Thursday, May 13, 2010

"Magnus Robot Fighter"

Dark Horse Comics' "Magnus: Robot Fighter", available August 4, is written by Jim Shooter and illustrated by Bill Reinhold, Raymond Swanland:

"...The continent-spanning city of 'North Am' is a miracle of ingenuity and ambition, a technological paradise where 'milespires' pierce the clouds and robots perform virtually all labor, freeing humankind to pursue leisure and bliss.

"But in the shadows of the sun-drenched towers, human mobsters use robot-muscle 'thug-bots' to terrorize the citizenry of North Am with human trafficking, illegal psychoactive substances, violent crime and corrosive corruption, suddenly epidemic in the glittering utopia, with only the mighty 'Robot Fighter' to stand against them. When a wealthy heiress is kidnapped, 'Magnus' is drawn into the underworld's deepest sanctuary, where he faces the fight of his life against the immensely powerful half robot, half man known as 'Big Guns'..."