(April 1978)

Heavy Metal, 1977 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
HM Communications, Inc.
Barcode
0709893658704
Editing
Sean Kelly; Valerie Marchant
Color
Color
Dimensions
Magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
Squarebound

Issue Notes

The issue number isn't a mistake; Vol. I did have thirteen issues for some reason, or possibly for no reason at all. Vol. II runs 12 issues and Vol. 3 has 11 to get things back on track.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Morello (painted)
Inks
Robert Morello (painted)
Colors
Robert Morello (painted)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Den's Farewell (Table of Contents: 1)

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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Epilogue to the first story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Part 9 of 32

Urm the Mad (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Philippe Druillet
Pencils
Philippe Druillet
Inks
Philippe Druillet
Colors
Philippe Druillet
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 4

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

1996 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Chantal Montellier
Pencils
Chantal Montellier
Inks
Chantal Montellier
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
ONO! No, Mizder thadz nodda cargaz!
Genre
science fiction
Reprints
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 6

City of Flowers (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Philippe Druillet
Pencils
Picotto
Inks
Picotto
Colors
Picotto
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
  • From METAL HURLANT

Indexer Notes

Part 10 of 32

Kierkimos Toxis (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Karl B. Kofoed
Pencils
Karl B. Kofoed (painted)
Inks
Karl B. Kofoed (painted)
Colors
Karl B. Kofoed (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Orion (Chapter II) (Table of Contents: 8)

Orion / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gray Morrow
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
Gray Morrow
Letters
Gray Morrow

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 9

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Paradise 9 / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil Manoeuvre
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

"Paradise 9 Magazine" is a joke simultaneously published in the U.S. and France. The story has the HM staff going to Paradise 9, home planet of contributor Zha, on a press junket. Several short stories by various contributors give their impressions.

Departure (Table of Contents: 10)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Manoeuvre
Pencils
Sergio Macedo
Inks
Sergio Macedo
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Manoeuvre
Pencils
Nicole Claveloux
Inks
Nicole Claveloux
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

[Aedipios] (Table of Contents: 12)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Manoeuvre
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Manoeuvre
Pencils
Serge Clerc
Inks
Serge Clerc
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Genesis (Table of Contents: 14)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dominique He
Pencils
Dominique He
Inks
Dominique He
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

The Flora of Paradise 9 (Table of Contents: 15)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Pencils
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Inks
Jean Giraud [as Moebius]
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Paradise 9 Magazine (Table of Contents: 16)

Paradise 9 / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sean Kelly
Pencils
Denis Sire
Inks
Denis Sire
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Piece by one of HM's editors explains the scenario.

The Ruins of Supiliouluma (Table of Contents: 17)

Paradise 9 / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jean-Pierre Dionnet
Pencils
Jean-Louis Trip
Inks
Jean-Louis Trip
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

9661 (Table of Contents: 19)

Paradise 9; 1996 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chantal Montellier
Pencils
Chantal Montellier
Inks
Chantal Montellier
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

A Brief History Of Its Natives (Table of Contents: 20)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

Macaberesque (Table of Contents: 21)

Paradise 9 / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Davis
Pencils
Ed Davis
Inks
Ed Davis
Colors
Ed Davis
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color consists of spots of red for a butterfly, blood, a book, some apples and a machine gun.

Barbarella (Table of Contents: 22)

Barbarella / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Barbarella

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 6

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Bryant (painted)
Inks
Rick Bryant (painted)
Colors
Rick Bryant (painted)

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Den's Farewell
    Den
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius
  4. 3. Urm the Mad
  5. 4. ["ONO! No, Mizder thadz nodda cargaz!"]
    1996
  6. 5. City of Flowers
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius
  8. 7. Kierkimos Toxis
  9. 8. Orion (Chapter II)
    Orion
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Paradise 9
  11. 10. Departure
    Paradise 9
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Paradise 9
  13. 12. [Aedipios]
    Paradise 9
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Paradise 9
  15. 14. Genesis
    Paradise 9
  16. 15. The Flora of Paradise 9
    Paradise 9
  17. 16. Paradise 9 Magazine
    Paradise 9
  18. 17. The Ruins of Supiliouluma
    Paradise 9
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Paradise 9
  20. 19. 9661
    Paradise 9; 1996
  21. 20. A Brief History Of Its Natives
    Paradise 9
  22. 21. Macaberesque
    Paradise 9
  23. 22. Barbarella
    Barbarella
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
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