Cover to Cover #425A: Harry Harrison

The Stainless Steel Rat Returns

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Mike M and Mike S talk about WildStorm (an imprint of DC Comics) being scheduled to close down at the end of December, the lifecycles of imprints, and the question of ownership rights of characters/universes after the imprint that published it goes away.

Interview: This week, Mike and Mike chat with Harry Harrison! His iconic character, The Stainless Steel Rat, is back for a new adventure in The Stainless Steel Rat Returns. Harry talks about the history of The Rat and the popularity of this character around the world, poking fun at the military, and playing with Esperanto.

Harry also goes into how he got into writing and the steps he went through to make himself a better writer, the books, classes and the work he put into it, and more.

Link: Official Harry Harrison Blog
Link: Official Harry Harrison Website

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