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THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

Can you handle any more Bat-excitement? The final instalment of Christopher Nolan‘s trilogy is nearly with us, so we’ve stuffed our latest issue with all matter of Dark Knight goodness: Christian Bale tells us why he’ll miss the rubber, Tom Hardy talks working with Nolan, Anne Hathaway reveals on-set secrets and as if that wasn’t enough, we also caught up with Nolan himself and producer Emma Thomas. Holy bat-content!

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER

Did you know that all US presidents are required by law to be specialists in dispatching at least on type of supernatural monster? We caught up with director Timur Bekmambetov to find out how he made Honest Abe kick ass, and chatted with the beautiful Mary Elizabeth Winstead about playing a dead president’s wife.

LEONARD NIMOY

He’s sci-fi royalty, the man who has lived long and prospered unlike any other, and the greatest Vulcan of all time – we have a close encounter with Spock himself, the mighty Leonard Nimoy.

SFX SUMMER OF SF READING 2012

This month’s issue opens the SFX Summer Of SF Reading 2012, meaning a whopping 14 pages covering the very best SF literature out there. We bring you an exclusive interview with TERRY PRATCHETT and STEPHEN BAXTER as they discuss The Long Earth, talk near-death, dorky angels and dildos (really) with American fantasy novelist MARIA DAHVANA HEADLEY and find out what inspires the mighty IAIN M BANKS. Plus an interview with WILLIAM KING, tons of book reviews, our usual Book Club page and a celebration of the classic WYRD SISTERS. Get reading!

PLUS!

We bring you the latest from the set of MERLIN’S FIFTH SERIES, look forward to WAREHOUSE 13 SEASON 4, and put Pixar’s new historical fantasy BRAVE under the microscope in the FreezeFrame. We chat to God of thunder and part-time huntsman CHRIS HEMSWORTH, and tell you everything you need to know about HAVEN. We also reveal the latest developments on the set of IRON MAN 3 and report from this year’s hugely successful KAPOW! convention.

RATED:

Prometheus, Storage 24, Lovely Molly, Chernobyl Diaries, John Carter, Ghost Rider, Falling Skies season 1, Doctor Who: The Krotons, Absentia, Welcome To The Space Show, Angel Beats! Roujin Z, Miyazaki Movies, Earth 2, The Long Earth, Seraphina, Doctor Who: Dark Horizons, Besieged, By Your Command, The Devil’s Nebula, Last Days, The Hammer And The Blade, Burn Mark, alt.human, Before Watchmen – Minutemen, Dinosours vs Aliens, Batman: Death By Design, The Manhattan Projects, Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock, Game of Thrones and Resistance: Burning Skies and much, much more!

SPOILERZONE

We rate and discuss the latest episodes of Brave New World, The Vampire Diaries, Game of Thrones, Touch, Once Upon A Time and more!

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