By Simon Vozick-Levinson
Updated February 22, 2008 at 05:00 AM EST

The Automatic Detective

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In A. Lee Martinez’ The Automatic Detective, reformed warrior robot Mack Megaton searches for a missing family — and a moral purpose — in a city of exotic mutants.

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Iron Man meets X-Men.

Lowdown
The dialogue and supporting cast are full of creaky cliché but in time Mack’s smash-and-grab mission acquires some satisfying philosophical heft. B+

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