Note: Small picture is small, like looking for a Wall-E in a scrap-metal stack -- click HERE for the full-res version.
This is a piece by Richard Sargent (SIR, YES, SIR!) called 'Where's Wall-E' that contains pretty much every robot ever made (I see you, Twiki from Buck Rogers!). It took me a lukewarm minute to find the little metal-packer in question, but I eventually did. Admittedly, I never was very good at those 'Where's Waldo?' books. Magic Eye ones either. Plus a friend slapped me on the back while I was trying to concentrate and now I'm crosseyed.
Artist's Website (with a "name them all" contest running for a free poster)
Where's WALL-E of the Day [geeks.thedailywh.at]
Thanks to Mike, who named them all without cheating, making him a robotics expert and a liability. 007 -- do your thing.
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