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Steve Orlando Ivan Shavrins Starward From Heavy Metal in March 2021

Steve Orlando, Ivan Shavrin's Starward From Heavy Metal in March 2021

Steve Orlando and Ivan Shavrin's Starward series is getting a promotion from Heavy Metal Magazine to its own series, launching from Heavy Metal in March, along with the re-solicitation of Cold Dead War - have the issues with Dan O'Bannon's estate been ironed out? Or are they just steamrollering ahead? Will check into this[...]

Heavy Metal Taarna and Avis Get Collectibles From Executive Replicas

Heavy Metal Taarna and Avis Get Collectibles From Executive Replicas

Executive Replicas gives us our one-way ticket to midnight, call it, Heavy Metal The cult classic 1981 animated film Heavy Metal is back once again as Executive Replicas teams up with Loosecollector Collectibles to unveil the new Taarna and Avis Deluxe 1/12 figure set The set will feature the iconic lead of the film Taarna[...]

Richard Corben Has Died Aged 80. Rest In Peace.

Richard Corben Has Died, Aged 80. Rest In Peace.

He is best known for his horror and fantasy stories, including work in Creepy, Eerie, Vampirella, as well as Métal Hurlant and Heavy Metal Magazine, including his series Den, from his own publishing imprint, Fantagor Press.[caption id="attachment_1307716" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Richard Corben Has Died, Aged 80 Rest In Peace.[/caption]Famed for his use of solid blacks, stipple[...]

Gerhard and Grant Morrison &#8211 at Odds With Heavy Metal

Gerhard and Grant Morrison – at Odds With Heavy Metal?

Earlier this year, Bleeding Cool reported that a collection of Grant Morrison and Gerhard's Heavy Metal Magazine story The Smile of the Absent Cat was due for this coming January, after a number of delays The comic book, part of Grant Morrison's run as Editor-In-Chief of Heavy Metal, featured Louis Wain, an Edwardian artist known for[...]

Menton3s Chasing The Dragon #1 in Heavy Metal February 2021 Solicits

Menton3's Chasing The Dragon #1 in Heavy Metal February 2021 Solicits

We note that despite promises by Heavy Metal Magazine that they would resolicit Cold, Dead War in January - after Bleeding Cool posted legal challenges from the estate of Dan O'Bannon - that they have yet to do so Instead, February 2021 sees the solicitation of new series Chasing The Dragon by former IDW exec[...]

Heavy Metal Cancels Cold Dead War Orders

Heavy Metal Cancels "Cold Dead War" Orders

Last month Bleeding Cool scooped the news that questions were being raised over Heavy Metal Magazine's decision to publish new comic book series based on Dan O'Bannon's B-17 story from the Heavy Metal animated movie One cover-featured story ran in Heavy Metal Magazine #300 Another was a sequel series called Cold Dead War written by[...]

Questions Over Heavy Metal Dan OBannon and B-17

Questions Over Heavy Metal, Dan O'Bannon and B-17

The editor in chief of Heavy Metal Magazine, Joe Illidge, recently gave an interview to ICV2 about the recently published Heavy Metal Magazine #300 The magazine featured, among many other stories, a new B-17 comic book story, the cover featured.[caption id="attachment_1271731" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Heavy Metal #300 cover featuring Dan O'Bannon's B-17.[/caption]He stated, "Taarna and B‑17 are[...]

Maiden Taarna Black Beacon Rise Heavy Metal December 2020 Solicits

Maiden, Taarna, Black Beacon, Rise, Heavy Metal December 2020 Solicits

Big launches for Heavy Metal Magazine in December, with Maiden by the legendary Bart Sears, a new Taarna series by Stephanie Phillips and Patrick Zircher, The Rise from George C Romero and Diego Yapur and Black Beacon from Ryan Lindsay and Sebastian Piriz - a number of which also appear in December's Heavy Metal Magazine[...]

George C Romeros Cold Dead War in Heavy Metal October 2020 Solicits

George C Romero's Cold Dead War in Heavy Metal October 2020 Solicits

George C Romero is writing a comic book launching from Heavy Metal in October 2020, Cold Dead War #1 drawn by German Ponce, while Heavy Metal Magazine also serialise George C Romero's The Rise, his prequel to the film Night of the Living Dead. We also get the launch of Brendan Columbus and Al Barrionuevo's Savage Circus,[...]

