Alphatron (Micronauts)

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Alphatron
Micronauts character
Alphatron-box.jpg
Mego Alphatron toy box
First appearance

Micronauts volume 1 number 17 by Marvel Comics
Created by

Mego
Information
Species Robot
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Psycho Man (Marvel Comics)
Micronauts (IDW Publishing)
Quote

"Ready for action! I am... Alphatron."

Alphatron is a fictional character from the Micronauts series introduced in 1978.

Micronauts

Alphatron is a robot from the Micronauts series. Among the Trons he is the yellow one. His box calls out "unique grappling arms."

Development

Alphatron was released by Mego in 1978. He was also released by Airfix and Gig.

Advertising for the Trons refereed to them as "The robot clowns."[1]

Comics

1979 Marvel Comics

In the Marvel Comics Micronauts stories the Trons are the minions of Psycho Man.

After Marvel Comics lost the license to Micronauts they never appeared again in the Marvel Universe.

2016 IDW Publishing

In the IDW Publishing Micronauts stories Alphatron is the rnthusiastic Tron who was built by Microtron from spare parts.

Commercials

Alphatron, Betatron and Gammatron appeared together in a 1979 Mego toy commercial.[2]

Toys

  • Mego Micronauts Alphatron (1978)
A 1:18 scale robot toy by Mego.
Alphatron shares parts with Betatron and Gammatron and was designed using numerous parts from previous figures. His main body came from the Stratastation.
  • Airfix Micronauts Alphatron
  • Gig Micronauti Alphatron
A release of the Mego toy in Italy by Gig.

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