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Choose between Ms Marvel and The Orville with the new SFX

The covers and some of the contents of SFX issue 353.
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There's a choice of covers with the latest SFX: will you plump for Ms Marvel or The Orville: New Horizons? Either way, you'll find an eight-page feature on your preferred show inside. 

Below we run down some of the highlights of the issue. Alternatively, you can get a quick idea of the contents by flicking through this digital preview

The Orville: New Horizons

The feature on The Orville from SFX issue 353.

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After what seems like forever, Seth McFarlane's outer-space show is finally back, with a more dramatically-focused third season. We speak to McFarlane, producer Brannon Braga, Scott Grimes (Lieutenant Malloy) and effects bod Brooke Noska – but still don't quite work up the courage to ask if they've ever heard of a singing green duck… 

Ms Marvel

The Ms Marvel feature in SFX issue 353.

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Kamala Khan, an Avengers fangirl who gains superpowers of her own, is the heroine of the latest MCU TV show. Star Iman Vellani, head writer Bisha K Ali and producer Sana Amanat tell us how they brought the misfit teen to the small screen. Hey, that rhymes!

Jurassic World Dominion 

The Jurassic World Dominion feature in SFX issue 353.

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Colin Trevorrow is unleashing dinos on everyday human society in the concluding chapter of the Jurassic World series. This surely can't end well. We talk to the director, as well as returning stars Chris Pratt and Jeff Goldblum. 

Obi-Wan Kenobi 

The Obi-Wan Kenobi feature in SFX issue 353.

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Ewan McGregor is putting on his best posh voice again to play the Jedi, in a six-part series set a decade after the events of Revenge Of The Sith. We speak to McGregor and Hayden Christensen about reviving the Master/Padawan conflict, and quiz director/producer Deborah Chow.

The Midwich Cuckoos

The Midwich Cuckoos feature in SFX issue 353.

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John Wyndham's classic 1957 novel (previously adapted for the big screen as Village Of The Damned) has now been turned into a seven-part TV series for Sky. We visit the set and try not to get mind-controlled by creepy kids as we speak to writer David Farr, star Max Beesley and producer Robert Cheek. 

The Boys 

The feature on The Boys in SFX issue 353.

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The boundary-pushing superhero show looks set to surpass itself in season three by taking on the "Herogasm" arc from the original comics. We chat orgies and toxic masculinity with showrunner Eric Kripke and new cast member Jensen Ackles. 

And that's not all, features wise! We also chat with Angus MacLane, writer/director of Toy Story spinoff Lightyear; profile fantasy novelist JM Miro (aka Steven Price); and get Holly Black to fill in our author questionnaire. 

Red Alert

The Men news story in SFX issue 353.

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And the big features are just the tip of the iceberg! As ever, our news section, Red Alert, has insights into yet more movies, TV shows, comics and books. In the spotlight this month: Alex Garland's intriguing horror film Men, Prime Video show Night Sky, and new Ant-Man, Blade Runner, Wild Cards and Gerry Anderson comics. 


The Multiverse of Madness review in SFX issue 353.

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The SFX verdict on Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness kicks off 25 pages of searing critical analysis, as we inform you which of the latest films, TV shows, books, comics, audio plays, and video games are worth splashing your hard-earned cash on!

SFX issue 353's two covers: The Orville and Ms Marvel.

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Buy this issue as a digital edition

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Ian Berriman

Ian Berriman is the Deputy Editor of SFX Magazine. Over the years, he's written for GamesRadar, Total Film, and Electronic Sound. He also runs the Twitter Account @TOTPFacts.