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The W - Print - Harry Harrison 1925-2012
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His website (harryharrison.com) is reporting that that he passed away yesterday from unknown causes.

He was one of my favorite authors simply because, while he was broadly a Scifi writer, his body of work was so eclectic. Personally, I'll always have a soft spot for The Stainless Steel Rat and Bill, the Galactic Hero, but I also fondly remember The Deathworld Trilogy, which was as dark as the first two were light. I guess I'll be reading some Harrison during sustained silent reading in my classes for the next few weeks.

Ad Astra, Mr. Harrison.

Tim



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This has been one of the slower weeks in comics for a while. I gave DC the icon, based on the quality of: BLACKEST NIGHT: SUPERMAN #1: Ok, I'll admit, I didn't expect much out of the tie-ins. This turned out to be a fairly good horror story.
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