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Issue #362 • ships from Apr 16 2008
News-stand Price UK £3.99 / US $7.99

132 pages of
Sci-Fi EntertainmentÖ

Iron Man Cover Feature Exclusive!
We go nuts (and bolts) over the metal clad superhero with a double feature
• We grab the slickest star in Hollywood, Robert Downey Jr , and find out just attracted him to the franchise to play the eponymous hero
Videogame Game producer Kevin Boyle gives us all the insider info on what is sure to be the biggest tie-in of the year

Prom Night
Nip/Tuck star Brittany Snow helps us get all the facts straight about this upcoming scare-fest that is most certainly and definitely not a remake

Star Trek 11 On Set!
• We all wish we were him Ė itís our favourite geek, Simon Pegg and heís having a big old gloat about landing the part of Scotty in JJ Abrams Trek reboot

Tim RothThe Incredible Hulk
• Star Tim Roth tells us what attracted him to the role of evil super villain Emil Blonksy and taking on the mean, green, blockbuster machine

Alone in the Dark Game Exclusive!
• Its one of the gaming marketís biggest franchises and itís making a come-back on the next-gen consoles, producer Nour Polloni gives us a sneak peek.

Shalim OrtizHeroes Exclusive!
• Actor Shalim Ortiz reveals what its like to join one of tellyís biggest Sci-Fi hits as the not so much gifted, as cursed, Alejandro Herrera

Amanda Tapping
• We grill the first lady of Sci-Fi on all things Stargate and her new series Sanctuary

• Itís hard to believe that actor Aaron Ashmore, aka photographer Jimmy Olsen, has been with us an entire series. To celebrate he relives his entrance into the show

• Director Neil Marshall confirms that he can deliver scares with the best of them when he reveals his apocalyptic vision of the future

Doctor Who (2000s) Special Picture Feature
• Along with a bunch of images from the series, we grab stars David Tennant and Catherine Tate with writer/exec producer Russell T Davies for a chinwag on what to expect in Season 4

The Starburst Vaults
• We trawl through our archive to bring you the best of Sci-Fi cinema from years gone by. This issue: Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Reviews: Films
  • Best to worst (marks out of 5)
  • La Antena (4)
  • Death Note (Desu NŰto) (4)
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles (4)
  • Timber Falls (3)
  • 10,000 BC (2)
  • Outpost (2)

Reviews: TV
  • Best to worst (marks out of 5)
  • Torchwood Season 2
    B08 A Day in the Death (5)
    B10 From Out of the Rain (5)
    B12 Fragments (5)
    B13 Exit Wounds (4)
    B09 Something Borrowed (3 )
    B11 Adrift (3)

  • Lost Season 4
    D05 The Constant (5)
    D07 Ji Yeon (4)
    D06 The Other Woman (3)
    D08 Meet Kevin Johnson (3)

  • Reaper Season 1
    A13 Acid Queen (5)
    A11 Hungry for Fame (4)
    A12 Unseen (4)

  • Doctor Who (2000s) Season 4
    D02 The Fires of Pompeii (5)
    D01 Partners in Crime (4)

  • Jericho Season 2
    B04 Oversight (4)
    B03 Jennings and Rall (3)

  • Medium Season 4
    D06 Aftertaste (4)
    D07 Burn Baby Burn, Part 1 (3)
    D08 Burn Baby Burn, Part 2 (3)

  • New Amsterdam Season 1
    A02 Golden Boy (4)
    A01 Pilot (3)
    A03 Soldierís Heart (3)

  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 1
    A06 Dungeons and Dragons (4)
    A07 The Demon Hand (4)
    A08 Vickís Chip (4)

  • Stargate Atlantis Season 4
    D20 The Last Man (4)

  • Smallville Season 7
    G13 Hero (3)
    G14 Traveler (3)

Reviews: Books
  • Best to worst (marks out of 5)
  • Dark Blood by Susan Sizemore (5)
  • Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge (4)
  • Small Favour by Jim Butcher (4)
  • Empress by Karen Miller (3)
  • Primal Heat by Susan Sizemore (3)
  • Line War by Neal Asher (2)

Reviews: DVDs
  • Best to worst
    (Main feature/extras - marks out of 5
  • Doctor Who Black Orchid (4/4 )
  • I Am Legend (4/2)
  • Stargate: The Ark of Truth (3/3)
  • The Golden Compass(2/5)

Reviews: Tie-ins
  • Best to worst (marks out of 5)
  • Doctor Who
    Brave New Town (4)
    Revenge of the Judoon (3)
    Snowglobe Seven (3)
    The Dark Husband (2)
    The Skull of Sobek (2)

  • Sapphire and Steel
    Second Sight (4)

  • Stargate SG-1
    Gift of the Gods (3)

  • Best to worst (marks out of 5)
  • Soundtracks
    Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (5)
    Martin (4)
    National Treasure: Book of Secrets (3)

  • Comics
    Doctor Who #2 (4)
    Star Trek: New Frontier #1 (4)
    Fallen Angel #25 (3)

  • Collectables
    Ayanami Rei (Neon Genesis Evangelion) (4)
    Mystere (CyGirls) (3)
    Ming the Merciless (1)

  • Sci-Fi Calendar
    All the latest release dates covering movies, TV, DVDs and books

  • Trailer Park
    We take a sideways look at the trailer for The Happening

  • Opinion
    Starburstís monthly columnist Nicholas Briggs gives us his thoughts on the world of Sci-Fi

  • In Numbers
    Get figure happy with Starburstís monthly numbers-related column!
    This issue: Sliders

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All other contents © Visual Imagination 2008. Not for reproduction

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