For the motive behind MANDROID one must go back a few years in the career of prolific B-movie producer Charles Band (PUPPET MASTER, TRANCERS, SUBSPECIES). Band met with Marvel Comics mastermind Stan Lee over licensing some of Marvel's lesser-ranked superheroes (for instance, "Ant-Man")
for feature film adaptations through Band's company, Full Moon Entertainment. Band later said he realized right away that he didn't have to pay for any comic-book leftovers as long as he could spin Marvel-grade concepts from his own imagination. Out went Ant-Man and in came DOLLMAN, based on the
same basic premise of a miniature hero. Marvel's occultist Doctor Strange found no refuge...