We hope you’ve heard about the 350-page graphic anthology Megadeth: Death by Design, an interpretation of 35 of the thrash-metal group’s classic tunes. We put this together with the guidance of the band themselves, and collaborators include over 100 of the best comics writers and artists working today. There is so much to unpack with this thing, and there’s nobody you’d rather hear from than Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine himself. In a series of videos, Mustaine will be giving his “making of” insight into this project, story by story.
The time has come, fans — on Wednesday, August 14, Megadeth: Death by Design hits comics shops everywhere. An Occasion Worth Celebrating This year marks the 35th anniversary of the formation of the pioneering thrash-metal band Megadeth, and the group is celebrating the milestone with the
Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast writer Ian Edginton speaks with Comicon.com today about the series, which has entered its second season as Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast — Night City (check out a preview here). Edginton shared his thoughts on the reception of the first series: I don’t
Josan Gonzalez (sometimes known as Deathburger), the artist who wowed us a few years ago with The Future Is Now, is back with a Kickstarter campaign for another chapter, The Future Is Now: Nightfall. “The night falls in Robo-City Prime. You’ve just received a message from Max Overload,
Get ready for Soft Wood — the first new humor magazine to launch in the U.S. since National Lampoon crashed newsstands in 1970! Here at Heavy Metal we see everything; we see a lot of swords and spaceships and monsters and dystopian wastelands, but we also see comedy and absurdity and satire.
Heavy Metal issue 294, the Industrial Special, is complete. We have built the hulking device that will solve your concrete problems while ignoring your spiritual anxiety. Where will technology take us? What good are all these machines? Who’s a robot, and who isn’t? Wait… Am I a
If you’re a Heavy Metal magazine reader, you have a taste for the darkness — the best stories never have happy endings, and that’s ok. In this issue, we’re plunging into the darkness once again, plunging far into and through it — we’re going beyond the darkness.
Are you ready to get WEIRD, Heavy Metal nation? Our latest issue, THE WEIRD ISSUE, is hitting Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and comics shops this week (Wednesday to be precise), and available for order now in the new and improved Heavy Metal online store. There’s weirdness, and yet
We are saddened by the news that Alfonso Azpiri, frequent Heavy Metal contributor in the 1990s and early 2000s, died of cancer in Villalba, Spain, on Friday August 18. (His death has been covered in Spanish-speaking press, but we don’t have a link to an English-language obituary.)
It’s always been a dichotomy, right? A graphic storytelling (er, “comics”) magazine called Heavy Metal, focusing on science fiction and fantasy, that rose to prominence while, along a parallel path, a musical genre called “heavy metal” got really, really fucking