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Drawing from Instinct


Stephan Martiniere

When I went to conventions and comic shows as a teenager in France, each artists almost always did a unique drawings for their fans in the front cover of their books. As a teenager wanting to be a professional comic book artist, I would go and watch artists do drawing after drawing throughout the day with ease. I was mesmerized by how quickly and efficiently they could come up with a little sketch without any…

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Heavy Metal Archive


Dan dos Santos

March 21, 2019 - Heavy Metal is an American science fiction and fantasy comics magazine, known primarily for its blend of dark fantasy/science fiction and erotica. In the mid-1970s, while publisher Leonard Mogel was in Paris to jump-start the French edition of National Lampoon, he discovered the French science-fantasy magazine 'Métal Hurlant', which had debuted a few years earlier. Impressed by the magazine, Mogel was able to license and reuse the artwork from the popular French publication at an affordable cost, and reprint them in English for an American audience. Thanks to Heavy Metal, Americans were introduced to some incredible artists for the first time, including Moebius, Juan Giminez, Enki Bilal, Serpieri, Milo Manara, H.R. Giger, Frezzato, Luis Royo, and many, many others! As Heavy Metal became more popular, it also became an early platform for a lot of…

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