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Comic Review: RoboCop #2
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RoboCop #2
Written by Joshua Williamson
Art by Carlos Magno
Covers by Goni Montes
BOOM! Studios
Release Date: August 6, 2014
Cover Price: $3.99

If Superman was the quintessential idea of truth, justice, and the American way in the ’30s and ’40s, RoboCop was that for the ’80s and ’90s. Cold, analytical, machine processed justice. Truth that was incorruptible, and could be backed up and revised later if needed.

And, of course, there is nothing more American than megacorporations owning everything. It wasn’t a huge leap to assume they would someday own the police when the movie came out in 1987, and the sentiment hasn’t gone away in the last 30 years.

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