After a two-year campaign to erect a statue of Detroit's favourite cyborg police officer, RoboCop, the organizers who roused the Internet have released photos of the monument near completion.
RoboCop has arrived in Detroit.
The series of unlikely events that led to the 10-foot tall RoboCop statue began, rather humbly, with a tweet.
@mayordavebing Philadelphia has a statue of Rocky & Robocop would kick Rocky's butt. He's a GREAT ambassador for Detroit.
— @MT (@MT) February 7, 2011
Before long, there were plans to build a RoboCop statue in the form of Kickstarter campaign trying to raise $50,000 in crowd-funding from supporters in return for film memorabilia and the honour of backing a legendary project.
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As it turns out, the public was willing to buy that for a dollar — and muchRead More »from Detroit statue of RoboCop is built and nearly ready to keep the city out of trouble