Richard Corben had the first story in the first issue of Heavy Metal -- the legendary "Den" -- but he'd been publishing his bizarre, fascinating stories for nearly a decade before we showed up.
French comics artist Moebius made many contributions to film, most significantly as a designer. We see his handiwork in Tron, Willow, The Fifth Element and other movies for which he handled concept art or visual development. But video versions of Moebius’ own stories, many of which ran in Heavy Metal are rare. In 2003, 14 […]
There’s only one Jim Mahfood — his frenetic, cacophonous and eclectic style leaps off the page. He’s pushing his aesthetic even further, into a third dimension, with his latest project. A pop-up book. Mahfood is a Heavy Metal contributor — we ran his “Carl the Cat That Makes Peanut Butter Sandwiches in… Space is the […]
RanXerox, the post-apocalyptic android, gets an omnibus — a must-have 208-page compendium we’re calling Ranx: The Complete Collection. Stefano Tamburini and Tanino Liberatore’s bizarre antihero Ranxerox (Ranx for short), a mechanical cyborg made from discarded photocopier parts, has been a favorite of Heavy Metal readers since first appearing in the July 1983 issue. After an […]