The Stainless Steel Rat

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    Jim diGriz, the Stainless Steel Rat.

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    James Bolivar diGriz. a.k.a. the Stainless Steel Rat, is an interstellar thief turned secret agent in humanity's far future.


    Con man, thief and loveable rogue, futuristic anti-hero Jim DiGriz was created by author Harry Harrison for the first Stainless Steel Rat novel. Kelvin Gosnell wrote and Carlos Ezquerra drew adaptions for 2000AD.

    Character Development

    In a high tech future James DiGriz is a master criminal, until he was recruited into the Special Corps.

    His first mission for the Corps saw him pursuing a psychotic killer called Angelina, who diGriz ultimately fell in love with. After she was captured and underwent psycho-surgery, they were married, and she gave birth to twin sons, James and Bolivar.


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