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SFX 238 On Sale Now

In our scorching Hot 50 issue there’s on-set news from Kick-Ass 2 , a preview of Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD , and interviews with the stars of Elysium

Check out the new issue of SFX , on shelves now (click to view larger versions):

Get your copy now! Buy your digital issue via Newsstand For iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch ,
or order your print copy from My Favourite Magazines . Also available on Google Play , Zinio , Kindle Fire and Nook !

Teenage Kicks
Hit-Girl and Kick-Ass return for the most outrageous superhero sequel ever. Director Jeff Wadlow, and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Moretz talk about the big changes in store for the characters and making the film bigger, brighter and more kick ass.

Hot 50
With science fiction a greater pop culture staple than ever before, we look at the 50 most important directors, writers, actors and creatives that are shaping the future of the genre.

Star Matt Damon and director Neill Blomkamp ( District 9 ) discuss the upcoming blockbuster and the film’s political edge.

Close Encounter – Robert Sheehan
We chat to the former Misfits star about banana hammocks and geeking it up in The Mortal Instruments .

The Summer of SF reading
This month, we’ve got the guide to building the ultimate fantasy library – or what other authors to buy, besides Tolkien, Pratchett, and Gaiman.

Jurassic Park Turns 20
Bet you feel old now. We take a ride in the Time Machine to look at Spielberg’s definitive dino epic.

20 Reasons We Love Doctor Who
Our year-long celebration of Who through the decades reaches the ’90s, where it wasn’t all Paul McGann and “Dimensions In Time”, you know.

Reviewed and Rated
It’s a mixture of the biggest films from this summer and this spring, with Pacific Rim , The Lone Ranger, The World’s End, Oblivion , Evil Dead , and Jack The Giant Slayer all rated.

Plus! View Screen casts a critical eye on Revolution , The Returned and True Blood ’s new showrunner.

Red Alert
The news section is packed this month, with sneaky peeks at The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones , Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD , and the latest Percy Jackson movie, all fighting for your attention.

Bonus Digital Content
And don’t forget, if you pick up the iPad version from Newsstand or the Kindle Fire version from Amazon , you’ll get videos (including clips and trailers) plus extra picture slideshows. It’s the way of the future!

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Jordan Farley
Jordan is the Community Editor at SFX and Total Film. When he isn't watching movies or sci-fi shows of questionable quality he's probably shooting men in space or counting down the days till the next Zelda comes out.