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Heavy Metal issue #288 is the most bizarre and multigenerational issue to date! Featuring creators from all four decades of Heavy Metal’s history, issue #288 has:

  • Richard Corben is back! The Heavy Metal icon returns for an ongoing, 15 part story entitled – MURKY WORLD
  • Kevin Eastman & Simon Bisley team up to tackle their adaptation of chart topping metal band, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s hit song – THE BLEEDING
  • Grant Morrison serves up two cautionary tales of the bizarre – a new short – NEW MADONNA, painted by Menton3 and an old classic published here in color for the first time – THE HOUSE OF HEART’S DESIRE with art by Dominic Regan.
  • Frank Frazetta, Jr. pens an article on his father’s classic piece – THE DEATH DEALER
  • John Bivens returns with an all new story revealing the secret behind the seven deadly sins – WHERE VICES LEAD
  • HELLRAISER makes its first appearance in Heavy Metal with a weird story about what happens when an animal solves the puzzle box.
  • Japan’s newest talent, Peach Momoko, weaves a scary two pager – SHAMAN HIMIKO
  • James Harvey’s brilliant graphic novelette, MOUTH BABY, will shock and amaze
  • Lithuanian artist, Natalie Shau, occupies the artist gallery with her mixed media talents.

Contents

  • Murky World
  • Where Vices Lead
  • Frank Frazetta: The Creator of Death Dealer
  • Shaman Himiko
  • The House of Heart's Desire
  • Mouth Baby
  • Gallery - Natalie Shau
  • The Color of Air Part 5
  • New Madonna
  • The Bleeding
  • Preview: The Heroin Diaries Graphic Novel
  • Hellraiser - The Test

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
ACover AFrank Frazetta1
BCover BNatalie Shau2
CCover CShark Toof3

Notes:

  • The cover A is a homage of the Death Dealer.
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