Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Sat Aug 30, 2014 5:17 pm

I used to pick up the odd issue in the eighties and nineties, and always found it fascinating (if often incomprehensible) but someone's just given me a stack of issues from the early eighties, about a year's worth, and they are slightly blowing my mind... Razz

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by MajorHoy on Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:07 pm

I use to read them sporadically back-in-the-day . . . and, yeah, sometimes the stories made me feel like what I imagine an acid trip would have been like. (But never having tried most of those illegal pharmaceuticals and the like, I can't say for sure.)

MajorHoy

Posts : 898
Join date : 2012-06-17
Location : Connecticut, North America, Eastern Time Zone, USA

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:20 pm

I've read some of this stuff in translations of European albums but it's the little things, the weird one or two pagers, that are really compelling.

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Mbast1 on Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:10 pm

tony ingram wrote:I've read some of this stuff in translations of European albums but it's the little things, the weird one or two pagers, that are really compelling.

I own a handful, but mostly haven't read them. Too much to do. I like that it's an anthology. Gives me plenty of interesting stories to check out.
Also, and I just double-checked this, it helped inspire cyberpunk with Dan Obannon and Moebius's The Long Tomorrow.

Mbast1

Posts : 1083
Join date : 2012-02-02

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:15 pm

There's some Moebius stuff in the issues I'm now reading, the man was amazing.

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Mbast1 on Fri Sep 05, 2014 6:02 am

tony ingram wrote:There's some Moebius stuff in the issues I'm now reading, the man was amazing.  

And then some. The more of his work I find the happier I get.
I really want to watch the Documentary on Jodorowsky's Dune, especially since Moebius had a hand in it. It's on Amazon. I'll report out if I get to it any time soon.

Mbast1

Posts : 1083
Join date : 2012-02-02

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Mon Jul 11, 2016 9:28 am

Can't believe I missed this, but Grant Morrison is now editor-in-chief of HM!

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Mbast1 on Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:50 pm

tony ingram wrote:Can't believe I missed this, but Grant Morrison is now editor-in-chief of HM!

Yep, I picked up his first issue, though I haven't read it yet.

I say that a lot, I haven't read/watched this or that yet.

Mbast1

Posts : 1083
Join date : 2012-02-02

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:55 am

There are not enough hours in the day. Razz

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Barry_Allen on Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:06 am

tony ingram wrote:Can't believe I missed this, but Grant Morrison is now editor-in-chief of HM!

You should peruse the Previews more often Tony! Very Happy I have bought the first Morrison issue, which have slipped from being # 279 to 280, at the beginning there is a story by Grant drawn by Benjamin Marra (who?) pretty much old school but esotheric for my tastes...Some are the continuation of previous issues like Enki Bilal's Julie and Roem, so I imagine that we'll have to wait some issues to see the "real" Morrison edited Heavy Metal.

Hi Tony, do you remember me from Italy? Smile  I used to get every issue of Crikey from Ace Comics (with only the very first issues missing but now the old website is no more, do you still have them with the Second Special too...?) and I bought a big stock of your fanzines directly from you four years ago (!), this was when the parcel came to me almost destroyed but the fanzines were Ok, maybe you remember that. Nice to see that the Crikey forum is still alive and kicking, guys! Cool

Barry_Allen

Posts : 27
Join date : 2010-10-01
Age : 45
Location : Fano, Italy

http://www.komix.it/forum

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:17 am

Barry_Allen wrote:
tony ingram wrote:Can't believe I missed this, but Grant Morrison is now editor-in-chief of HM!

You should peruse the Previews more often Tony! Very Happy I have bought the first Morrison issue, which have slipped from being # 279 to 280, at the beginning there is a story by Grant drawn by Benjamin Marra (who?) pretty much old school but esotheric for my tastes...Some are the continuation of previous issues like Enki Bilal's Julie and Roem, so I imagine that we'll have to wait some issues to see the "real" Morrison edited Heavy Metal.

