Heavy Metal Magazine #v4#1 [Direct]
(April 1980)

Heavy Metal, 1977 Series
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Volume
4
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
adult
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
HM Communications Inc.
Editing
Ted White (editor); Julie Simmons-Lynch (credited as Julie Simmons) (executive editor); John Workman (art director)

He Turned the Phindog to Stone (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Roberts (painting)
Inks
Tony Roberts (painting)
Colors
Tony Roberts (painting)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clyde Caldwell (painting)
Inks
Clyde Caldwell (painting)
Colors
Clyde Caldwell (painting)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

...Third Anniversary... (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ted White
Pencils
Clyde Caldwell (painting)
Inks
Clyde Caldwell (painting)
Colors
Clyde Caldwell (painting)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial with illustration spanning to previous page/contents page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Chain Mail / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Sidebar / text article / 1.17 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Spinrad
Pencils
Chris Browne (illustration)
Inks
Chris Browne (illustration)
Colors
Chris Browne (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

SF / text article / 2.83 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Patrick Brown
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

Comix Int'l / text article / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Horn
Pencils
Guido Crepax (illustrations)
Inks
Guido Crepax (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Muzick / text article / 2.08 pages (report information)

Script
Lou Stathis
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Flix / text article / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bhob Stewart
Pencils
Nino Carbe (illustrations)
Inks
Nino Carbe (illustrations)
Colors
Nino Carbe (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Champakou [1] (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Jean Torton (credited as Jéronaton); ? (translation)
Pencils
Jean Torton (credited as Jéronaton) (painting)
Inks
Jean Torton (credited as Jéronaton) (painting)
Colors
Jean Torton (credited as Jéronaton) (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Story set in the ancient Mayan civilization circa 1000 AD.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3.

Of Needle and Thread (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Enki Bilal; ? (translation)
Pencils
Enki Bilal
Inks
Enki Bilal
Colors
Enki Bilal
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius; ? (translation)
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 32 of 32.

The Adventures of Professor Thintwhistle and His Incredible Aether Flyer Chapter Three: Land Ho! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Lupoff
Pencils
Steve Stiles
Inks
Steve Stiles
Letters
Steve Stiles

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 10.

The Beast of Wolfton [3] (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Corben
Pencils
Richard Corben
Inks
Richard Corben
Colors
Richard Corben
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3.

High Rise [5] (Table of Contents: 14)

Changes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Howarth
Pencils
Matt Howarth
Inks
Matt Howarth
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Part 5 of 31.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Dream Police! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gerry Capelle
Pencils
Gerry Capelle
Inks
Gerry Capelle
Colors
Gerry Capelle
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Bill Gruber, he's new on the force.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Two half page sequences on consecutive pages.

Monsieur Glou Glou (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jacques Rochberny
Pencils
Jacques Rochberny
Inks
Jacques Rochberny
Colors
Jacques Rochberny
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Sequence on top third of page.

Sunday Night (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
Mee
Pencils
Mee
Inks
Mee
Colors
Mee
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence on bottom sixth of the page.

Zooks! [6] (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Vaughn Bodé
Pencils
Vaughn Bodé
Inks
Vaughn Bodé
Colors
Mark Bodé
Letters
Vaughn Bodé

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Sequence is 3 quarter page sections on consecutive pages.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 6 of 7.

Rock Opera (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Kierkegaard (credited as Rod Kierkegaard Jr)
Pencils
Rod Kierkegaard (credited as Rod Kierkegaard Jr) (painting)
Inks
Rod Kierkegaard (credited as Rod Kierkegaard Jr) (painting)
Colors
Rod Kierkegaard (credited as Rod Kierkegaard Jr) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence is 6, 2/3 of a page sections on 6 consecutive pages.

November (Table of Contents: 20)

Suburban Scenes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Caza; ? (translation)
Pencils
Caza
Inks
Caza
Colors
Caza
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Perversity (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Wotipka (painted)
Inks
John Wotipka (painted)
Colors
John Wotipka (painted)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He Turned the Phindog to Stone
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. ...Third Anniversary...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Chain Mail
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sidebar
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    SF
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Comix Int'l
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Muzick
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Flix
  10. 9. Champakou [1]
  11. 10. Of Needle and Thread
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius
  13. 12. The Adventures of Professor Thintwhistle and His Incredible Aether Flyer Chapter Three: Land Ho!
  14. 13. The Beast of Wolfton [3]
  15. 14. High Rise [5]
    Changes
  16. 15. ["This is Bill Gruber, he's new on the force."]
    Dream Police!
  17. 16. Monsieur Glou Glou
  18. 17. Sunday Night
  19. 18. Zooks! [6]
  20. 19. Rock Opera
  21. 20. November
    Suburban Scenes
  22. 21. Perversity
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Jonathan E.
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Adei G.
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Chris L.
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Karsten S.
  • Jim Van Dore