Does anyone remember these guys?
Yeah, they were just box/cylinder-shaped pieces of plastic, with suction cups and "crusher" arms...and really cool laser gun accessories. I still have four of them (somewhere in my office.)
They came with this awesome comic:
And I believe there was a cartoon and recent revival. But the real reason I bring this up is because of the awesome product advertised on the comic's inside cover:
That's right. Tomorrow's robot...today!
I have a vague recollection of begging mom to buy me one of these. Then I remember losing consciousness. All I know is that Maxx could "do almost anything a human being can!" And that was good enough for me.