David Baillie, Conor Boyle and other British creators feature in upcoming Heavy Metal Magazine

Heavy Metal Magazine 299, the Mythic Worlds special, on sale now in all good comic shops in May, features a number of British comic creators.

Offered with three different covers by Giovanni Maisto (Cover A), Brom (Cover B) and Sean Andrew Murray (Cover C) , the latest issue of the long- running adult comic anthology offers an impressive lineup of talent to bring you the best in science-fiction and fantasy. Contributors include legends like Richard Corben and Philippe Caza; regular contributors like John Bivens, Peach Momoko and Steve Mannion; and numerous first-timers.

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 Cover A by Giovanni Maisto

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 Cover A by Giovanni Maisto

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 Cover B by Brom

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 Cover B by Brom

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 Cover C by Sean Andrew Murray

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 Cover C by Sean Andrew Murray

In this issue:

“Murky World” Chapter 13, by Richard Corben, continues. In a bizarre land populated by hungry deadlings, cruel necromancers, and buxom cyclops, Tugat the warrior sets out to retrieve his lost horse Frix

“Murky World” Chapter 13, by Richard Corben

“Murky World” Chapter 13, by Richard Corben

A demon torments her creator in “Revenge of the Cicatrix” by David Baillie & Conor Boyle

“Revenge of the Cicatrix” by David Baillie & Conor Boyle

“Revenge of the Cicatrix” by David Baillie & Conor Boyle

In “Americon Dreamin,’” Scott Duvall & Ralf Singh resurrect dinosaurs for a future threat in WWIV

‘Americon Dreamin” by Scott Duval and Ralf Singh

‘Americon Dreamin” by Scott Duval and Ralf Singh

Charles Fetherolf introduces a fabled assassin in “Thirteen Deathless

‘Thirteen Deathless’ by Charles Fetherolf

‘Thirteen Deathless’ by Charles Fetherolf

Familiaris” brings us witchy English Folklore by John Reppion & David Hitchcock

Matt Medney and Morgan Rosenblum’s “Dogma Resistance” spans the ancient past and near future

“Dogma Resistance” by Matt Medney and Morgan Rosenblum

“Dogma Resistance” by Matt Medney and Morgan Rosenblum

Steve Mannion’s “Les Fleurs de Mort” takes on the power of love

“Les Fleurs de Mort” by Steve Mannion

“Les Fleurs de Mort” by Steve Mannion

Invisible Touch” by Jok evokes medieval China

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 - “Invisible Touch” by Jok

“Invisible Touch” by Jok

Getting to the Church on Time” by Robert Randle & Martina Fari is a fresh take on classic fairy lore

Finnish heroic tale “Tuonela” conjures up supernatural strife from Hannu Kesola & Axel Medellin

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 - “Tuonela” by Hannu Kesola & Axel Medellin

“Tuonela” by Hannu Kesola & Axel Medellin

Peach Momoko’s “Confess” cleanses sins by the power of tattooing

“Confess” by Peach Momoko

“Confess” by Peach Momoko

Philippe Caza tells a classic, dark vampiric tale in “Wedding

“Wedding” by Philippe Caza

“Wedding” by Philippe Caza

John Bivens’ “Lust” unleashes Asmodeus upon the world

Also featuring galleries and interviews with multiple Hugo Award-winning illustrator Michael Whelan and with world-builder Sean Andrew Murray.

Heavy Metal Magazine 299 is on sale in comic shops from 6th May 2020; #298 is on sale now in comic shops and available through the title’s online shop

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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