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Drawn To Be Wyld
DESCRIBED BY WRITER Evan Dorkin as “a kind of a side quest,” Dark Horse spin-off series Bill & Ted Are Doomed is both a prequel and a sequel, bridging the gap between 1991’s Bogus Journey and the recently released Face The Music. Set in the year 2000
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Tom Ellis
Normally, the Prince of Darkness evokes images of a red-skinned individual with horns, a pointy tail and a pitchfork. Tom Ellis defies those expectations. Sure, there’s still a bit of the devil in his Lucifer – those crimson eyes, that grin and his t
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Deep Blue Sea 3
EXTRAS RELEASED OUT NOW! 2020 | 15 | DVD/download Remember the genetically enhanced super-intelligent sharks who escaped at the end of Deep Blue Sea 2? No? Never mind: they’re back. The third in this sharksploitation series is more or less a standalo
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A Girl Made Of Air
RELEASED OUT NOW! 400 pages | Hardback/ebook/audiobook Author Nydia Hetherington Publisher Quercus Glamour, danger and a seamy underside: circuses are made for stories. But while the title and cover of this debut novel might lead you to expect lots o
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Wonder Woman: Dead Earth
RELEASED OUT NOW! Publisher DC Comics/Black Label Writer/artist: Daniel Warren Johnson ISSUES 1-4 Optimism has always been a vital element of Wonder Woman’s character – right from her creation, she’s been forever looking to find the best in humanity,
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Behind The Mask
Tony Stark is going back to his roots in the Armoured Avenger’s latest series, released as the adjectiveless Iron Man. As writer Christopher Cantwell notes, it’s actually the 625th issue of Shell-Head’s various titles. “That’s a massive tapestry of l
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Boogie Boogie Nights
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The Tomb: Devil’s Revenge
EXTRAS RELEASED 14 SEPTEMBER 2019 | 15 | DVD/download William Shatner and Jeri Ryan are the Trekkie-bait stars of this horror-actioner, from a screenplay by TNG’s Maurice Hurley. It’s a brash, often nonsensical slice of hokum, mixing spelunking, anci
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Afterland
RELEASED OUT NOW! 464 pages | Hardback/ebook/audiobook Author Lauren Beukes Publisher Michael Joseph It’s no surprise that the near-future dystopian novel has become a subgenre so popular that it practically demands its own section in bookstores. Eve
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Dark Nights: Death Metal
RELEASED OUT NOW! Publisher DC Comics Writer Scott Snyder Artist Greg Capullo ISSUES 1-3 Remember the 2015 comic event Secret Wars, where the Marvel universe was transformed into a fantasy kingdom? DC must be hoping you don’t, because its latest seve
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Terror Tales
AFTER THE THIRTEENTH FLOOR’S solo outing last year, Rebellion is once again bringing classic IPC horror weeklies Misty and Scream! together for a third anthology of spine-chilling strips. While Kek-W and Simon Coleby reunite on Thunder’s vampiric Wor
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Kim Stanley Robinson
IT IS, KIM STANLEY ROBINSON NOTES, QUITE possible “to conclude that we’re doomed, that the trajectory we’re on is so powerful that we won’t get our shit together fast enough to avoid a mass extinction event and total catastrophe”. But what if humanit
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Invasion
RELEASED OUT NOW! 1965 | PG | Blu-ray BLU-RAY DEBUT Barely an incursion, let alone an invasion, this tale of alien contact is based on a story by future Doctor Who script editor Robert Holmes, who recycled many of its tropes in Jon Pertwee’s debut “S
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A Song For A New Day
RELEASED OUT NOW! 384 pages | Hardback/ebook Author Sarah Pinsker Publisher Head Of Zeus The winner of this year’s Nebula Award for Best Novel is published in the UK at an eerily apposite time. A Song For A New Day follows Luce Cannon, a singer, whos
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Spacewarp
RELEASED OUT NOW! Publisher Millsverse Comics Writer Pat Mills Artist Various ISSUE 1 It’s 1977 all over again! At least, that’s likely what 2000 AD creator Pat Mills is hoping. This new all-ages sci-fi anthology (digital for now, with a print releas
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Finbar Hawkins
Tell us about your protagonist. Evey is 15, and along with her younger sister Dill has been raised in “the witching way” by her mother. But she’s looking to make her own way, to be free of her family. That’s when the witch hunters arrive and change h
