Heavy Metal Magazine #v4#12 [Direct Sales]
(March 1981)

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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

God Jokes (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Abdul Mati Klarwein (painted)
Inks:
Abdul Mati Klarwein (painted)
Colors:
Abdul Mati Klarwein (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rick Bryant
Inks:
Rick Bryant
Colors:
Rick Bryant
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Contents page with background illustration.

Bloodstar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard; John Jakes (adaptation); John Pocsik (adaptation)
Pencils:
Richard Corben (painted)
Inks:
Richard Corben (painted)
Colors:
Richard Corben (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 8

What Is Reality, Papa? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 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 4 of 5

Edward In Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Red (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 25 of 31 Continued from 12/80 issue.

Arsenic & Silken Hole (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: Tony Sciarra and D. M. Kister. Part 26 of 31

Fear Not Your Enemies (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harlan Ellison
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Salammbo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 4

The Ambassador of the Shadows (Table of Contents)

Valerian: Time-Space Agent / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Pierre Christin
Pencils:
J. C. Mezieres
Inks:
J. C. Mezieres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 4

Tex Arcana (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Findley
Pencils:
John Findley
Inks:
John Findley
Letters:
John Findley

Genre:
horror-suspense; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 9

The Man with the Suitcase (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jean Teule
Pencils:
Jean Teule
Inks:
Jean Teule
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Milady 3000: The Prince of Equilibrium and a Serene Galaxy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Roberto Raviola [as Magnus]
Pencils:
Roberto Raviola [as Magnus]
Inks:
Roberto Raviola [as Magnus]
Colors:
Roberto Raviola [as Magnus]
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

from Il Mago #94 (January 1980);
from Il Mago #95 (February 1980);
from Il Mago #96 (March 1980)

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

The Empire Grows Back (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.666 page (report information)

Script:
Don Butler
Pencils:
Don Butler
Inks:
Don Butler
Colors:
?
Letters:
Don Butler

Genre:
science fiction

I See Spots (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jean Torton [as Jeronaton] (painted)
Inks:
Jean Torton [as Jeronaton] (painted)
Colors:
Jean Torton [as Jeronaton] (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. God Jokes
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Bloodstar
  4. 3. What Is Reality, Papa?
  5. 4. Edward In Love
  6. 5. Red
    Changes
  7. 6. Arsenic & Silken Hole
    Changes
  8. 7. Fear Not Your Enemies
  9. 8. Salammbo
  10. 9. The Ambassador of the Shadows
    Valerian: Time-Space Agent
  11. 10. Tex Arcana
  12. 11. The Man with the Suitcase
  13. 12. Milady 3000: The Prince of Equilibrium and a Serene Galaxy
  14. 13. Rock Opera
  15. 14. The Empire Grows Back
  16. 15. I See Spots
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