The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast: Ian Rankin on comics and crime

The best-selling Scottish crime writer talks to the 2000 AD podcast about his passion for comic books

1 year ago

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He's the multi-award-winning author of the Rebus crime novels who has sold more than 20 million books worldwide - and a huge comics fan!

We're delighted to welcome Scottish writer Ian Rankin to The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast to talk about his passion for comics and the influence they've had on his life and work - from Rebus' very comic book-sounding name to why he wishes he'd become a science-fiction writer to how comics are the 'missing link' in childhood literacy.

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