Brendan Fraser as Robotman in Doom Patrol
DC at SDCC announced they have a streaming service showing the Titans. The Titans team will have Robin, Raven, Starfire and Beast Boy. On the fifth episode of this 13 episode Titans show, DC will introduce the Doom Patrol. This Doom Patrol team will have Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl, Crazy Jane and Chief. Doom Patrol will have a spin-off series starting in 2019.
Robotman is a former pilot whose brain is now inside a robot. Negative Man has the power to produce explosion with positive contact. Elastic-Girl has the ability to shrink and grow. Crazy Jane has many personalities. Chief is a medical doctor and leader of this team. See my blog about Crazy Jane. Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane in Doom Patrol
WB has now cast Bendan Fraser as Robotman. Brendan used to headline movies like the Mummy trilogies (1999, 2001 and 2008). Now he is taking more of a supporting roles in television like Showtime series The Affair (2016-2017) and FX show Trust (2018)
Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl, and Chief first appeared My Greatest Adventures #80 (June 1963) created by Bob Haney, Arnold Drake and Bruno Premiani.
A copy of My Greatest Adventures #80 CGC 5.5 sold for $437.10 couple months ago. Now a recent copy My Greatest Adventures #80 CGC 5.5 of sold for $635 on July 30.
Brenda Fraser photo courtesy from people.com
Robotman picture from comicvine.gamespot.com
Does Brendan look like Robotman? Unfortunately, he is just providing the voice to Robotman. You won’t see him in Doom Patrol show. Let me know your thoughts?