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

Heavy Metal, 1977 Series
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Volume
4
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
ISBN
?
Barcode
0709893658712
Editing
Leonard Mogel
Color
Color
Dimensions
Magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
Squarebound

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Heavy Metal Magazine (Heavy Metal, 1977 series) #v4#9 [Direct].


Elle (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

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

Editorial (Table of Contents: 2)

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: 3)

Elle / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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: 5)

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: 6)

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: 7)

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: 8)

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: 9)

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: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Lupoff
Pencils
Stephen Stiles
Inks
Stephen Stiles
Letters
Stephen Stiles

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 10 of 10.

Mary Quite Contrary (Table of Contents: 11)

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-supernatural

What Is Reality, Papa? (Table of Contents: 12)

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: 13)

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

Indexer Notes

a.k.a. "Double évasion"

Reflection (Table of Contents: 14)

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: 15)

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: 16)

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: 17)

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: 18)

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

Script
Paul Kirchner
Pencils
Paul Kirchner
Inks
Paul Kirchner
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Interlude Cont. (Table of Contents: 19)

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: 20)

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: 21)

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: 22)

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: 23)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Luc Schuiten
Pencils
Francois Schuiten
Inks
Francois Schuiten
Colors
Francois Schuiten
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Finally (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Niño
Inks
Alex Niño
Colors
Alex Niño

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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
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