- Reed Richards is a character from Marvel Comics.
Marvel Generation One comics
Upon seeing the highly advanced technology possessed by the Autobots within their spaceship, the Ark, Spider-Man thought to himself that it would humble even the brilliant scientist Reed Richards, leader of the Fantastic Four.
Reed Richards made giant robots for superheroes to ride in. For whatever reason, this includes the Hulk.
His counterpart, Doctor Doom, not content to let Richards have all the fun, made giant robots for supervillains.