Arnold Drake (1924 - March 12, 2007) creator of DC Comics' The Doom Patrol [including Robotman] and Deadman, amongst others. RIP.
Blog@Newsarama » At Sixes & Sevens: Six great comic-book robots:
"Picture this: It’s the psychedelic 1960s. You’re a paraplegic genius with a luxurious beard, fond of calling yourself “The Chief.” You learn the body of a world-famous racecar driver has been destroyed in a crash. What do you do? What do you do? It’s a trick question, of course: You transfer his brain into a robotic body, crafted by Will Magnus! Four decades later, Cliff “Robotman” Steele still has issues with his “new” form..."