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Our Favorite Robots - - THE VICE PIT

Seriously, what's up with robot babies? Tom, Sam and special guest Matt talk about all characters synthetic and all themes artificial in a free-form, chaotic discussion about the likes of CASSHERN, CYBORG 009 and GHOST IN THE SHELL. Go on and link into it!

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  • Thanks to YotaruVegeta for the most excellent Q!

    Be sure to submit questions and topics for a future Vice Pit session here. We will answer them!

    Tom Pinchuk’s a writer and personality with a large number of comics, videos and features like this to his credit. Visit his website - - tompinchuk.com - - and follow his Twitter: @tompinchuk

    Sam Weller is a writer and actor who's scribed for shows like FIRST EDITION, GEEK THERAPY, and most recentlyBATGIRL: SPOILED. He also really likes anime. To know what is going to happen next, follow @cravesam

    Marshal Victoryon Oct. 15, 2012 at 7:50 p.m.

    http://www.comicvine.com/nixon/29-59766/

    oh ya ment anime?

    http://www.animevice.com/motoko-kusanagi/18-16838/

    hast to be mentioned but

    http://www.animevice.com/cobra/18-20050/

    He uses a mechanical hand an has a gun attached to his arm.He counts as a cyborg. Armitage III #1 an 2 have some of what Tom was talking about as well.An i could see why Tom might not dig Ghost in the Shell .It has a slow burn plot at times.

    YotaruVegetaon Oct. 16, 2012 at 5:05 p.m.

    Oh, we all know whether Matt's a sexaroid or not. We ALL do.

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