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SFX 216 Preview

We've taken a trip to Bon Temps to catch up with the stars of True Blood and chatted to Andrew Lincoln about The Walking Dead in the latest jam-packed SFX .

On sale Wednesday 16 November .

Got iOS5 for your shiny new iPhone/iPad/iPod touch? You do! Well, did you know you can download issue 216 of SFX direct from Newsstand (our US chums can use this link ) on the day of release for a mere £2.99? iDevice users still in the dark ages of iOS4.whatever can also download the SFX app direct from the app store, which acts as a portal for you to download (or subscribe) to your favourite science fiction and fantasy magazine. Android users have no reason to feel left out either as you can still pick up the latest issue from Zinio ..

True Blood

When dealing with sex-mad psychopathic vampires, we find it’s best to put them on the cover. They only get angry and make a blood mess otherwise. We’re celebrating the twenty things we love about True Blood as it returns to screens in the UK, and having civilized chats with Stephen Moyer, Joe Manganiello and Kristin Bauer Van Straten.

Twilight: Breaking Dawn

Brace yourself, Twi-hards: R-Patz is nearly back on the big screen in the darkest Twilight movie yet. We get the low down from screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg.

The Walking Dead

Andrew Lincoln has made the part of small town sheriff turned zombie-slayer par excellence Rick Grimes his own. We catch up with the star of The Walking Dead as season two hits its stride.

Brooker’s Back

After wowing us all with his Big Brother zombie show Dead Set , Charlie Brooker returns to the small screen with Black Mirror , three tales of techno-tinged terror. We catch up with the man himself…

Joe Quesada

We sit down for a cup of tea and a crumpet with Marvel’s chief creative office and find out what flicks his switches in heroes and inspirations.

Don’t Miss:

Profiles : We chat to Misfits rude and raw new boy Joe Gilgun and talk children’s literature with Jasper Fforde .

Spoiler Zone : Alphas, American Horror Story, Doctor Who, The Fades, Fringe, A Gifted Man, Haven, Lost Girl, Merlimn, Sanctuary, The Sarah Jane Adventures, The Secret Circle, Supernatural, Terra Nova, The Vampire Diaries, The Walking Dead and Warehouse 13 all get the full spoiler treatment this issue…

Red Alert

  • Charlie Brooker talks us through his chilling return to TV.
  • There's a new Sinbad on the seven seas - we find out what the new series from Sky has in store when it finally launches in 2012.
  • Legendary Rage Against The Machine axe-smith Tom Morello runs us through his favourite sci-fi and fantasy.

Rated: The Thing , The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn, Immortals, Another Earth, Paranormal Activity 3, Captain America: The First Avenger, Doctor Who Series Six, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part Two, Torchwood: Miracle Day , Stephen King’s 11.22.63 , The Batman Files and The Strain and much, much more...

SFX 216 is on sale Wednesday 16 Novemebr, in stores and through Newsstand and Zinio . You can also subscribe to the print version of SFX to save loads on the shop price – UK readers will also receive the second season of Fringe on DVD if they do (offer ends 30 November).