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What’s Your Vision of Pestilence?

What’s Your Vision of Pestilence?
Enter the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse[TM] Pestilence Art Contest
for your chance to win an original Simon Bisley painting of Pestilence
and get your artwork featured in Heavy Metal Magazine

LOS ANGELES, CA – (March 16, 2012) – In celebration of the release of Helldiver, the first book in the epic graphic novel series The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Michael Mendheim and illustrated by Simon Bisley , Kevin Eastman, owner and publisher of Heavy Metal Magazine, asks “What’s Your Vision of Pestilence?” Heavy Metal invites artists to submit their original artwork or photography to the Heavy Metal/Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Pestilence Art Contest. Top 10 Finalists will have the honor of their artwork celebrated in Heavy Metal Magazine 35th anniversary issue and receive a subscription to Heavy Metal Magazine with the grand prize winner also taking home an original, signed Simon Bisley painting of Pestilence!

The contest is simple. Submit your vision of Pestilence through original artwork or photography from March 17th (St. Patrick’s Day) through April 28th 2012 at The Top 10 Finalists will be chosen by Simon Bisley, Kevin Eastman, Dave Elliot and Michael Mendheim. The grand prize winner will be chosen from the Top 10 Finalists by the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Facebook fan votes.

The Pestilence Art Contest is just one of many promotions celebrating the launch of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse graphic novel series with Helldiver hitting the shelves April 13th, 2012, as well as the 35th Anniversary of Heavy Metal Magazine.

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About The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
The End is Here Welcome to the Apocalypse! Adam Cahill is a warrior bound by bloodline to guard the Seven Holy Seals that contain the End of Days. But sinister forces strike against him and send him into Hell itself. There, he must find three corrupt souls, chosen by Divinity, to join him in battle against the Four Horsemen to not only save their own souls, but to decide the very fate of Humanity. In addition to the works of Simon Bisley, the series will feature additional art by the late Stan Winston, Tim Bradstreet, Chad Fidler, and Dave DeVries, and script written by co-writers Mike Kennedy and Sean Jaffe. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Book One: Helldiver is available on Amazon at

About The Writer: Michael Mendheim
Michael Mendheim has worked as an Executive Producer and Creative Director in the videogame industry for over twenty years. Some of his projects include the #1 hit, Mutant League Football, the hugely successful, Army Men series and the critically acclaimed Robocalypse. Michael is currently producing the Free-to-play online shooter CrimeCraft.

About the Artist: Simon Bisley
Simon Bisley, world-famous fantasy painter/illustrator, started his career when he signed up with 2000 AD, a British comic book company, where he was assigned “ABC Warriors,” “Sláine” and “Judge Dredd.” Following his massive success in the U.K., Mr. Bisley American invasion started with DC Comics, where he produced award-winning work on “Doom Patrol,”  “Lobo,” and fan favorite “Batman vs. Judge Dredd.”

About Heavy Metal Magazine
Founded in 1977, Heavy Metal has become an iconic American science fiction and fantasy comics magazine known world-wide for its incredible blend of dark fantasy/science fiction and erotica. Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, purchased the world re-known “Heavy Metal Magazine” in 1990 and serves as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief.

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