Vault Comics Enters Into Partnership With Heavy Metal

Vault Comics Enters Into Partnership With Heavy Metal

But is there safety in numbers? Vault Comics are partnering with Heavy Metal Entertainment, the details of which are not made clear.But the initial evidence will see the release of a selection of Vault’s “Greatest Hits” titles to date, featuring exclusive new cover designs in the Heavy Metal style, a new digest anthology format for[...]

New This Week Releases from the Heavy Metal Imprint Virus

New This Week Releases from the Heavy Metal Imprint, Virus

Virus, an imprint of Heavy Metal, has new books this week for new and returning readers Ranging from horror to sci-fi, these comics are perfect for the reader who's looking for something different.Mortis centers around three soldiers who are sent to a distant and unknown island located in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean[...]

Iron Maidens Eddie Rides the Chinese Dragon with XM Studios

Iron Maiden's Eddie Rides the Chinese Dragon with XM Studios

This collectible combines heavy metal with pop culture with this highly detailed and unique statue The statue shows off Iron Maiden’s mascot Eddie riding The Chinese Dragon in glorious metal fashion XM Studios and Divine teamed up to bring rockers a cold cast porcelain statue that has been hand crafted and hand painted to perfection[...]

4 Thoughts: Ive Got War on the Mind for Humanoids Trade Armies

4 Thoughts: I've Got War on the Mind for Humanoids Trade Armies

In Armies by Jean-Pierre Dionnet, Picaret & Jean-Claude Gal, I finally found a comic that first saw publication in Metal Hurlant, back in the day when Les Humanoïdes Associés ran it. Penciller Jean-Claude Gal marks the pages as 79 and 80, making Armies (previously Conquering Armies) of the original Metal Hurlant vintage. Here are some […]

Heavy Metal Calls New Direct Comics Virus Says Retailers Will Close

Heavy Metal Calls New Direct Comics 'Virus' Says Retailers Will Close

Heavy Metal Magazine is launching a new creator-owned imprint of direct-shipping comic books this week and they are calling it 'Virus' Launching this coming Wednesday, with the first four out of eight new titles Two of which are written by Heavy Metal's new CEO Matt Medney and Morgan Rosenblum, the CCO of Matt's other music/custom[...]

How Kevin Eastman Found Out He Was No Longer Publisher of Heavy Metal Magazine

How Kevin Eastman Found Out He Was No Longer Publisher of Heavy Metal Magazine

Heavy Metal Magazine has named David Erwin as Publisher and Chief Creative Overlord Formerly, David served as Hasbro’s Transformers Creative Lead on their boys’ properties including Micronauts, ROM, and more Prior to Hasbro, he served as the Executive Creative Director of DC Comics for 16 years, building their portfolio of brands And the plan is[...]

Hannah Means-Shannon Returns to Heavy Metal Magazine

Hannah Means-Shannon Returns to Heavy Metal Magazine

She then worked at Dark Horse Comics, was EIC for Comicon.com and as a Senior Editor for the longstanding sc-fi and fantasy comics anthology Heavy Metal Magazine. Last month, Bleeding Cool reported ructions at Heavy Metal, and reprinted Hannah Means-Shannon's open letter that talked about her decision to walk out It showed her in conflict with[...]

Matthew Medney of Herø Records is the New CEO of Heavy Metal Magazine

Matthew Medney of Herø Records is the New CEO of Heavy Metal Magazine

Bleeding Cool has the word that Heavy Metal Magazine has named Matthew Medney as its new CEO.Founder and CEO of Herø Projects, which publishes music as Herø Records, as well as a handful of custom comics created for musicians and music venues as Herø Comics, all of which Medney appears to write himself He says[...]

Iron Maiden Funko Are Having Us Run to the Hills

Iron Maiden Funko Are Having Us Run to the Hills

Last but not least we are getting Iron Maiden Eddie from The Peace of Mind which is very heavy metal and dynamic These are all great Funko Pops perfect for any Iron Maiden fan and any heavy metal collector out there Take advantage of these collectibles why you can’t because who knows how often we[...]

Def Leppard Makes Their Funko Pop Debut and They Aint Foolin

Def Leppard Makes Their Funko Pop Debut and They Ain't Foolin'

We will be getting all five members of the British heavy metal Def Leppard band Lead singer Joe Elliott, drummer Rick Allen, bassist Rick Savage, guitarist Phil Collen, and guitarist Vivian Campbell all are pop-ified As much as I am a collector I and even more of a rocker so just gimme all that you got Funko[...]