heavy metal, of course
What Science Fiction Cinema Owes to the Artists of MÃ©tal Hurlant
In 1974 French comics creators Jean âMoebius
â Giraud, Philippe Druillet, and Jean-Pierre Dionnet founded âMÃ©tal Hurlantâ (licensed in the US under the name âHeavy Metal
â). Conceived as a medium to publish science fiction and fantasy comics for adults, the new magazine proved to be highly influential.
The artists of âMÃ©tal Hurlantâ found many fans not only in the comics community but also among renowned filmmakers. The long list of their admirers includes: Ridley Scott, James Cameron, George Miller, Federico Fellini, Guillermo del Toro, Hayao Miyazaki, George Lucas, Oliver Stone, Luc Besson, Terry Gilliam, Alain Resnais, The Wachowskis, Robert Rodriguez, William Friedkin, and Nicolas Winding Refn.
Music: Jon Hopkins âLost in Thoughtâ
This video features art by the following creators who published in âMÃ©tal Hurlantâ:
Jean âMoebiusâ Giraud:
âArzachâ 00:10, 01:43, 03:35, 03:47
âThe Airtight Garageâ 01:01, 01:11, 01:21
âApproaching Centauriâ (with Druillet) 01:05
âBlackbeard and the Brain Pirateâ 01:08, 01:37
âThe Incalâ (with Alejandro Jodorowsky) 01:14
âThe Long Tomorrowâ (with Dan OâBannon) 02:18, 03:20
âThe Aedena Cycleâ 03:31
âLa Nuitâ (The Night) 00:28, 00:39
âLes Univers de Druilletâ 00:34
âThe Six Voyages of Lone Sloaneâ 03:58
âThe Nikopol Trilogyâ 03:01
âExterminator 17â (with Jean-Pierre Dionnet) 03:08
âDen IIâ 03:52
âNew Tales of the Arabian Nightsâ (with Jan Strnad) 04:26
âEerieâ (cover) 04:35
âBourbon Thretâ 04:12
âHard Boiledâ (with Frank Miller) 04:14
âThe Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robotâ (with Frank Miller) 04:16
âValÃ©rian and Laureline: The Circles of Powerâ 04:41
âMÃ©tal Hurlantâ covers by
Philippe Druillet, HR Giger, Enki Bilal, Richard Corben, Geof Darrow, Jean-Claude MÃ©ziÃ¨res, Jacques Tardi, Caza, Chris Foss, Jean-Michel Nicollet, FranÃ§ois Schuiten.
For those unaware but interested:
A TV series "Metal Hurlant Chronicles"
has been produced, meanwhile.