Heavy Metal Magazine #v5#8 [Direct Sales]
(November 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

The Mercenary (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vicente Segrelles (painted)
Inks:
Vicente Segrelles (painted)
Colors:
Vicente Segrelles (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
George DeHoff (painted)
Inks:
George DeHoff (painted)
Colors:
George DeHoff (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Contents pages with illustration spanning both pages.

Editorial (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Christopher Hoffman (photograph)
Inks:
Christopher Hoffman (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial with black and white photograph.

Shakespeare for Americans (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Chaykin; Walt Simonson
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin; Walt Simonson
Inks:
Howard Chaykin; Walt Simonson
Colors:
Howard Chaykin; Walt Simonson
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

The Mercenary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Vicente Segrelles
Pencils:
Vicente Segrelles (painted)
Inks:
Vicente Segrelles (painted)
Colors:
Vicente Segrelles (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 8

Spotting the Demons (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mick Farren
Pencils:
Christopher Hoffman
Inks:
Christopher Hoffman
Colors:
Christopher Hoffman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Theory of Evolution (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Gross (painted)
Inks:
Michael Gross (painted)
Colors:
Michael Gross (painted)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

The Art of Leo & Diane Dillon (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Byron Preiss
Pencils:
Leo Dillon (painted); Diane Dillon (painted)
Inks:
Leo Dillon (painted); Diane Dillon (painted)
Colors:
Leo Dillon (painted); Diane Dillon (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Immortals' Fete (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

Indexer Notes

Part 7 of 8

At the Middle of Cymbiola (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Claude Renard
Pencils:
Francois Schuiten
Inks:
Francois Schuiten
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 9

Mudwog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Suydam
Pencils:
Arthur Suydam
Inks:
Arthur Suydam
Colors:
Arthur Suydam
Letters:
Arthur Suydam

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Humus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Rafael Estrada
Pencils:
Rafael Estrada (painted)
Inks:
Rafael Estrada (painted)
Colors:
Rafael Estrada (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From SELECCIONES ILLUSTRADAS

One Evening, I Saw Red! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 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

I'm Age (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff Jones
Pencils:
Jeff Jones
Inks:
Jeff Jones
Letters:
Jeff Jones

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

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 7 of 9

New Musics (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Stathis
Pencils:
Bob Bohumil Krcil (photography)
Inks:
Bob Bohumil Krcil (photography)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Conspicuously Consumed (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Brad Balfour
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Heavenly Choir (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jonathan White
Pencils:
Christopher Hoffman
Inks:
Christopher Hoffman
Colors:
Christopher Hoffman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Mourning Becomes Electric (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Duart McLean
Pencils:
Christopher Hoffman
Inks:
Christopher Hoffman
Colors:
Christopher Hoffman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Western Decline (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Farber
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Animatus Incredibilis: Dis-Mission (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Daphne Davis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Animatus Incredibilis: Hand Job (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Bhob Stewart
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Hot Wired: Kraftwerk (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Charles M. Young
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Siren Song (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Cummings
Pencils:
Paul Abrams
Inks:
Paul Abrams
Colors:
Paul Abrams
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Egg of the World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From METAL HURLANT

O'Clock (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Antonio Altarriba
Pencils:
Luis Royo (painted)
Inks:
Luis Royo (painted)
Colors:
Luis Royo (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
  • From SELECCIONES ILLUSTRADAS

Indexer Notes

Heard of human chess? Here's a human clock.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Bus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

And the Children Play (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tito Salamoni (painted)
Inks:
Tito Salamoni (painted)
Colors:
Tito Salamoni (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mercenary
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Editorial
  4. 3. Shakespeare for Americans
  5. 4. The Mercenary
  6. 5. Spotting the Demons
  7. 6. Theory of Evolution
  8. 7. The Art of Leo & Diane Dillon
  9. 8. The Immortals' Fete
  10. 9. At the Middle of Cymbiola
  11. 10. Mudwog
  12. 11. Humus
  13. 12. One Evening, I Saw Red!
  14. 13. I'm Age
  15. 14. Tex Arcana
  16. 15. New Musics
    Dossier
  17. 16. Conspicuously Consumed
    Dossier
  18. 17. Heavenly Choir
    Dossier
  19. 18. Mourning Becomes Electric
    Dossier
  20. 19. Western Decline
    Dossier
  21. 20. Animatus Incredibilis: Dis-Mission
    Dossier
  22. 21. Animatus Incredibilis: Hand Job
    Dossier
  23. 22. Hot Wired: Kraftwerk
    Dossier
  24. 23. Siren Song
  25. 24. The Egg of the World
  26. 25. O'Clock
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    The Bus
  28. 27. And the Children Play
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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