Classification: Extradimensional (Earth-6513)
Creator: Reed Richards (Earth-6513)
User/Possessors: Franklin Richards, Reed
Richards (all Earth-6513)
First Appearance: Franklin Richards: World Be
Warned#1/4 (August, 2007)
(Human User Multi-Purpose Handling Robot & Interactive
Entertainment System) is an internally powered, self-aware robot with
an anti-gravitational device that allows it to hover close to the
ground. Its mass is larger than that of H.E.R.B.I.E. so that it can
transform and reassemble itself into various permutations (such as
playground, audiovisual gaming system, car) to entertain Franklin
Richards while his family is otherwise too busy with other matters to
engage him (effectively a babysitter). It has been programmed to
strictly follow a regimen whereby Franklin has to complete chores and
homework before any playtime is permitted. It does not appear to have
any defensive capabilities.
(Franklin Richards: World Be Warned#1/4) - Reed
Richards upgraded robot H.E.R.B.I.E.'s computer hardware but Franklin
asked for H.E.R.B.I.E. to be made more fun. Reed thought a whole new
model had to be developed and the old H.E.R.B.I.E. unit was relegated
to cleaning duties. The new H.U.M.P.H.R.I.E.S. model was showcased the
next day and was designed to cater for Franklin's needs for fun, as it
could instantly transform into various forms that would keep the boy
entertained and (hopefully) out of mischief. Later, Franklin wanted to
play with H.U.M.P.H.R.I.E.S., but the robot's strict programming
made it insist that he complete his chores and homework first. Franklin
tried to sneak away on a pretend toilet break but the robot caught him.
Finishing his work, Franklin took H.U.M.P.H.R.I.E.S. for a play
session, but was deliberately too rough and severely damaged the robot
beyond quick repair. H.E.R.B.I.E. cleaned away the broken robot inert
robot and resumed caregiver duties.
Comments: Created by Marc Sumerak & Chris Eliopoulos.
This profile was completed 7/24/2021, but its publication was delayed as it was intended for the Appendix 20th anniversary 's celebratory event.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
H.U.M.P.H.R.I.E.S. has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
Franklin Richards: World Be Warned#1/4, p2, pan2 (main image, default setting)
p2, pans3-5 (various fun modes)
Franklin Richards: World Be Warned#1/4 (August, 2007) - Marc Sumerak (writer), Chris Eliopoulos (pencils & inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Any Additions/Corrections? please let me know.
First posted: 09/19/2021
Last Updated: 09/18/2021
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