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Robotman is a robotic superhero with a human brain. In his civilian identity he was race-car driver Cliff Steele until an accident destroyed his body. His brain was only saved by the intervention of Niles Caulder, who transplanted it into a cold unfeeling robot body. He is a founding member of the Doom Patrol. In the Golden Age, the first character to use the name was Robert Crane as a member of the All-Star Squadron. Robotman was created in his Robert Crane incarnation by Jerry Siegel and Leo Nowak, first appearing in Star-Spangled Comics #7. (1942) Cliff Steele was created by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani, first appearing in My Greatest Adventure #80. (1963)


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