Heavy Metal Magazine #v5#9 [Direct Sales]
(December 1981)

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Volume:
5
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
HM Communications, Inc
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch
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

Giger Does Debbie (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Chris Stein (photography)
Inks:
Chris Stein (photography)
Colors:
Chris Stein (photography)

Genre:
science fiction

Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Guy Colwell (painted)
Inks:
Guy Colwell (painted)
Colors:
Guy Colwell (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy

Indexer Notes

Contents pages with illustration spanning both pages.

Editorial (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julie Simmons-Lynch
Pencils:
Alexandra Allinne
Inks:
Alexandra Allinne
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial text with illustration.

Shakespeare for Americans (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Simonson
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin; Walt Simonson
Inks:
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

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 8

Den II (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Corben
Pencils:
Richard Corben (painted)
Inks:
Richard Corben (painted)
Colors:
Richard Corben (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 18

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 8 of 9. Part 9 appears in the 11/82 issue.

New Musics (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Variety Spicer (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

SF Nightmares (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Brad Balfour
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Mysterious Mania (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Elliot Murphy
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Valued Shock (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.625 page (report information)

Script:
Deborah Harry
Pencils:
Christopher Makos (photography)
Inks:
Christopher Makos (photography)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Short review of John Waters' (Pink Flamingos, Polyester, etc.) memoirs by Blondie's lead singer.

Mystical Herbert Mix (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.375 page (report information)

Script:
Norman Spinrad
Pencils:
Marcus Leatherdale (photography)
Inks:
Marcus Leatherdale (photography)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

De Sade Abound (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.375 page (report information)

Script:
Mick Farren
Pencils:
Guido Crepax
Inks:
Guido Crepax
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Tattoo Splendor (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.333 page (report information)

Script:
Brad Balfour
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

My Ten Favorite Japanese Monster Movies (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.333 page (report information)

Script:
Glenn O'Brien
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

My Mother, My Hell (Table of Contents)

Dossier / text article / 0.333 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Strange Encounters of the Swiss Kind (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Deborah Harry; Chris Stein
Pencils:
Chris Stein (photography)
Inks:
Chris Stein (photography)
Colors:
Chris Stein (photography)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Account of the collaboration between Harry & Stein and H.R. Giger.

Mirror of Dreams (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kirchner
Pencils:
Paul Kirchner
Inks:
Paul Kirchner
Colors:
Paul Kirchner
Letters:
Paul Kirchner

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:

Rose Light Grove (Table of Contents)

El Rhodento del Astro / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Trumbo
Pencils:
Phil Trumbo
Inks:
Phil Trumbo
Colors:
Phil Trumbo
Letters:
Phil Trumbo

Genre:
science fiction

White House (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (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

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 2 of 9

Skull and Crossbones (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 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
Reprints:
  • From PILOTE

The Immortals' Fete (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 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 8 of 8

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
Reprints:

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy

Weekends Were Made for Balibob (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Thomas Warkentin (painted)
Inks:
Thomas Warkentin (painted)
Colors:
Thomas Warkentin (painted)

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Giger Does Debbie
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Editorial
  4. 3. Shakespeare for Americans
  5. 4. The Mercenary
  6. 5. Den II
  7. 6. Tex Arcana
  8. 7. New Musics
    Dossier
  9. 8. Variety Spicer
    Dossier
  10. 9. SF Nightmares
    Dossier
  11. 10. Mysterious Mania
    Dossier
  12. 11. Valued Shock
    Dossier
  13. 12. Mystical Herbert Mix
    Dossier
  14. 13. De Sade Abound
    Dossier
  15. 14. Tattoo Splendor
    Dossier
  16. 15. My Ten Favorite Japanese Monster Movies
    Dossier
  17. 16. My Mother, My Hell
    Dossier
  18. 17. Strange Encounters of the Swiss Kind
  19. 18. Mirror of Dreams
  20. 19. Rose Light Grove
    El Rhodento del Astro
  21. 20. White House
  22. 21. At the Middle of Cymbiola
  23. 22. Skull and Crossbones
  24. 23. The Immortals' Fete
  25. 24. I'm Age
  26. 25. Rock Opera
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    The Bus
  28. 27. Weekends Were Made for Balibob
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