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Build a life-size monument of Robocop in Detroit! Part man, part machine, all crowd funded!
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Quick Clarification: Statue Coming Later This Year, NOT Today

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You may have heard in the news today that the RoboCop statue was being unveiled in Detroit today. This was news to us! And not true news.

To be clear: the RoboCop statue is still on track to be finished later this year, and is still in the hands of Giorgio Gikas at Venus Bronze Works in Detroit, but news reports about it being unveiled today are incorrect.

Perhaps the miscommunication grew from the misreporting of an MGM promotion for the new RoboCop DVD where a person in a RoboCop outfit is walking around Detroit and throwing out the first pitch at the Tigers game tonight.

All official updates will come through this page.

Thank you for your cooperation, and Go Tigers!

Team Robo

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    1. Creator Imagination Station Detroit on September 21, 2014

      Hello! Yes, it's still very much happening. After a long, multi-team process of sculpting, enlarging, and securing the 10' roboform is [...drum roll...] another long process of carefully cutting foam and casting molds and pouring bronze at Venus Bronze Works, the last bronze shop in Detroit. Giorgio and his crew there are on the job, and will have another progress update with photos soon. Thank you for your support and your patience. Some things in life are sprints and some things are marathons. This one is definitely a marathon, and we're all going to get to the finish line together, arm in metal arm.

    2. Creator foslforever on September 21, 2014

      When in the FUCK are you going to unveil this thing? I backed it up over 3 years ago- why is it taking so long to pour bronze? are you going to do it or not?

    3. Creator Imagination Station Detroit on June 25, 2014

      Hey, Johnny! Yes! Tomorrow we'll be presenting the project to the Belle Isle Park Advisory Committee to see if the statue might find a home there. We'll let everyone know if there's an update.

    4. Creator Johnny Taylor on June 23, 2014

      According to the DNR some sort of Robocop statue presentation is going to be made on Belle Isle this week. Can someone confirm this?