Hugo Gernsback’s RoboCops of 1924

In the words of inventor (and father of science fiction) Hugo Gernsback, the Radio Automaton had "no superior for fighting mobs or for war purposes." Powered by a gasoline engine and radio controlled at a distance by a police car, it glided along on caterpillar treads, shooting tear gas and using its rotating discs… » 6/26/08 1:20pm 6/26/08 1:20pm