As the forces of evil, mischief and sexy furry animals were massing for Halloween,
Heavy Metal #277 began arriving in mailboxes and on magazine racks. The “Horror Special” is guest edited by Frank Forte and packed with tales to chill and bewitch. Featuring cover art by Luis Royo and Skinner, Heavy Metal #277 is a must for all horror fans! Here’s a look at the spine-tingling madness—browse on, if you dare!
If your local comics shop doesn’t carry
Heavy Metal, or if you don’t have a local comics shop, or you prefer not to leave your dwelling for fear of zombies and aliens—you can always get Heavy Metal #277 from the Heavy Metal Store. That’s also where you can get the special edition of #277 that features the brain-melting cover by Skinner.
Cover of Heavy Metal 277 by Luis Royo
Cover of Heavy Metal 277 by Skinner
“Ascension of the Black Death,” a tribute to classic Italian shock horror films William Broad and David Zuzelo.
Craig Wilson’s “Mary Lou,” in which mobsters descend on a home whose owner refuses to leave, with catastrophic results.
Korean Comics master Silvester Song’s Heavy Metal debut is “The Transaction,” a dark tale of horror in space
Another page from “The Transaction” by Sylvester Song and Frank Forte
“Zombie Chef” by Jason Paulos
Chapter 5 of “The 49th Key”
“Dirt,” an all-new science fiction tale by Steve Mannion.
“Beware of Dog,” by Jeff Rebner
Dwayne Harris’ “Rocket Repo: Ship of Ghouls,” in which a Starship Repo specialist finds out the ship she was sent to repo has already been possessed—by an alien virus!
“Monkey Grinder” by Robert S. Rhine and David Hartman, in which a trained monkey is anything but fun and games.
Ben Olson’s post-apocalyptic “Halloween Wedding”
“DTOX,” a mutant splatterfest by Frank Forte and Nenad Gucunja.
Chris Ulrich art gallery
Skinner art gallery