Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Ro-Jaws And Hammerstein Book Of Robots: Tin Stars!

NAME
Ro-Jaws And Hammerstein Book Of Robots: Tin Stars!

FIRST PUBLISHED
Free with 2000 AD Featuring Judge Dredd Prog 199, 120, 121

DATELINE
30 June 79

PAGE COUNT
2

REPRINTS
None.

SYNOPSIS
A look at the robot in popular culture.

FIRSTS & LASTS
None.

INFORMATION
None.

OTHER CHARACTERS
None.

DEATHS
None.

BEST LINES
Ro-Jaws (after listing how Asimov's laws keep Humans safe): "But they don't always work, Humes!"

WORST LINES
None.

CATCHPHRASES
None.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
None.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
Metropolis (1926), Tobor The Great (1954), Forbidden Planet (1956), The Invisible Boy (1957), War With The Robots (1962) by Harry Harrison, Doctor Who (1963), Top Of The Pops (1964), Lost In Space (1966) and The Metallic Muse (1972) by Lloyd Biggle Jr. The Three Laws of Robotics are also listed, from 1942 story called Runaround by Isaac Asimov (1920-1992).

MISTAKES
Neither the Daleks nor the Cybermen are robots as described here.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: Unknown
Artist: Unknown
Letters: Unknown

REVIEW
The art is lovely, but the information is slight.