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Update #17

Just Checking In. No Biggie.

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Hey there Action Science Nerds! We noticed that it's been nearly a month since the last update so we thought we'd drop you a quick note to say that everything is wonderful down here in sunny Mexico with its cheap living and lack of extrication laws. I mean . . . EVERYTHING IS GOING PEACHY WITH THE FIELD GUIDE!!! Look! Here is proof by way of an engaging extract:

“SO, SOMEONE PLUGGED AN AUTOMATIC INTELLIGENCE INTO THE MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX AND NOW THERE ARE ROBOT FACTORIES PUMPING OUT HUNTER-KILLER DRONES

As of this printing it hasn't happened yet, but it’s only a matter of time.

On the other hand, as far as we know, this book is one of the few remaining artifacts of The World That Was before the robot uprising. Perhaps you worship it as a religious document. Hopefully your peoples have retained basic literacy so the message hasn't become corrupted over time. It is also our hope that your leaders don’t apply disingenuous interpretations of our text to justify the consolidation of their wealth and power via maintaining a permanent, if ever-changing, underclass.

If this is the case, we regret to inform you that peasant uprisings are outside the scope of this work, but we authors of the now mythic Golden Age of Mankind wish you the best of luck.”

All art for posters, stickers, buttons, etc is done. Did I say that last update? Okay, well it is STILL very done and unlikely to become undone. Though some new art will be needed to compliment all the confusing words this books is allegedly going to be filled with. So I guess art is not done? Well, it's as done as it reasonably can be at this point. 

 In other Atomic Robo news -it looks like Vol.8 #3 and Real Science Adventure #12 appear to no longer be lost in the bowels of Hollow Earth and should be arriving in stores any day now. We received our comp issues last week, which is usually a good sign. November 13 is when they should hit stores. 

In addition to working feverishly on the Field Guide, Brian also completely overhauled the scripts for Robo Vol.9, and Scott is wrapping up the art for Free Comic Book Day 2014 -we're bringing back the Yonkers Devil in this one, though he/she/it looks a bit different. Like an evolved Pokemon if you will. And that's about it for Robo news.

On a final, though unrelated note, Scott is participating in Movember to raise money to fight cancer. If you would like to help him do this please drop by his Mo Space page and donate. 

If you would just like to watch a sad video of Scott shaving his amazing beard off in order to participate in Movember, click here.

Jamie MacKenzie, John Polansky, and 3 more people like this update.

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      Creator Aaron Garcia on November 25

      Update #18?

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      Creator Barry on November 4

      These are the BEST updates.

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      Creator John Polansky on November 4

      These updates a greatly appreciated. Thx.

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