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Pepe Moreno’s “Gene Kong” Finally Sees Print in English!

On Wednesday, December 30 (that’s today, if you’re reading this today), a brilliant and beloved comics creator returns to the pages of Heavy Metal after a 30-year absence: Pepe Moreno. Moreno’s Rebel graphic novel was serialized in Heavy Metal 1985; we also published other Moreno stories including “Space Crusader,” “Bunker 6A” and “Zeppelin.” Issue 278 […]

The Weirdest “Star Wars” Story Ever Told (A Heavy Metal Classic!)

So apparently there’s this new movie out—it’s the seventh Star Wars film, perhaps you’ve heard of it. Everybody’s all nostalgic and teary about what Star Wars meant to them, and when they saw their first Star Wars movie, and how many Star Wars toys they owned, and how many sexy dreams they had about Princess […]

Heavy Metal Approved! Dig beinArt Collective’s Art and Support if You Can!

Bodies melting and fusing together, limbs where they don’t belong, creepy faces, skulls and skeletons, centipedes made from babydolls—these are just a few of the sights you’ll see at the beinArt Collective Gallery, an online compendium of figurative surrealist art headed by Jon Beinart. The beinArt Collective Gallery has spawned a publishing arm and has […]

This Chilling Sci-Fi Short Might Have Been the Next ‘District 9’ (But Wasn’t)

Argentine director Federico Heller’s “Uncanny Valley” is a 2015 short film about virtual reality and video games that envisioned a terrifying application of mostly-existing technology. It’s just 8 minutes long, but its scope and relevance is such that you find yourself thinking “This should be a feature film.” We won’t go into detail about its […]