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Cover image by Ken Kelly, see page 46.
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To meet Teleporting Teenager Davy Rice! page 3
Naomi Novik, Janny Wurts and Stephen Donaldson, pages 3-5
A Very British Haunting, page 30
Jack’ s Back Thrilling Torchwood
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Trio, page 31
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on our DOUBLE Editor’s Choice, pages 4-5
See Ken Kelly’s artwork, pages 46-47
The Doctor Will See You Now!
New Year Extra 2008
Super Space Opera
Cover image by John Howe, see page 15.
‘Tis the Season for Terror!
The Serrano Set goes out with a Bang! Page 11
Cover image from A Sword from Red Ice, see page 4.
Hallowe’en Extra 2007
REVIEW OF THE YEAR
Nailbiting Hallowe’en reads, page 4-5
New Year 2008
Scale the Heights
Christmas Extra 2007
With Anne McCaffrey & Iain M. Banks, page 4
DC 52 vol 1, page 29
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Graphic Novels Galore
The skies over Gotham City have gotten very busy of late. Now, in the spirit of the latest Dark Knight blockbuster, comes a dark and stormy tale involving the Caped Crusader and his demented nemesis The Joker, page 9.
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The couple have been two of the top names in fantasy art for 30 years and their popularity was reinforced with the publication of The Ultimate Collection in 2005. Their latest book features a mix of commissions for magazine publishers, advertising agencies and film production companies. A must-have addition to any fantasy collector’s portfolio, this compendium will delight dedicated fans and newcomers alike with its depictions of good and evil.
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Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell are renowned for their powerful images of fearsome monsters and scantily clad heroes and heroines. This new book, named after their website, features previously unseen artwork and drawings. It is their first compilation of new work since Sketchbook was published in 1994.
Also swooping around in this issue is a pulseracing vampire story set in London, Sweet Scent of Blood, (page 14), while closer to terra firma but nevertheless of stellar quality is the debut novel by Alison Goodman (page 14), a name soon to blaze brightly in the firmament of many a world.
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Boris Vallejo & Julie Bell Two of the fantasy art world’s most famous protagonists are back with a long-awaited book of new work.
Meanwhile closer to home a familiar face emerges from his Tardis (pages 10 –11). Yes the good Doctor is back. If you’re passionate about knowing all facts Gallifreyan, we’ve got your poison with an intergalactic almanac packed with information, and a journey into the mind of Doctor Who’s creator, Head Writer and Executive Producer, Russell T Davies.
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Dark Knight Dead? Joker laughs himself sane
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Cover image by Boris Vallejo & Julie Bell
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The Art of Fantasy
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The King of Horror returns
Be surrounded by Superheroes, page 16
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