SFX Issue 214

This month we find out what the people behind Lost have got in store for us in time-warping prison sage Alcatraz ...

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On sale Wednesday 21 September .

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Banged Up

The folks behind Lost talk us through Alcatraz , a show featuring a mysterious island, time-travel and Hurley . Sounds familiar? Don’t be too sure...

The Fall Guys

We take a look at the best new and returning TV heading our way this Autumn, including Fringe , Chuck , Supernatural , The Walking Dead , Once Upon A Time , Grimm and much, much more...

Merlin’s Beard

Our Dave G has a nose around on the set of the new series of Merlin , and discovers face-fuzz, new characters and testosterone aplenty...

Karen Gillan

The Doctor’s companion talks Scream , Inverness and Elvis in Heroes And Inspirations.

Holy X-box, Batfans

Batman is back, breaking bones with wild abandon as Arkham Asylum follow-up Arkham City finally nears arrival. Excited is not the word...

Don’t Miss

Spoiler Zone

Alphas , Eureka , Falling Skies , Haven , Teen Wolf , Torchwood: Miracle Day , True Blood and Warehouse 13 are all watched and rated...

Red Alert

We get the inside skinny on The Three Musketeers , speak to Fringe ’s Anna Torv, find out Dolph Lundgren’s favourite sci-fi and find out what to expect in the season four of The Clone Wars .


Conan The Barbarian , Real Steel , Midnight In Paris , Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark , Final Destination 5 , Thor , Firefly , Fringe , Snuff , The Incal and Dead Island are all put through the SFX wringer, plus many, many more!

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SFX Magazine is the world's number one sci-fi, fantasy, and horror magazine published by Future PLC. Established in 1995, SFX Magazine prides itself on writing for its fans, welcoming geeks, collectors, and aficionados into its readership for over 25 years. Covering films, TV shows, books, comics, games, merch, and more, SFX Magazine is published every month. If you love it, chances are we do too and you'll find it in SFX.