The cast of Picard on the cover of SFX, plus some of the features inside.

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The gang’s all here! A host of Star Trek: The Next Generation characters are featured on the cover of SFX 362, as Jean-Luc teams up with Crusher, LaForge, Riker, Troi and Worf for the third season of Star Trek: Picard.

Below we run down some of the highlights of the issue. UK readers, don’t forget: you can use this store locator (opens in new tab) to find a stockist near you, or order a copy online (opens in new tab) for the same price it is in the shops.  

Star Trek: Picard

Sir Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard.

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Trust us: even if you were a bit lukewarm about the first two series of Picard, you’ll want to watch the third – it is quite something. We speak to showrunner Terry Matalas plus returning stars Gates McFadden and Jonathan Frakes for a 10-page feature. 

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania 

Ant-Man kneeling in the Quantumverse.

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The multiverse? Pfft. Old hat. The macroverse is where it’s at now. We peek through a microscope at the latest Ant-Man adventure in the company of screenwriter Jeff Loveness. 

Knock at the Cabin

A little girl staring out of a window.

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Knock knock! Who’s there? M Night Shyamalan. M Night Shya… wait, what’s funny about that? Nothing at all mate, it’s just a tenuous way of introducing our feature on his new movie, which takes Paul Tremblay’s horror novel The Cabin at the End of the World and twists it into new shapes.

Dave Gibbons

Dave Gibbons sitting in a book-lined room, drawing.

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The artist renowned for his work on Watchmen, 2000 AD and (if you’re us) Doctor Who Weekly’s “The Star Beast” has written an “anecdotal autobiography”, Confabulation. We interview the comics great and get a peek at some of the visual treasures contained in the book.

Doctor Who 

Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant posing with a robot.

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In the latest instalment of our year-long celebration of Doctor Who’s up-coming 60th anniversary, we chat to Nicola Bryant about playing Sixth Doctor companion Peri.

Blood on Satan’s Claw

Young temptress Angel Blake from Blood on Satan's Claw.

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We talk to screenwriter Robert Wynne-Simmons about his script for the 1971 folk horror classic Blood on Satan’s Claw, which he’s now fleshed out into a new novelisation. 

And that’s not all, feature-wise! We also quiz the director of childhood-defiling horror Winnie-The-Pooh: Blood and Honey, have a chinwag with Alan Tudyk about voicing Optimus Prime, profile SF novelist Ian McDonald, and get Ramsey Campbell to fill out our author questionnaire.

Red Alert

Moon Girl giving Devil Dinosaur a kiss. Aw.

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And the big features are just the tip of the iceberg! As ever, our news section, Red Alert, is crammed with insights into yet more movies, TV shows, comics and books. In the spotlight this month: Puss in Boots sequel The Last Wish; animated Marvel show animated Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur; the second half of The Winchesters season one; NYC apartment building thriller The Watchful Eye; and Archie, Blade, Sherlock Holmes and Static comics.


The film reviews section in SFX 362.

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The SFX verdict on M3GAN (so annoying to type…) kicks off 20 pages of searing critical analysis, as we inform you which of the latest films, TV shows, books, comics, audio plays, and video games are worth splashing your hard-earned cash on!

A host of Star Trek: Picard characters on the cover of SFX.

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Ian Berriman has been working for SFX – the world’s leading sci-fi, fantasy and horror magazine – since March 2002. He also writes for Total Film, Electronic Sound and Retro Pop; other publications he’s contributed to include Horrorville, When Saturday Comes and What DVD. A life-long Doctor Who fan, he’s also a supporter of Hull City, and live-tweets along to BBC Four’s Top Of The Pops repeats from his @TOTPFacts account.

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