1. The Ultimate Guide 


On sale out now

Frequency one shot, initially

Price £6.99

Distributor Intermedia/Marketforce

Display with Philosophy Now, The Philosophers Magazine

The publisher behind bimonthly title Philosophy Now has launched a one shot which it says is the first title devoted entirely to ethics to be sold to through the UK newstrade. It is made up of a collection of some of the best ethics articles from past issues of Philosophy Now, alongside some new material. The Ultimate Guide is divided into five chapters covering the main aspects of ethics, and is designed as a readable guide to modern ethics for students and the general thinking public, also including cartoons and info boxes. Further issues are planned for next year.

2. Empire 


On sale 30 November

Frequency Monthly

Price £5.99

Distributor Frontline 

Display with Total Film, Sight & Sound

To run alongside the release of the latest Star Wars film: The Last Jedi, Empire has opened its prized archives for the first time since 1997 to produce a bespoke 40 years of Star Wars supplement focussing on the original trilogy. Also included with the issue is an exclusive LucasFilm double-sided art print. Elsewhere readers can read exclusive interviews, a review of the year, including Empire’s Top Twenty Films of 2017 and a look ahead to the potential 2018 Oscar nominees.

3. Autocar 


On sale 13 December 

Frequency weekly 

Price £4.99

Distributor Frontline 

Display with Auto Express, Evo, Fast Car, Top Gear 

In this bumper double issue of Autocar enthusiasts can read about the magazine’s Christmas road trip as experts go for a drive in the team’s five favourite cars of the year. There is also a special Christmas road test of a steam train and Autocar writers give their personal highlights of the year. Publishers expect a 25% sales increase on the November issue and is expected to generate an additional £6,000 in independents. 

4. MG Enthusiast 


On sale now 

Frequency 13 times a year

Price £4.99 

Distributor Seymour 

Display with Classic Cars, Classic Car Weekly, Classics & Sports Car

The January edition of MG Enthusiast will be bagged with Kelsey’s 2018 Classic Cars calendar. The only magazine dedicated specifically to MGs, the contents include a journey through the racing history of a Cooper MG, as well as looking forward to discover the MG of the future. According to the publishers, sales through independents account for more than a quarter of MG Enthusiast sales and are the second biggest retail group for the title.

5. TAB Picture Arrowwords


On sale 7 December 

Frequency 13 times a year 

Price £2.10 

Distributor TBC 

Display with TAB Arrowwords 

This Christmas issue of TAB Picture Arrowwords features TV star Holly Willoughby on its front cover. It is the only title of its kind in the UK, and is the second best-selling title within the Arrowwords category. Complete with full colour puzzles and cash prizes to be won every issue, Picture Arrowwords is tailored for puzzlers of all ages. With this special festive issue there is a chance to win a Samsung Curved HD Smart TV and a £1,500 cash prize.

6. Soccerbible 


On sale 29 November 

Frequency three-monthly

Price £10 

Distributor Marketforce 

Display with FourFourTwo, Shoot, World Soccer  

The 10th issue of the magazine which celebrates a 'new soccer culture' has David Beckham as its cover star. The issue, named Legacy vs Legacy Over is exploring legacy in football and the game’s constant reinvention. The cover story, complete with exclusive photographs, explores how deep David Beckham’s cultural influence stretches – from football to fashion. And there are many other stories from those who have shaped modern football to the groundbreakers of today who tear through convention.

7. Radio Times Double Issue 


On sale 9 Dec 

Frequency weekly 

Price £4.50 

Distributor Frontline 

Display with What's On TV, TV Times 

It's finally here – Radio Times' legendary double Christmas issue is on sale from 9 December, although the large print run means it might reach you later. The issue features interviews and features on the biggest programmes on TV this festive season including two weeks' worth of TV, film and radio listings covering the entire Christmas and New Year period (23 December to 5 Jan). Radio Times will also offer every reader a free copy of a special edition Paddington at Large book by Michael Bond, worth £5.99. 

8. United States Air Force Air Power Yearbook 2018 


On sale out now 

Frequency one shot 

Price £5.99          

Distributor Seymour 

Display with Aeroplane Monthly, Airforces monthly 

The third edition of the US Air Force Air Power Yearbook comes at a crucial time for the air force as it says it is short by nearly 2,000 pilots and is considering buying a fleet of low-cost, light attack aircraft to operate in low threat environments. This strategy is explored in the yearbook, along with a feature on the B-1B Lancers of Ellsworth AFB, the ‘High Rollers’ of the Nevada Air National Guard and their C-130 mountain flying training school, a look at USAF contracted Red Air plans, plus the F-35A Lightning’s global presence —as well as a full rundown of all USAF aircraft types and units. 

9. Trail 


On sale out now 

Price £4.60 

Frequency 13 a year 

Distributor Frontline 

Display with Country Walking, Trail Walking 

The January 2018 issue of Trail is focused on tackling big walks with ease, including the Pennine Way on a long weekend plus three more "epic" journeys made super achievable. This issue also contains a winter gear special and 12 new route cards for keen walkers to try in the new year. 

10. TAB Sudoku 


On sale out now 

Frequency  monthly 

Price £2.60 

Distributor Frontline 

Display with TAB Take a Puzzle, TAB Codebreakers 

This special Christmas issue of Take a Break's Sudoku includes 16 extra pages of Sudoku puzzles and 28 bonus 'killer' puzzles to make sure fans are kept entertained throughout the festive period. Every issue is covermounted with a free high value mechanical pencil and there is also a £500 cash prize up for grabs to be won. 

11. TAB Arrowwords 


On sale out now 

Price £2.50 

Distributor Frontline 

Display with TAB Take a Puzzle, Take a Crossword 

Distributor Frontline says TAB Arrowwords outsells its nearest competitor by three to one, and delivers more than £1,090,000 in RSV nationally.  This title is also the highest selling in its subcategory for independents. This special New Year issue includes 16 extra pages of festive pull-outs and a chance to win £1,500 cash and a two-night break in Edinburgh.