Hi Tony, do you remember me from Italy? Smile  I used to get every issue of Crikey from Ace Comics (with only the very first issues missing but now the old website is no more, do you still have them with the Second Special too...?) and I bought a big stock of your fanzines directly from you four years ago (!), this was when the parcel came to me almost destroyed but the fanzines were Ok, maybe you remember that. Nice to see that the Crikey forum is still alive and kicking, guys! Cool
I do remember! Very good to see you! Very Happy
I think Glenn still has several Crikey! back issues, but I'd have to check with him which ones. I ran out some time ago, myself.

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Mbast1 on Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:30 pm

tony ingram wrote:There are not enough hours in the day. Razz

Oh, I know. There's just so much good stuff out there. Or at least stuff that sounds good.

Mbast1

Posts : 1083
Join date : 2012-02-02

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:58 pm

Mbast1 wrote:
tony ingram wrote:There are not enough hours in the day. Razz

Oh, I know. There's just so much good stuff out there. Or at least stuff that sounds good.
Both, I think...

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Barry_Allen on Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:43 am

tony ingram wrote:
I do remember! Very good to see you! Very Happy
I think Glenn still has several Crikey! back issues, but I'd have to check with him which ones. I ran out some time ago, myself.

Thank you Tony, it's a pleasure also for me to be here again! Very Happy
If you have the chance please ask GFB about availability and prices, of the Specials too, included shipping to Italy, in my case. Smile

Barry_Allen

Posts : 27
Join date : 2010-10-01
Age : 45
Location : Fano, Italy

http://www.komix.it/forum

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:59 am

Barry_Allen wrote:
tony ingram wrote:
I do remember! Very good to see you! Very Happy
I think Glenn still has several Crikey! back issues, but I'd have to check with him which ones. I ran out some time ago, myself.

Thank Tony, it's a pleasure also for me to be here again! Very Happy
If you have the chance please ask GFB about availability and prices, of the Specials too, included shipping to Italy, in my case. Smile
I'll give him a call this evening. Where've you been hiding, anyway? Very Happy

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Lucy McGough on Thu Jul 14, 2016 4:06 pm

tony ingram wrote:Where've you been hiding, anyway? Very Happy
Wild guess... shot in the dark... Italy???

Lucy McGough

Posts : 2153
Join date : 2010-03-12
Age : 28
Location : Northwich, UK

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Barry_Allen on Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:57 pm



Lucy McGough wrote:
tony ingram wrote:Where've you been hiding, anyway? Very Happy
Wild guess... shot in the dark... Italy???

Well, Tony and Lucy, first, last years I "worked" with friends on the old komix.it italian portal and forum (now shut down because the powers that be founded a fine publisher called Tunué which is quite active on italian comic scene and not only that) and spent a lot of time also losing time on Fb, as a lot of people do, which causes, not only in Italy I guess, a lot of comics forum to close/become substantially inactive, except for the Crikey cult forum, of course! Cool In fact, when the old Crikey website disappeared, I wrongly thought that also the forum was gone, shame on me! Embarassed

Barry_Allen

Posts : 27
Join date : 2010-10-01
Age : 45
Location : Fano, Italy

http://www.komix.it/forum

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by tony ingram on Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:15 am

I think a lot of people made the same assumption. And yes, Facebook has a lot to answer for...

tony ingram
Admin

Posts : 5734
Join date : 2009-12-24
Age : 47
Location : The Wilds of Suffolk

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Barry_Allen on Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:37 am

But luckily the Crikey forum is still with us!  Cool
Just to return on topic, just received Heavy Metal # 281, labeled in cover as "the sex issue" (when I ordered the mag, the theme was not specified, you evil thinking Very Happy ); I still have to read it but flipping the pages I did not find many sex scenes, just to make a "cultural" check-up Laughing ; I'll read the Grant editorial first to try to undertand what philosophy he intended to use for this issue...l

Barry_Allen

Posts : 27
Join date : 2010-10-01
Age : 45
Location : Fano, Italy

http://www.komix.it/forum

Back to top Go down

Re: Has anybody else read Heavy Metal?

Post by Sponsored content Today at 12:16 am


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum