Magnus, Robot Fighter is a fictional comic book superhero created by writer/artist Russ Manning in 1963, based primarily on Tarzan. Magnus first appeared in Magnus Robot Fighter 4000 A.D. #1, published by Gold Key Comics in February 1963. The character has been most recently rebooted by Dark Horse Comics.
-This Nov.8,2006, file photo supplied by Warner Home Video shows actress Anne Francis posing with Robby the Robot at a screening to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the film, "Forbidden Planet," in Los Angeles. Francis, who was the love interest in the 1950s science-fiction classic "Forbidden Planet" and later was sexy private eye Honey West" on TV, died on January 3, 2011. She was 80.