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Tenet
RELEASED OUT NOW! 12A | 150 minutes Director Christopher Nolan Cast John David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki, Robert Pattinson, Kenneth Branagh, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Himesh Patel There’s a paradox at the heart of Tenet that has nothing to do with it
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Gamemaster
RELEASED OUT NOW! 2020 | PG | VOD Tabletop gaming is enormous again, with hits like Catan and Pandemic becoming household names. This doc tells four indie creators’ stories, from the wildfire success of Exploding Kittens to the struggles of Thug Life
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Star Trek: The Motion Picture The Art And Visual Effects
RELEASED OUT NOW! 192 pages | Hardback Authors Jeff Bond, Gene Kozicki Publisher Titan Books “The human adventure is just beginning” declared the tagline to Star Trek: The Motion Picture. But there’s no mention of the industrial vats of human sweat p
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Decorum
RELEASED OUT NOW! Publisher Image Comics Writer Jonathan Hickman Artist Mike Huddleston ISSUES 1-4 Going into a Jonathan Hickman comic, it’s safe to expect mind-melting concepts, a massive sense of scale, and lots of elaborate text pages. While all t
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Penny Dreadful SFX's High Priestess Of Horror
The best thing to have come out of being stuck at home for months is Host, a movie made in 12 weeks and available to stream on Shudder. It’s the most zeitgeisty and frankly ingenious movie around, and destined to be the defining horror of 2020. It wa
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BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC
RELEASED 23 SEPTEMBER TBC | TBC Director Dean Parisot Cast Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Samara Weaving It had to fall somewhere between bogus and excellent, and this belated threequel turns out to be Bill & Ted’s Perfectly Decent
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Get Duked!
RELEASED OUT NOW! 2020 | SVOD Director Ninian Doff Cast Samuel Bottomley, Viraj Juneja, Rian Gordon, Lewis Gribben AMAZON PRIME Get Duked! arrives garlanded with gushy reviews, and with an audience award from the SXSW Film Festival under its belt, ha
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Settling The World
RELEASED OUT NOW! 288 pages | Paperback/ebook Author M John Harrison Publisher Comma Press When he’s not described as a science fiction novelist, M John Harrison is often called a slipstream writer, you can understand why. His work is eerie, and ofte
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Adler
RELEASED OUT NOW! Publisher Titan Comics Writer Lavie Tidhar Artist Paul McCaffrey ISSUES 1-3 Bringing to mind a “League Of Extraordinary Gentlewomen”, Adler’s cast of classic, mostly Victorian characters means it explores a well-worn furrow, but Lav
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A Very Big House
SIXTEEN YEARS HAVE PASSED since Susanna Clarke’s multi-million-selling debut Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Now she’s back with a new novel, Piranesi, set in a desolate labyrinth called the House, adjacent to our own world, which contains thousands o
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AWAY Season One
UK/US Netflix, streaming now Creator Andrew Hinderaker Cast Hilary Swank, Josh Charles, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Vivian Wu, Ato Essandoh, Mark Ivanir EPISODES 1.01-1.10 In the age of Chris Hadfield singing Bowie songs in space, NASA boasting 60 millio
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High Spirits
EXTRAS RELEASED OUT NOW! 1988 | 12 | Blu-ray/DVD Director Neil Jordan Cast Steve Guttenberg, Peter O’Toole, Daryl Hannah, Beverly D’Angelo BLU-RAY DEBUT Written and directed by Neil Jordan – who was soon to be acclaimed for his similarly Ireland-base
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The Time-travelling Caveman
RELEASED OUT NOW! 336 pages | Hardback/ebook/audiobook Author Terry Pratchett Publisher Doubleday Childrens This book collects the last previously unavailable fiction by Sir Terry Pratchett. He had been working on novels and an autobiography before h
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Mortal Shell
RELEASED OUT NOW! Reviewed on PlayStation 4 Also available on PC (Epic Games Store), Xbox One Publisher Playstack VIDEOGAME The latest contender in the subgenre of action RPGs hoping to successfully copy the formula of Dark Souls, Mortal Shell is at
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