Heavy Metal Magazine #v5#1 [Direct Sales]
(April 1981)

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Volume:
5
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

Sybil (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Esteban Maroto (painted)
Inks:
Esteban Maroto (painted)
Colors:
Esteban Maroto (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Phil Trumbo (painted)
Inks:
Phil Trumbo (painted)
Colors:
Phil Trumbo (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Contents page with illustration spanning to next page.

Art and the Nazis (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brad Balfour
Pencils:
Arthur Kampf; Julius Paul Junghanns
Inks:
Arthur Kampf; Julius Paul Junghanns
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Illustrations are monochrome printings of two paintings: Venus and Adonis by Kampf & Spring Evening by Junghanns.

Bloodstar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 18 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 5 of 8

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 2 of 9

Storm Warning (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: D. M. Kister. Part 27 of 31

The Rub (The Last Straw) (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

Also credited: D. M. Kister. Part 28 of 31

Julio Ribera (Table of Contents)

Heavy Metal Interview / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Brad Balfour
Pencils:
Julio Ribera; Amy Seissler (painted)
Inks:
Julio Ribera; Amy Seissler (painted)
Colors:
Amy Seissler (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

What Is Reality, Papa? (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 5 of 5

The Ambassador of the Shadows (Table of Contents)

Valerian: Time-Space Agent / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 4

Good-Bye Soldier! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ricardo Barreiro
Pencils:
Juan Gimenez
Inks:
Juan Gimenez
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Stories from London (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry North
Pencils:
Harry North
Inks:
Harry North
Colors:
Harry North
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

Dangerous Curve (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

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

Woof! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Les Edwards (painted)
Inks:
Les Edwards (painted)
Colors:
Les Edwards (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sybil
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Art and the Nazis
  4. 3. Bloodstar
  5. 4. Tex Arcana
  6. 5. Storm Warning
    Changes
  7. 6. The Rub (The Last Straw)
    Changes
  8. 7. Julio Ribera
    Heavy Metal Interview
  9. 8. What Is Reality, Papa?
  10. 9. The Ambassador of the Shadows
    Valerian: Time-Space Agent
  11. 10. Good-Bye Soldier!
  12. 11. Stories from London
  13. 12. Dangerous Curve
  14. 13. Rock Opera
  15. 14. Woof!
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