New Science Fiction Inspired by Hieronymus BoschGATES

by Hal Hefner on October 1, 2011 with 0 comments

With the first name Hal and the last name Hefner, I was destined to either become an evil sentient super computer or a curator of beautiful, naked women. Well as luck would have it, I didn’t turn out to be HAL9000 from Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, 2001. Nor did I become the heir to my famous cousin, Hugh …

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GATES in the newsGATES

by Hal Hefner on November 22, 2010 with 0 comments

Gates the comic by Hal Hefner and presented by Heavy Metal: In the News It’s been a wonderful ride so far. All the support from friends, family and new fans has been incredible. Several media outlets have given GATES some coverage. WIRED Magazine’s cool little subsection called Unwired, wrote a really nice article about my …

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HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST DIGITAL COMIC ON HALLOWEENGATES

by Hal Hefner on October 31, 2010 with 0 comments

HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST DIGITAL COMIC October 31, 2010 (Los Angeles, CA) – In big news in my life–Heavy Metal magazine today announced plans to publish its very first digital comic, Heavy Metal Presents: Gates, written and illustrated by Hal Hefner–ME! The official site of the sci-fi comic – gates.heavymetal.com – also went …

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After 12 Years, My Sci-Fi Project, GATES, Has Found a Home with Heavy Metal MagazineGATES

by Hal Hefner on August 28, 2010 with 10 comments

In 1998, I was 23 years old. My dad had just passed away after a long battle with lung and brain cancer. I was living in the often rainy and seemingly always gray skies of, Rochester NY–A Negative Utopian mood in itself of sorts. I just finished getting my bachelor’s degree at RIT in illustration …

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