This is the August 2023 issue of Salon Futura. Here are the contents.
- Art: Ion Trails: This month's cover, by Frank Wu, harks back to the 2005 Glasgow Worldcon
- Some Desperate Glory: Emily Tesh's debut novel is also a foray into space opera
- Barbie: The movie event of the year comes in bright PINK!
- The Coral Bones: E J Swift's Clarke Award finalist shows a deep love for Australia
- Visiting Spaceport Glasgow: Cheryl was in Glasgow, and took the opportunity to visit next year's Worldcon site
- Guardians of the Galaxy – Volume 3: Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe dying? Cheryl doesn't think so.
- Even Though I Knew The End: C L Polk's novella is a worthy addition to this year's Hugo finalists
- Gilgamesh: Who needs another new translation of this famous epic? You do!
- Strange New Worlds – Season 2: The lastest iteration of Star Trek goes from strength to strength
- Begin Transmission: Tilly Bridges takes us on a trip down the very deep rabbit hole of trans allegory in The Matrix
- Silures: Which group of native Britons gave the Romans most trouble? It was the inhabitants of what is now south-east Wales.
- Secret Invasion: Marvel's latest TV series falls very flat
- Editorial – August 2023: Cheryl has a couple of Kickstarter campaigns to recommend