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I Just Watched The Rebel Moon Trailer While Sat Next To Zack Snyder
Heavy Metal Magazine began as a translated license from the French science-fantasy magazine Métal Hurlant and included work by the likes of Enki Bilal, Philippe Caza, Guido Crepax, Philippe Druillet, Jean-Claude Forest, Moebius, Chantal Montellier, and Milo Manara. It would then publish original American-originated work in the same vein[...]
I Just Watched The Rebel Moon Trailer While Sat Next To Zack Snyder
Last week, when Zack Snyder promoted Rebel Moon in London (with not a peep from the WGA), he talked about how the big influence on his work, and Rebel Moon in particular, was the comic book Heavy Metal Magazine To the extent that the Rebel Moon logo is based on Heavy Metal Heavy Metal was[...]
Rick Veitch & Steve Sissette's Stolen Heavy Meta
In 1979, the original cover artwork for the Heavy Metal graphic novel adaptation of the movie 1941 by Rick Veitch and Steve Bissette was reported as stolen from the publisher's offices In 2021, artwork collector Jimmy Willis posted it on Comic Art Fans And today, Rick Veitch noticed, posting on Facebook, "Stolen from the offices[...]
Kris Longo Steps Away From Heavy Metal Magazine As Publisher
In January this year, Marshall Lees CEO of Heavy Metal Entertainment, wrote "Kris Longo remains as our Chief Sales Officer and now serves as interim Publisher" as the company suffered ructions and the publication of the magazine handed to Whatnot/Massive – something they have now stepped away from. Interim Publisher no more, it seems[...]
WhatNot/Massive Cancels Heavy Metal, Will Not Publish Volume Two
In October 2022, Bleeding Cool reported that relatively new comic book publisher Whatnot Publishing, now more widely known as Massive Publishing, was to take over the publication of the legendary long-running sci-fi-fantasy comic book anthology Heavy Metal Magazine from Heavy Metal Entertainment And would be starting over with a Volume #1 issue 1 at the[...]
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Whatnot Publishing is giving Ninja Funk a one-shot as it continues Astro Bots, The Exiled, Gryffen, North Valley Grimoire and Liquid Kill into their June 2023 solicits and solicitations as well as Ramgod from the Heavy Metal side Talking of which, still no sign of a solicitation for Heavy Metal Magazine Vol 2 #4 Looks like[...]
Joe Illidge Quits Heavy Metal Magazine, Talks To Bleeding Cool
Over Christmas, as Bleeding Cool reported on Heavy Metal Magazine undergoing a series of problems First, difficulty paying the bills, then CEO Matt Medney quitting or being pushed, new CEO and Myth founder Marshall Lees being appointed, and claims of creators having their work stolen from under them At the time, I was told that[...]
Heavy Metal Cancels Comics From Bart Sears, Christopher Priest & More
Matthew Medney either jumped or was pushed as CEO of Heavy Metal Magazine and it seems that Heavy Metal is wiping out all traces of the man In December 2019, Heavy Metal Magazine published Adventures Of Adrienne James #0 by Matthew Medney, Bruce Edwards and Geraldo Borges However subsequent solicited issues(listed below) have been cancelled[...]
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WhatNot Publishing launches a brand new series Gryffen #1 by Ben Kahn and Bruno Hidalgo, as well as a Heavy Metal series Ramgod #1 by Morgan Rosenblum, Owen Rosenblum, Canaan White, Ren Spiller and Ismail Nihad in their April 2023 solicits and solicitations Take a look below. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-1[...]
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Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported on the resignation of Matthew Medney, CEO of Heavy Metal Magazine since 2019, and his replacement by Myth founder Marshall Lees Bleeding Cool has been covering some of the publisher's woes of late, even as publication of the magazine has been handed to Whatnot Publishing Two days these woes included Claudio Alvarez and Geraldo Borges complaining that[...]
Miek Medney Quits HEavy MEtal Magazine
Matthew Medney, CEO of Heavy Metal Magazine since his 2019 investment in the company, has given Variety the PR that he has quit the company in its entirety, to be replaced by Myth founder Marshall Lees Jamie Penrose will stay on as chief operating officer Joe Illidge remains as editor-in-chief of Heavy Metal since 2021 and we know[...]
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He writes on Facebook; The Detective from Heavy Metal Italy "Being an "international author" has a lot of goodies But there's also the darker side of dealing with unscrupulous and chatty editors, a world that many of the creators who offer their content from Latin America know – unfortunately – all too well. "I remember how happy we[...]
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Simon Furman is known as the finest writer of Transformers comic books to man, as well as co-creator of Death's Head, Dragon's Claws and more, working in comics and animation, and now launching a brand new title from Whatnot Publishing, Astrobots, written with and drawn by Heavy Metal artist Hector Trunnec and based on a[...]
Heavy Metal Having Difficulty Paying The Bills As Joe Illidge Leaves?
Recently, the publisher Heavy Metal outsourced the publication rights of the longstanding Heavy Metal Magazine to Whatnot Publishing, including, for the first time in the magazine's history, relaunching with a volume 2 and a new number one But what else is going on at the publisher that might have led to such a move? Joseph S[...]
