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Heavy Metal 299 Available for Pre-Order!

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Heavy Metal 299, the Mythic Worlds special, is available for pre-order in the Heavy Metal online shop! We’ve assembled yet another impressive lineup of talent to bring you the best in science-fiction and fantasy, including legends like Richard Corben and Philippe Caza; repeat contributors like John Bivens, Peach Momoko and Steve Mannion; and numerous first-timers.

We’ve got three covers for this issue:

In this issue:

“Murky World” Chapter 13, by Richard Corben, continues. In a bizarre land populated by hungry deadlings, cruel necromancers, and buxom cyclops, Tugat the warrior sets out to retrieve his lost horse Frix.

A demon torments her creator in “Revenge of the Cicatrix” by David Baillie & Conor Boyle.

“Americon Dreamin,'” Scott Duvall & Ralf Singh resurrect dinosaurs for a future threat in WWIV.

Charles Fetherolf introduces a fabled assassin in “Thirteen Deathless.”

“Familiaris” brings us witchy English Folklore by John Reppion & David Hitchcock.

Matt Medney and Morgan Rosenblum’s “Dogma Resistance” spans the ancient past and near future –

Steve Mannion’s “Les Fleurs de Mort” takes on the power of love.

“Invisible Touch” by Jok evokes medieval China

“Getting to the Church on Time” by Robert Randle & Martina Fari is a fresh take on classic fairy lore.

Finnish heroic tale “Tuonela” conjures up supernatural strife from Hannu Kesola & Axel Medellin.

Peach Momoko’s “Confess” cleanses sins by the power of tattooing.

Philippe Caza tells a classic, dark vampiric tale in “Wedding”.

John Bivens’ “Lust” unleashes Asmodeus upon the world.

Also featuring galleries and interviews with multiple Hugo Award-winning illustrator Michael Whelan and with world-builder Sean Andrew Murray!

What They Say:

Heavy Metal CEO, Matt Medney says, “”Fall back into your cerebrum and escape into the serenity of your imagination.”  

“We’ve been running a lot of themes in the magazine the past several years, and as we reach a milestone, we wanted to celebrate the genres that made this magazine what it is,” says managing editor Tim Seeley.

“Heavy Metal has always been a place to find fantasy, horror and science fiction, we’re revisiting our roots in this eclectic issue,” explains content editor Frank Forte.

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