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Murphy, a tough cop nearly killed by vicious Detroit street gangs, is transformed into Robocop, a part-man, part-machine, invincible crime-fighting weapon designed to stop the street crime plaguing the city


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What's In Store: 3 Tales Of A Terrifying Future

When I was in fourth grade, my teacher asked me to do a book report. So, because I hated reading, I chose the novelization of Robocop. This was not a real book. It was merely a product tie-in to one of the most violent films of the 1980s. But it had pages and a cover, which made it legit enough for me. I wound up getting a C. I am now a published novelist. And if that doesn't terrify you about our coming future, well then you're a stronger person than

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