Harry Harrison passed away today.

Another science fiction legend passed away today.

Harry Harrison (March 12, 1925-August 15, 2012) passed away in England early this morning. He is best known for his 1966 novel Make Room, Make Room which was turned into the movie Soylent Green.

Harrison began his career as an illustrator for EC Comics, working on Weird Fantasy and Weird Science. During the 1950s and 60s, Harrison served as the main writer for the “Flash Gordon” comic strip. A prolific author, his first novel, Deathworld, was published in 1960 and he created over fifty novels in his long career. The last the one, The Stainless Steel Rat Returns, was published in 2010.

His blog has a place for memories at: http://harryharrison.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/harry-harrison-1925-2012/

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