Heavy Metal News
Yes, you read that headline right: Heavy Metal magazine is holding a contest for artists to design the magazine’s cover! We’re doing it in cooperation with Threadless, a site that brings art from indie creators to the masses. Here’s the scoop on the contest from the official page at Threadless:
Here’s your chance to add your name to the impressive list of artists who’ve graced the cover of Heavy Metal magazine.
Since 1977, Heavy Metal magazine has been home to the weirdest, wildest, wonderfulest, WTFest illustrations you’ve ever seen. And Threadless is home to some of the most weirdly wonderful artists in the world.
Travel to the darkest, most fantastical corners of your imagination. Create a design that will fit perfectly into the legendary history of Heavy Metal while making us exclaim, “How did they think of that?”
Here are just a few of the submissions that caught our eye—hustle on over to threadless.com/heavy-metal to judge them for yourself, or submit your own!
Heavy Metal #279 is on newsstands now! Here’s the scoop… Ryan Ferrier and Hugo Petrus bring us “Children of Russia” where a dying man has some dire confessions to tell to a priest, who tries to tell him that all will be well in the after life, but this priest knows not what lurks
If you didn’t get it, you’d better get it now. Heavy Metal #278 features another assault on your science fiction and horror senses. This holiday issue is overflowing with a bevy of rich content that would make even Scrooge blush! Pepe Moreno returns to the pages of Heavy Metal with
Two new issues from Heavy Metal comics have arrived in comics shops today: Interceptor #2 and Narcopolis: Continuum #2. Interceptor #2, which we previewed last week, already has the endorsement of comics portal Newsarama, which included the issue in today’s “Best Shots” column:
Yes, you read that right—Interceptor #2 will be in comics stores on Wednesday, February 10. The first issue wowed critics and sold out, and with anticipation for the sequel high, we ran into some unfortunate and avoidable shipping delays that have pushed the sale date by a week. RELATED: Get
After a successful launch in January, Narcopolis: Continuum, Heavy Metal’s latest standalone title, is set to return to comics stores with its second issue. The series imagines a world in which recreational drugs are legal; profit-hungry, ruthless cartels have given way to profit-hungry,
The Doorman, Heavy Metal’s next standalone comic book series (it’ll be our fourth ever) is coming—soon! How soon? Well, if you’re the type of comics fan who preorders from your local shop, today is your LAST DAY to get that preorder in. We have some lowdown from The
This is some crazy action right here—it seems like we just published our third standalone title this week (which we did, Narcopolis) and now we’re set to blow your minds with a FOURTH! It’s called The Doorman, and it’s a planet-hopping, portal-riffic sci-fi adventure
On the heels of our near-instant sellout Interceptor, Heavy Metal brings you another science-fiction comic (our third standalone title ever) that is already reaping positive reviews. It’s Narcopolis: Continuum, by Scott Duvall, Ralf Singh and Nick Chapuis, and it hit the shelves of your local
On Wednesday, December 30 (that’s today, if you’re reading this today), a brilliant and beloved comics creator returns to the pages of Heavy Metal after a 30-year absence: Pepe Moreno. Moreno’s Rebel graphic novel was serialized in Heavy Metal 1985; we also published other Moreno