HEAVY METAL’S EPIC SUMMER CONTINUES WITH A MASSIVE LIST OF RELEASES READY FOR PRE-ORDER THIS WEEK, JUNE 24th.
The Landmark 300th issue and highly anticipated new stand-alone releases from creators Dylan Sprouse and Dan Fogler mark what promises to be the beginning of a new era of publishing for the iconic publishers.
LOS ANGELES, CA – Heavy Metal is excited to announce a host of ambitious Summer titles ready for pre-order, effectively introducing what promises to be a new age of innovation and creativity for the publisher, beginning with the landmark 300th issue. With comic shops re-opening their doors in many markets after a long dry spell, now is the time for fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror to discover or rediscover the magazine that started it all.
“Heavy Metal is one of those brands that’s influenced you, even if you are not exactly aware how,” says Matthew Medney, CEO. He adds, “The magazine’s profound effect on so many of the comics, films and TV shows we’ve all loved over the years in undeniable. With the 300th issue and the launch of some really spectacular new stand-alone comics, we hope to give fans a compelling jumping-on point if they’ve never sampled us before.”
“Comic creators who grew up on Heavy Metal claim that it leaves a mark on them for life, and that’s evident in everything that’s up for pre-order this week,” adds David Erwin, Publisher and Chief Creative Overlord. “I cannot wait to hear fans’ reactions to SUNEATER and FOGLER’S FICTIONS.”
HEAVY METAL #300
(W) Various, Moebius (A) Various (CA) CVR A Claudia Ianniciello, CVR B Agustin Alessio, CVR C Glenn Fabry, CVR D Sketch
Cover Price: $9.99
A new era begins with a celebration of 300 incredible issues of America’s Premiere Sci-Fi/Fantasy magazine. Classic and new comic book creators from all over the world join the magazine to celebrate its 300th issue.
Just to name some of our VIP guests: Moebius attends with a short story published in English for the first time as well as an interview, never released, done by acclaimed comics and music writer Geoff Boucher. Creators Richard Corben, Liberatore, Vaughn and Mark Bode, Stephanie Phillips, Justin Jordan, Blake Northcott, Jeff Rebner, Matt Medney, David Erwin, Germán Ponce, and Duke Mighten who are joined by “New Hollywood 21st century” actor/writers Dylan Sprouse & Brendan Columbus.
And this party could not be complete without the fictional characters who attend it. Among the prominent fictional guests, we have confirmation of: Taarna, Nelson the B-17 Bomber, Lucy the Australopithecus, and the Dark Wing crew, among many others.
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