Fog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Luc Schuiten
Pencils:
Francois Schuiten
Inks:
Francois Schuiten
Colors:
Francois Schuiten
Letters:
Francois Schuiten (painted)

Genre:
fantasy

Finally (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Nino
Inks:
Alex Nino
Colors:
Alex Nino

Genre:
fantasy

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Elle
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Editorial
  4. 3. Take Another Look...
    Elle
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Muzick
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    SF
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Comix
  8. 7. Life is a Cartoon
    Flix
  9. 8. Bloodstar
  10. 9. Man's Best Friend
  11. 10. The Adventures of Professor Thintwhistle and His Incredible Aether Flyer
  12. 11. Mary Quite Contrary
  13. 12. What Is Reality, Papa?
  14. 13. Double Evasion
  15. 14. Reflection
    Valentina
  16. 15. Guido Crepax
    Heavy Metal Interview
  17. 16. Little Tiny Comics #4
  18. 17. Klee
  19. 18. [Drive With Us Take the Bus]
    The Bus
  20. 19. Interlude Cont.
    Changes
  21. 20. Laser Chic
    Changes
  22. 21. The Quest
  23. 22. Rock Opera
  24. 23. The Cutter of the Fog
  25. 24. Finally
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