Power Suits of the 70s

scientist robot arm

Hellboy eat your heart out. This scientist is a badass!

While scanning the art work for tomorrow’s Sci Fi Sunday, I stumbled onto this fantastic article on power suits from 1972. Titled Robots: Rams from Cams, it carried the following teaser:

The “power suit” that allows a frail human being to ift tons of dead weight an leap moderate-sized buildings in a single bound has been a science-fiction dream for years… until now!

-Thomas Easton

I knew I was in for a treat and I really thought that you would probably enjoy it too. Instead of only scanning the images on this one I’ve scanned the entire article for you to read.  I wonder if the author, Thomas Easton is still following the progress of these suits.

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