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18 April 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  

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We've had breathing covers. We've had holographic covers. We've had lenticular covers (that means all 3D-y when you wiggle it). But now comes an Empire cover so amazing that we had to use a whole extra dimension.

To mark the return of Hollywood's biggest (and greenest) hero, we've created the world's first fully 3D cover with the Incredible Hulk ripping his way out of the issue. Click on the image below for a better look.

Not that he should be trying to escape the issue of course, with all the filmic goodness waiting inside. As well as comprehensive Incredible Hulk coverage, we've got first look set visits to X-Files: I Want To Believe and Quantum of Solace. Plus, we go behind the scenes on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Sex and The City and Wanted. And that's barely scratching the surface. Frankly, he should be trying to fight his way back in. Pick up your copy on Friday April 25.


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Going out on a limb here...
I absolutely bloody hated the cover. Just because you can do a thing doesn't mean you should. Between that horrible thick relief moulding on the front and the other cardboard inserts inside (you know: aftershave ads and - ho ho! - the "Xbox as the saviour of HD-DVD! info-merrcial thingy) trying to 'flick' through the mag was nigh-on impossible. In fact, even trying to studiously absorb individual pages at slug-like speed was like gum-extraction. Cardboard tech, my arse. Sorr More

Posted by Hardhat at 20:05 on 21 April 2008 | Report This Post

I'm sure i've seen a 3d cover like this before somewhere... More

Posted by enemysprout at 13:34 on 21 April 2008 | Report This Post

HULK 3D
I loved the cover - the good thing is you can easily peel it off the magazine and frame it. (Well, kinda frame it...well...you can mount on the wall at least). Now wouldn't it be cool if they actually released the movie in 3D? Hulk smash! ...then duck at flying debris. More

Posted by Obi-Wan at 07:52 on 20 April 2008 | Report This Post

prince caspian?
are we gonna get a narnia cover next month? I hope so!! This months cover is amazing tho,,,got mine this morning!! More

Posted by chaskins_2004 at 13:49 on 19 April 2008 | Report This Post

Not your traditional coverboy...
...however it looks great and (jk3555) his nose sticks out a wee bit too! I'm actually really looking forward to this movie after Ang's lime green monster fighting big dogs and David Bana needing a bit more charisma - I should point out that Jennifer connoly is lovely, but what's not to like? Gotta say something about jibjob82's post on Starwars. Seriously dude, you need to chill out about it a bit and in fact get over the fact that none of the three prequals were that good, for various rea More

Posted by buntyinspain at 13:48 on 19 April 2008 | Report This Post

I like it when covers are like this. More

Posted by Ricorodrigeuz at 12:52 on 19 April 2008 | Report This Post

Re 3D cover
L: Ambition any speed racer coverage? :-( sp; Yes there is.  I got mine this morn via the medium of the royal mail, the shower of lazy shites fetched it on time for once. It looks great.  I don't think its fair on the computer illiterate people though that you do not include reviews of such anticipated movies like speed racer, ironman et al which only seem to appear online. More

Posted by kinge247 at 12:11 on 19 April 2008 | Report This Post

Awsome
Empire's covers are better and better! I hope, that soon we will be seen Potter 6 coverage :) More

Posted by bereski at 10:38 on 19 April 2008 | Report This Post

Cracking
With this months issue it means my collection surpasses the decade mark, my first being May 1998 with Scream 2 on the cover. As ever, i was very happy to recieve my Empire through the post and be excited about the front cover. I then did the compulsory flick through to see what the articles to look forward to this month were and was excited by obviously the Hulk feature, the Affleck brothers et al but another bloody Star Wars feature? 5 damn pages of it? Come on Empire, Star Wars was last good i More

Posted by jibjob82 at 10:09 on 19 April 2008 | Report This Post

Cracking
With this months issue it means my collection surpasses the decade mark, my first being May 1998 with Scream 2 on the cover. As ever, i was very happy to recieve my Empire through the post and be excited about the front cover. I then did the compulsory flick through to see what the articles to look forward to this month were and was excited by obviously the Hulk feature, the Affleck brothers et al but another bloody Star Wars feature? 5 damn pages of it? Come on Empire, Star Wars was last good i More

Posted by jibjob82 at 09:59 on 19 April 2008 | Report This Post

Speed?
any speed racer coverage? :-( More

Posted by Ambition at 23:05 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

any speed racer coverage? :-( More

Posted by Ambition at 23:05 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

@ Olly
How much would it have cost to design and engineer and then publish such a cover as this ? Quite fascinating. More

Posted by mserpico88 at 22:53 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

i like the fact you raised the price - again! but the cover did grab my attention this morning on the way to uni - and lol, i only bought last months mag today aswell. More

Posted by Sumintelligentguy at 21:27 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

wow!!!!
or, does 3D mean, a few bumps on the front cover where the fingers are? anyway, should be a good mag. More

Posted by jk3555 at 20:30 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

Slow News Day?
Well? More

Posted by Mozza at 20:22 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

Awwwww...Bummer
Don't get me wrong Empire. The cover looks well for a better word "incredible" but I was kind of hoping that Prince Caspian would dominate this month...*sad face* Still, theres another issue to go (for UK and Ireland anyway) before we get to enjoy the spectacle that is Narnia 2. I hope it makes the cover of the next issue. My day would be made hahaha! Can't wait to buy this. Oh it's soooooooooo cool! More

Posted by Filmfreak666 at 19:58 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

whats this breathing cover lark? i dont remember that. excellent cover this month though. spun me right out when i picked it up mind! More

Posted by MOOT87 at 19:53 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

RE:
L: CameronJames 3d like red and blue glasses 3d or 3d like it sticks out of the cover? s in all sticky outy More

Posted by Olly Richards at 19:51 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

RE: First
L: AzizV no one cares ou're wrong, I do. Looks pretty sweet, will be sure to pick it up when its out! More

Posted by Clarence_Worley at 19:23 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

3d like red and blue glasses 3d or 3d like it sticks out of the cover? More

Posted by CameronJames at 19:17 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

RE: First
no one cares More

Posted by AzizV at 18:43 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

First
HA HA More

Posted by devo18uk at 18:12 on 18 April 2008 | Report This Post

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