20 Thing you Didn’t Know About Robocop (for Virgin Movies)
With the remake of the 80s classic due in cinemas this weekend, Virgin Movies commissioned a new ‘things you didn’t know about’ piece about everyone’s favourite cybernetically-enhanced lawman, featuring illustrations of the old and new Robocop.
When I was growing up I remember being obsessed with the character even though (or maybe because) I wasn’t old enough to watch the film. I definitely drew him in Deluxe Paint on the Amiga at some point though, and of course playing the game too. Watching it again now it’s such a brilliant satire of the 80s, as well as being symptomatic of the decade too. It will be interesting to see if the remake can says as much about our current times.
Previous pieces in this series include Iron Man, Star Trek, Wolverine and Superman and you can see those in my portfolio here.
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