Utility 57 was a robot of Verdus which escorted Sam Slade and Commander Kidd to the Experimentation Complex. It was a huge robot equipped with a cage for the transportation of Sims[1]

Utility 57, art by Ian Gibson

Despite running on tracks, it was described as a 'walking Alcatraz' by Slade. Beneath the cage were robot arms to strip Sims of clothing before testing at the complex.

2000 AD and Utility 57 copyright Rebellion Developments Ltd A/S 2021


  1. Robo-Hunter: Verdus Part Three, 2000AD Prog 78