Heavy Metal Magazine #283 - Fear Special
([December 2016])

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Price
7.95 USD
Pages
140
Indicia Frequency
six (6) times per year
On-sale date
2016-11-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Heavy Metal Media, LLC.
Barcode
070992365876 12
Editing
Kevin Eastman (publisher); Grant Morrison (editor-in-chief); Frank Forte; R. G. Llarena; Rantz Hoseley; Michael Moreci
Color
Color
Dimensions
Magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
Squarebound

Mercy (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Stoupakis (painted)
Inks
David Stoupakis (painted)
Colors
David Stoupakis (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Subscribe & Save (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Heavy Metal / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Nacho Yagüe
Inks
Nacho Yagüe
Colors
Nacho Yagüe
Letters
typeset

Touch It. (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Comixology / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editorial (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Rantz Hoseley
Inks
Rantz Hoseley
Colors
Rantz Hoseley
Letters
Rantz Hoseley

Synopsis
Grant Morrison describes how his staff assembled the 'Fear Special' issue of Heavy Metal, which ended with Grant becoming a cannibal who consumed his staff.

Der Fischerhaus (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Deric Hughes; Ben Raab
Pencils
Mike May
Inks
Mike May
Letters
typeset
Editing
Rantz Hoseley

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A fisherman wandering in the woods falls into the clutches of a monster.

David Stoupakis (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script
David Stoupakis
Pencils
David Stoupakis (painted)
Inks
David Stoupakis (painted)
Colors
David Stoupakis (painted)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
David Stoupakis introduces several of his paintings.

Explore Beyond the Limits (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Heavy Metal / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Nightfeed (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Juan Roldán
Pencils
Patricio Delpeche
Inks
Patricio Delpeche
Colors
Patricio Delpeche
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A woman gets up in the night to see why her monster hasn't eaten a baby.

Chapter One: The Origin of Nothing (Table of Contents: 9)

The Smile of the Absent Cat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Gerhard
Inks
Gerhard
Colors
Gerhard
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; detective-mystery
Characters
Tommy Catkins; Lord McPaw; Algernon Pussyfoot; Miss Wong
Synopsis
Lord McPaw hires Tommy Catkins to find his daughter, which leads Tommy to Algernon Pussyfoot, who is in the midst of performing an arcane ritual by butchering women.

Indexer Notes

First chapter of a proposed graphic novel.

Morpheus Fine Art (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Zdzislaw Beksinski (painted); De Es Schwertbergera (painted); Dariusz Zawadzki (painted); Geoffrey Gersten (painted); Judson Huss (painted); Jota Leal (painted); Jaroslaw Jasnikowski (painted); H. R. Giger (painted); Wieslaw Walkuski (painted)
Inks
Zdzislaw Beksinski (painted); De Es Schwertbergera (painted); Dariusz Zawadzki (painted); Geoffrey Gersten (painted); Judson Huss (painted); Jota Leal (painted); Jaroslaw Jasnikowski (painted); H. R. Giger (painted); Wieslaw Walkuski (painted)
Colors
Zdzislaw Beksinski (painted); De Es Schwertbergera (painted); Dariusz Zawadzki (painted); Geoffrey Gersten (painted); Judson Huss (painted); Jota Leal (painted); Jaroslaw Jasnikowski (painted); H. R. Giger (painted); Wieslaw Walkuski (painted)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Selections of paintings from the Morpheus Fine Art Gallery.

Constriction (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Walton
Pencils
Daniel Govar
Inks
Daniel Govar
Colors
Daniel Govar
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A woman finds herself unable to lower one of her legs; soon her entire body begins to constrict until she collapses into a black hole which destroys the Earth.

The Hollow Man (Table of Contents: 12)

Semiautomagic / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alex de Campi
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Marissa Louise
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Alice Creed
Synopsis
Alice meets an actor whose body is filled with magical creatures which were transformed into monsters by contact with his own inner ugliness.

Tim Lehi: Guts 'n' Blood (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Forte
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
An article about Tim Lehi's artwork which has been reproduced as body tattoos.

Holiday Offering (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Diego Agrimbau
Pencils
Gabriel Ippóliti
Inks
Gabriel Ippóliti
Colors
Gabriel Ippóliti
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
On October 31, 1938, a band of gangsters overhear part of Orson Welles' 'War of the Worlds' broadcast, think it's real, and wind up killing each other.

Zentropa Part 3 (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Mahoney
Pencils
John Mahoney
Inks
John Mahoney
Colors
John Mahoney

Justin Cherry (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Rantz Hoseley; Justin Cherry
Pencils
Justin Cherry (painted)
Inks
Justin Cherry (painted)
Colors
Justin Cherry (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Rantz Hoseley interviews Justin Cherry about his art.

Salsa Invertebraxa Part 4 (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Mozchops
Pencils
Mozchops
Inks
Mozchops
Colors
Mozchops
Letters
typeset

Time to Get Down 'n' Dirty (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The Aftermath: Big Clean / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Felt (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Burns
Pencils
Maxx Marshall
Inks
Maxx Marshall
Colors
Chris Chuckry
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A woman lives in a world inhabited by puppets - puppets she made from the people she's killed.

Available Now (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Reincarnate / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Gut Ghost (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Enzo Garza
Pencils
Enzo Garza
Inks
Enzo Garza
Colors
Enzo Garza
Letters
Enzo Garza

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A ghost-like creature swallows up a man inside its guts.

End of the Road (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

The Paybacks / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Heavy Metalist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Epic Trade Paperback Coming Soon! (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Interceptor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mercy
  2. 1. Subscribe & Save
    Heavy Metal
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Touch It.
    Comixology
  5. 4. Editorial
  6. 5. Der Fischerhaus
  7. 6. David Stoupakis
  8. 7. Explore Beyond the Limits
    Heavy Metal
  9. 8. Nightfeed
  10. 9. Chapter One: The Origin of Nothing
    The Smile of the Absent Cat
  11. 10. Morpheus Fine Art
  12. 11. Constriction
  13. 12. The Hollow Man
    Semiautomagic
  14. 13. Tim Lehi: Guts 'n' Blood
  15. 14. Holiday Offering
  16. 15. Zentropa Part 3
  17. 16. Justin Cherry
  18. 17. Salsa Invertebraxa Part 4
  19. 18. Time to Get Down 'n' Dirty
    The Aftermath: Big Clean
  20. 19. Felt
  21. 20. Available Now
    Reincarnate
  22. 21. Gut Ghost
  23. 22. End of the Road
    The Paybacks
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Heavy Metalist
  25. 24. Epic Trade Paperback Coming Soon!
    Interceptor
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