Inside issue 18 of Comic Heroes magazine!

Your complete guide to alien heroes like Superman plus tons of new interviews, 52 pages of free comic samples and more!

Kal-El is back in the latest issue of Comic Heroes , SFX 's sister title and all-round super mag. On sale from Monday 22 February - although your local store might not get it until Tuesday 23 February due to some delays at distribution - it's your window on the world of comics and the games and movies they inspire.

Comic Heroes 18 gifts

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FREE WITH THIS ISSUE
The 116-page packet of comic goodness packs a packs a powerful punch; as do the free gifts. This month’s printed magazine delivers a Marshall Law postcard, on top of a bumper 52-page Sidekick comic sampler magazine and two 2000 AD badges. Halo Jones and Rogue Trooper fans rejoice!

Superman!
Kal-El tops our list of the most important aliens in comics - plus we talk with the likes of Steve Rudd, Lee Bermejo and Scott Snyder about what's next for the character. (Don't forget your chance to win one of DK's new books about the Man of Steel!)

Superman

Pat Mills!
"Nemesis and all the other Space Gods should be regarded with deep suspicion." Wise words on the Warlock from the legendary 2000 AD editor and British comics guru.

Nexus!
Artists and co-creator Steve Rude checks in to talk about the seminal '80s strip and working at DC. (Spoiler: he thinks Joss Whedon should direct a Nexus movie.)

Dan Slott!
The chief scribe on Superior Spider-Man talks about making the character his own, about angry fans and about what the future holds for Marvel.

Dan Slott

Mark Millar!
With Kick-Ass 2 due in cinemas soon, we take time to talk to the Scottish writer and discover why Jupiter's Legacy might just be his most ambitious project yet.

Mark Millar

Reviews!
Comic Heroes wouldn’t be complete without its reviews section: we deliver our verdict on the latest from Marvel, DC, Cinebook, and more, including Constantine by Jeff Lemire and Ray Fawkes.

Interviews!
Yet more folk granting us a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the comics biz? Sure thing: Adi Granov, Rob Williams, Nick Percival, Lee Bermejo, Enki Bilal and John Wagner to name but six.

PLUS!
You mean there's more in here? Yup: a packed news section, Daredevil , Matt Kindt talks Martian Manhunter, Doctor Who , Corey Taylor on becoming the latest musician to work with Dark Horse, Omega the Unknown , Hugh Jackman in The Wolverine , artist Mike Perkins' column and stacks more.

Daredevil

All this plus two badges and a postcard (if you buy the print version) and 50 pages of new comic samples sponsored by SelfMadeHero ! The UK competition you'll see on the front of the newsstand edition can be entered here .

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