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*'''''Airfix Micronauts'' Battle Cruiser''' (1979)
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Revision as of 13:44, 17 February 2019

Battle Cruiser
Mego Battle Cruiser box
First appearance Micronauts 2 by Marvel Comics
Affiliation Baron Karza (Marvel Comics)
Micronauts (Protectors of Inner Space)
References Micronauts

The Battle Cruiser is a fictional vehicle in the Micronauts series introduced in 1977.



The Battle Cruiser toy was designed by Iwakichi Ogawa and was filed for US patent in 1978.[1]

According to Bryan Wilkinson on Facebook, when Palisades Toys was first planning on Micronauts toys to release they had hoped to release Battle Cruiser. This toy was never released by Palisades Toys.

According to Bryan Wilkinson on Facebook, one concept considered by Palisades Toys for Space Gliders was including stickers which would denote if he was the captain of a Battle Cruiser or Mobile Exploration Lab.


1979 Marvel Comics

Micronauts 3 by Marvel Comics

Battle Cruisers, initially called "Galactic Cruisers", first appeared in issue 2 of the Marvel Comics Micronauts series piloted by Shaitan and his Acroyear warriors in persuit fo the Micronauts.

He continues to chase them in issue 3, where the Cruisers are destroyed in battle on Earth and recovered by humans.

A Battle Cruiser is seen again in a flashback to the battle in issue 8.

In issue 14 Warstaff attempts to escape his world in a Battle Cruiser, but is shot down by Bug.

Battle Cruisers and Thorium Orbiters are among Baron Karza's fleet when it invaded Earth in issue 27-28.

2003 Image Comics

Several Battle Cruisers were seen among Baron Karza's fleet in Micronauts Karza number 4 by Image Comics.

2018 Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space

Battle Cruisers appear in the 2018 art series Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space by Brian Vox. The main characters of the series pilot a Battle Cruiser called the Eagleburst XLV. Battle Cruisers appear on the cover of issues 1, 2, 7, 11 and 12.


  • Mego Micronauts Battle Cruiser (1977)
The Battle Cruiser was a recolor and remold of the Takara Microman Transfer Fortress.
Some molding features of the Battle Cruiser were reused by Mego for the 2-XL tape player.
It was recolored in 1987 for the Hour Toys Interchangeables Cosmic Attack Cruiser.
  • Airfix Micronauts Battle Cruiser (1979)
  • Gig Micronauti Incrociatore Da Combattimento
  • Grand Toys Micronauts Battle Cruiser



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