From the earliest robots through to the 21st Century's cutting-edge automatons, Simon Furman highlights the influential, the radical and the downright weird: from Robby to Gigolo Joe, from Asimov to Douglas Adams, from Robot Sparky to Transformers.
Chapters include Robots Go Galactic, When Robots Go Bad, Spaced-Out Robots and Robots with Dangerous Curves.
Packed with stunning color photographs and infused with Simon Furman's enthusiasm and wit, this book will be a treasure trove for all robot fans.
Simon Furman is a writer for comic books and TV animation, his name inextricably linked to Transformers. He has written literally hundreds of stories about the war-torn 'robots in disguise'. In the TV animation field, Simon has written for Beast Wars, Dan Dare and X-Men: Evolution. His recent writing work includes Torchwood, Terminator 2, Death's Head 3.0, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Wallace & Gromit. Simon is the author of Transformers: The Ultimate Guide, You Can Draw Transformers, Transformers: The Movie Guide and a Dr. Who audio adventure, The Axis of Insanity.
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