From Superior Spider-Bots To Paper-Thin Transformers – Real Life Robots Step Up

Whether it's a sheet of paper that sits up and walks off…

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Or if it's a thousand robots scurrying around and working together to create shapes

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It's hard not to see the precedents in pop culture.

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With that in mind… anyone working on a world conquering sentient robot at the moment? Maybe Marvel should stop trying to give them inspiration next summer…

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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