Otto Mation Comic Series

Little Otto Mation was born with a rare gift called the C.A.P. (Certified Automation Professional), which is an objective assessment and confirmation of skills as an automation professional offered by the International Society of Automation (ISA). Those of us in the automation profession have studied and worked for years to earn the C.A.P. Follow the life of Otto through this unique comic series.

Otto Mation Comic - March 20, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 19, 2013
  • Opinion

With Spring just around the corner (yeah, right), Otto wants to step back and re-evaluate their automation systems.

Otto Mation Comic - March 13, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 12, 2013
  • Opinion

Manuel tells Otto about the industrial accident that turned him against automation.

Otto Mation Comic - February 20, 2013 - Caption Contest

  • by Otto Mation
  • February 18, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto and Manuel duke it out in the ring. Congratulations to our winner! The winning comic caption was submitted by Michael Winters in Illinois.

Otto Mation Comic - February 13, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • February 11, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto realizes why the U.S. is behind other countries when it comes to automation.

Otto Mation Comic - February 6, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • February 5, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto tells Manuel about a global, redesigned website focused on automation.

Otto Mation Comic - January 30, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • January 29, 2013
  • Opinion

Manuel gets buff so he can fight W.A.D.

Otto Mation Comic - January 16, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • January 15, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto meets his parallel nemesis Manuel Operatus. This comic idea was submitted by Chris Vogel in Florida.

Otto Mation Comic - January 9, 2013

  • by Otto Mation
  • January 8, 2013
  • Opinion

Otto explains the "advantages" of a mobile HMI to an engineer. Comic idea submitted by Ouliana Nikolaeva in Belgium.

Otto Mation Comic - December 19, 2012

  • by Otto Mation
  • December 18, 2012
  • Opinion

Otto explains the difference between BYOB and BYOD.

Otto Mation Comic - December 12, 2012

  • by Otto Mation
  • December 11, 2012
  • Opinion

Otto suggests that the plant institute a formal predictive maintenance program.