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The Return of Magnus, Robot Fighter

Posted 21 Apr 2004 at 21:01 UTC by steve Share This

In Feburary, 1963, long before Neo took on the machines of the Matrix, Magnus, Robot Fighter appeared in the comic book world. Raised apart from humans by rogue robot 1A, Magnus learned amazing martial arts skills that allowed him to smash evil robots with his bare hands. He also possesed a special brain implant that allowed him to interface with and decode robot-to-robot communications. For 46 issues Magnus fought machines and human over-dependence on them. Magnus stood out as one of the few science fiction comics among the dominate super hero genre. Now, thanks to a deal with Simon and Schuster's iBooks, Magnus is coming back in the form of graphic novels.

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