Whatnot Launches Heavy Metal Vol 2 & Liquid Kill In Feb 2023 Solicits
and Starburns Industries Press, who earlier this year bought Heavy Metal Magazine and related titles Heavy Metal Magazine has been through a number of owners and controllers of recent years, with stories of internal coups, challenging comings and goings, non-delivery to customers, callousness and challenges from creators, former employees, their widows and estates[...]
Whatnot To Be The New Publisher Of Heavy Metal Magazine Vol 2 #1
And now they have signed a deal to be the new publisher of Heavy Metal Magazine and related titles, starting next year and includes distribution to the direct market of comic book store, and bookstore distribution too And that means a relaunch of Heavy Metal Magazine for the very first time. Heavy Metal Magazine has been[...]
Tripwire 30th Anniversary Volume Offers Cheap Frank Miller Signature
Heavy Metal is to publish the 30th Anniversary of Tripwire Magazine collection a month late on the 25th of October – but still within its thirtieth year Being distributed by Simon & Schuster and Diamond Comic Distributors, it is intended to be a 200-page paperback "snapshot" for $40 of what Tripwire has covered in the[...]
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Entropy #1 asks the question, what if the Silver Surfer served an evil god? You'd get something like Entropy, the new limited series from Heavy Metal In the comic, family man Henry Hanks is chosen and then killed by Kako, the living embodiment of chaos and misery, as the solicit puts it, to become Kano's[...]
Cole Drumb & Jen Luk Adapt PostHuman For Heavy Metal Magazine
Post Human, is a new comic book series about psychic assassins, super hackers, and eugenics conglomerates starting in Heavy Metal Magazine in September 2022, from writers Cole Drumb and Jennifer Luk based on the 6-minute animated film they released ten years ago. Here are Heavy Metal Magazine's solicits and solicitations for all of September 2022. #gallery-1 { margin:[...]
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Christopher Priest launches a brand new comic book series from Heavy Metal, Entropy, with artist Montos, telling the story of Heavy Metal's biggest, badest, supervillain, described as "Breaking Bad meets Green Lantern"…  here's a look at everything from Heavy Metal in their July 2022 solicits and solicitations. ENTROPY #1 (MR) HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE MAY221499 (W) Christopher Priest (A) Montos Heavy[...]
Heavy Metal Comes To 4K Blu-ray On April 19th
Heavy Metal, the classic and groundbreaking adult animated film, finally comes to 4K Blu-ray on April 19th A long-requested title in 4K, it will come housed in a fantastic-looking Steelbook package; the release will also include Heavy Metal 2000, the sequel making its debut on Blu-ray as well Presented in 4K and under the supervision[...]
Cover image for HEAVY METAL #315 CVR A JUNG GI (MR)
Heavy Metal Magazine publishes its 315th issue in March 2022 amongst its many solicits and solicitations for the month Now, if only they could sort out their mail order system as well, it would all be peachy for 2022. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /*[...]
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Heavy Metal Entertainment had some holiday cheer to share on Friday, with Deadline Hollywood reporting exclusively that the iconic sci-fi & fantasy brand (long-running magazine, comics, podcasts, and more) is moving into television First up, an adaptation of Blake Northcott's (DC Comics' Catwoman) trilogy of novels "Arena Mode Saga" (Arena Mode, Assault or Attrition, and[...]
Saga by Brian K Vaughn and Fiona Staples Returns In January 2022
It's never really simple." New Men #1 by Murewa Ayodele and Dotun Akande launches from Action Lab. Adventures Of Adrienne James #1 and #2 by Matt Medney, Bruce Edwards and Geraldo Borges from Heavy Metal Magazine are both up for FOC Late… Everything Sucks #1 by Michael Sweater from Silver Sprocket Press that also includes stickers and posters Juniper[...]
Heavy Metal Magazine will be collection Bob Fingerman's Pariah – Redux in trade paperback form in February The iconoclastic comic book creator is best known for his Minimum Wage comic book series but has been knocking around Heavy Metal for the last couple of years including a comic book take on his own post apocalyptic[...]
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Heavy Metal Magazine solicits its #313 issue for January 2022, promising more from the Jim Shooter interview, formerly EIC of Marvel, as well as founder of Valiant Entertainment, Defiant Comics and Broadway Comics as well… here are the full Heavy Metal solicits for January 2022. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-1 img { border:[...]
Heavy Metal Magazine Responds To Serious Criticism From Customers
Heavy Metal Magazine is the longstanding comics anthology known for publishing European sci-fi and fantasy comic books for an American audience, including considerable amounts of nudity, violence, and painted artwork And a strong newsstand presence, and reputation helped by the sci-fi anthology movie of a fair few years ago In recent years, it has been[...]
PrintWatch: King Spawn #1 Tops Half A Million With Second Printing
It will have a Brett Booth cover, artist on Todd McFarlane's other upcoming launch, Gunslinger Spawn. PrintWatch: It's not alone today, also getting a second printing is Never Never #1 by Marc McCann and Phil Buckenham, from Heavy Metal Magazine And that we have the cover for… PrintWatch: And Vault Comics has four- Barbaric #1 getting a[...]
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It looks as if he will be undertaking (or has already undertook it) and interview for Heavy Metal Magazine in which he will talk "about being blacklisted from the comic book industry" Maybe the right folk haven't reached out? Now would probably be a good time Heavy Metal Magazine #312 will be out in December,[...]