I didn’t know Tiny Tim through the comics by Stanley Link, but from a book my Uncle Bert had, called Tiny Tim and the Mechanical Men. The mechanical men were robots, not the one you see on the book cover above (that was just the entrance into the robots’ abode), but some guys I could have built out of a Crisco can and a few flattened out sheets of tin. Nonetheless, I loved them because Tiny Tim found one that was on the blink, crawled into its head, and started operating it. I was right there with him pulling levers.…