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We proudly present HEAVY METAL #275! This must-read release features an incredible array of multi-talented creators from Mexico (and one from Argentina)! A soon-to-be legendary magazine that was painstakingly put together by guest editor supreme, RG Llarena! There’s more exciting news about this issue coming soon – but for now, feast your eyes on the epic tales that await you in this action-packed periodical!

Cover by José Quintero

Cover by José Quintero

New Moon Rising

“New Moon Rising” by Alberto Calvo, Omar Estévez, & FG Dr. Stain Ortiz

The Eyes of Itzam

“The Eyes of Itzam” by Abraham Martínez, MoraMike, Aburtov, Charo Solís Fdez. & JAME

José Quintero

José Quintero Gallery


“Taxi” by FG Dr. Stain Ortiz & Omar Estévez


“Trees Feel No Rage” by Bef & Axel Medellin

The Data Mule

“The Data Mule” by Santiago Casares & Jorge F. Munoz


“Izel” by RG Llarena, Oscar Bazal, Raul Manriqúez, Charles Solís Fdez. & Felipe Sobreiro


“Untopia” by Enrique Puig, Mario Guevara, Emmanuel Ordaz, Charles Solís Fdez. & Felipe Sobreiro

The Outsider

“The Outsider” by Homero Rios, Salvador Velázquez, & Ronato Guerra

Enid Balám

Artist’s Studio: Enid Balám

The 49th Key

“The 49th Key” by Erika Lewis, J.K. Woodward, & Deron Bennett


“Motorcycle” by Fernando Gonzalez

All stories and artwork © 2015 by the respective creators. All rights reserved.

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Heavy Metal 275

Axel Medellin Touts “Infinite Possibilities” of Heavy Metal 275 — and Beyond!

June 16, 2015 • Heavy Metal News, News

Artist Axel Medellin is one of numerous talented Mexican storytellers we’ve tapped for HM #275. The issue will be in stores and mailboxes soon, and you can also order it from our online store right now. Medellin shared some of his thoughts on this groundbreaking issue with Comic Book

Hoax Hunters 2

On Sale Today: Hoax Hunters #2! Moreci Talks Murder, Prison and a Shiny New Suit

April 29, 2015 • Comics, Heavy Metal News, News, Top News

Last month, Heavy Metal debuted its first standalone comic book series, Hoax Hunters, and it quickly sold out in comics shops across the country. Today, issue 2 has landed! We don’t expect this one will linger on shelves either, so try to catch it at your local shop or order it from the Heavy


Preview: HEAVY METAL #274

April 9, 2015 • Featured, Heavy Metal News, News, Top News

Below is a small sampling of the awesomeness that’s coming your way in late April in the pages of HEAVY METAL #274! All artwork © 2015 by the respective creators. All rights reserved.

Hoax Hunters Heavy Metal

What’s Next for “Hoax Hunters”? Michael Moreci on the New Season and Movie

April 2, 2015 • Comics, Heavy Metal News, News, Top News

Yesterday, Heavy Metal’s first standalone comic title, Hoax Hunters, went on sale in comics shops and the Heavy Metal online store. Then, just hours later, news of a Hoax Hunters movie project was announced. Not a bad day for a comic book that ended its first run (with Image Comics) back in

Hoax Hunters movie coming soon

Movie Adaptation of “Hoax Hunters” Is in the Works

April 1, 2015 • Comics, Heavy Metal News, News, Top News

Hoax Hunters, the comic book series, recently found a new home with Heavy Metal. Next stop: Hollywood. The Hollywood Reporter has just announced that a Hoax Hunters movie is in the works, with Craig Titley signed on to pen the script. Titley has written for TV series Agents of SHIELD, The Cape, and

Hoax Hunters Recap

Read This 19-Page Recap Before You Get “Hoax Hunters” #1

April 1, 2015 • Comics, Heavy Metal News, News, Top News

Exciting times here at Heavy Metal—we’re just hours away from selling our first standalone comic book. Yes, Hoax Hunters #1 is now on sale—you can order your copy at the Heavy Metal store: Though it’s new to the Heavy Metal family, Hoax Hunters is an established

Mechanism Raffaele Ienco

Heavy Metal Will Publish Raffaele Ienco’s “Mechanism”

March 28, 2015 • Comics, Heavy Metal News, News, Top News

In October, we announced we were launching a line of standalone comics, separate from Heavy Metal magazine, beginning with Hoax Hunters. Today, at Emerald City Comicon, we revealed we’re adding another title to the Heavy Metal family: Mechanism, by Raffaele Ienco. The book will launch July 1.


John Barrowman Adapting HEAVY METAL Story for TV

March 5, 2015 • Articles, Heavy Metal News, News, Top News

Exciting news for the HEAVY METAL crew today as the announcements have been made that Arrow/Torchwood/Doctor Who star John Barrowman has signed on to develop Erika Lewis’ “The 49th Key” for TV! Erika’s comic began running in the latest issue of HEAVY METAL, #273, and the



February 20, 2015 • Articles, Comics, Featured, Heavy Metal News, News

Bleeding Cool has coverage of the first-ever Jack Kirby cover to be featured on Heavy Metal magazine as well as information and images about our new serialized story, Erika Lewis’ “The 49th Key”! For all the universe-shattering details of these monolithic events – CLICK