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Get Legion of Super-Heroes, the Complete Series!
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The Complete ‘Shakespeare for Americans,’ by Chaykin & Simonson

Heavy Metal has always represented the highest form of graphic storytelling — the “comic book” format, if you will. But in 1981 a couple of wiseguys — Walt Simonson and Howard Chaykin*, maybe you’ve heard of them — tried to class up our publication, already the gold standard and the Shakespearean literature of comics, even […]

Heavy Metal Magazine in the ’70s: The Back Covers

Heavy Metal was such a vital showcase, particularly in the early days, that there was a wealth of material, and sometimes the art on the back cover was as good or nearly so as what got the glory spot up front.