Jlee (artist/designer Jeffry Lee) and Bason (music biz guru/storyteller David Bason) met in New York City, where Jeff had just relocated from Vancouver. David had been there for a decade already and was happy to find another kid who grew up in the same part of the world. David joined Jeff’s band Hard Drugs, they tore it up on the Lower East Side and Brooklyn. Jeff moved back to Vancouver. David moved to LA. Now they make comic strips over email. Get rad
I Threads, wisps, semi-permeable translucent arcs of magnetic beauty painted a darkened sky overridden with the failed contrails of a mass exit; an escape plan on orders previously unimagined by the timid and frightened onlookers standing uncertain in a strong easterly wind. The bay echoed
Hey Eddie fans, here’s the deal — Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast is back! That’s good news, because we left you hanging last time. We’ll run through the action here, but you’re far better off getting the trade paperback now available in the Heavy Metal Shop. Eddie,
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.
It is the year 2018. All the Replicant Incept Dates have passed. The actual year 2001 wasn’t full of stars like the movie version. We maniacs left no statuary sunk on a sandy beach after blowing it up. There was no Great Quake of ’97. Scramble Suits and SQUID discs never became a thing.
Attention Iron Maiden fans and comics connoisseurs: Eddie’s third chapter is here! Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast #3 hits shelves in comics shops today. It’s also available in the Comics section of the Heavy Metal online store. Here’s the gist of it: After dark forces conspired
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
The Heroin Diaries graphic novel, a collaboration that Nikki Sixx and Heavy Metal, presents Sixx’s 2007 memoir The Heroin Diaries from a different angle and gives both insight and understanding to the deadly trap and temptation of addiction adapted by Rantz Hoseley and illustrated by Danijel
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