(April 1977)

Heavy Metal, 1977 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
HM Communications, Inc.
ISBN
?
Editing
Sean Kelly; Valerie Marchant; Julie Simmons (associate)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
Squarebound

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jean-Michel Nicollet (painted)
Inks
Jean-Michel Nicollet (painted)
Colors
Jean-Michel Nicollet (painted)

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
robots

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents and credits listing.

Origins (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Chris Achilleos
Inks
Chris Achilleos
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introductory text with small black and white, partial illustration from the cover of Metal Hurlant (Les Humanoïdes Associés, 1975 series) #10.

Den (Table of Contents: 3)

Den / 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-supernatural
Characters
Den
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 12.

Rut (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Philippe Druillet
Pencils
Philippe Druillet
Inks
Philippe Druillet
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Conquering Armies (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jean-Pierre Dionnet
Pencils
Jean-Claude Gal
Inks
Jean-Claude Gal
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Series of self-contained stories with a Twilight Zone feel about historical-ish soldiers finding themselves in unsettling situations. Runs through the July issue, then next appears in January 1978.

The Adventures of Yrris (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Philippe Druillet
Pencils
Dominique Vallet [as Alexis]
Inks
Dominique Vallet [as Alexis]
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

Arzach (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Self-contained stories running through the July 1978 issue.

Selenia (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Marre
Pencils
Sergio Macedo
Inks
Sergio Macedo
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Sword of Shannara (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Brooks
Pencils
Greg Hildebrandt (painted); Tim Hildebrandt (painted)
Inks
Greg Hildebrandt (painted); Tim Hildebrandt (painted)
Colors
Greg Hildebrandt (painted); Tim Hildebrandt (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Preview of the novel.

Traumwach (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Pauline Pierson
Pencils
Philippe Mouchel
Inks
Al Voss
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Space Punks (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jean-Claude Mezieres
Pencils
Jean-Claude Mezieres
Inks
Jean-Claude Mezieres
Colors
Jean-Claude Mezieres
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

1996 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chantal Montellier
Pencils
Chantal Montellier
Inks
Chantal Montellier
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many of these people...
Genre
science fiction
Reprints
  • from Metal Hurlant (Les Humanoïdes Associés, 1975 series) ?

Age of Ages (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Akbar Del Piombo
Pencils
Norman Rubington (collages)
Inks
Norman Rubington (collages)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 5.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

1996 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chantal Montellier
Pencils
Chantal Montellier
Inks
Chantal Montellier
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Baby, baby don cry.
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Sunspot (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Vaughn Bodé
Pencils
Vaughn Bodé
Inks
Vaughn Bodé
Colors
Bruce Patterson
Letters
Vaughn Bode

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

The introduction to the May 1977 issue states Jack Adler was asked to color these pages, but Bruce Patterson writes a letter in the March 1978 issue crediting himself as colorist and explaining his choices to a disgruntled Bode fan. Part 1 of 4.

Manipulation (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Patrice Roy
Pencils
Patrice Roy
Inks
Patrice Roy
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Agorn / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Philippe Druillet
Inks
Philippe Druillet
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
  • from Metal Hurlant (Les Humanoïdes Associés, 1975 series) ?

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustration is a preview of a colored, partial panel from "Agorn", which appears in the next issue.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Origins
  4. 3. Den
    Den
  5. 4. Rut
  6. 5. Conquering Armies
  7. 6. The Adventures of Yrris
  8. 7. Arzach
  9. 8. Selenia
  10. 9. The Sword of Shannara
  11. 10. Traumwach
  12. 11. Space Punks
  13. 12. ["Many of these people..."]
    1996
  14. 13. Age of Ages
  15. 14. ["Baby, baby don cry."]
    1996
  16. 15. Sunspot
  17. 16. Manipulation
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Agorn
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