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'''Centurus''' is a [[fictional character]] from the [[Micronauts]] series.
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'''Centurus''' is a [[fictional character]] from the [[Micronauts]] series introduced in 1979.
  
 
==Micronauts==
 
==Micronauts==
 
===Development===
 
===Development===
 
Antron was designed by [[California R&D]] for Mego. The figure was depicted with a gun similar to the one eventually released with [[Repto]] and shield similar to those eventually released with Centaurus.
 
Antron was designed by [[California R&D]] for Mego. The figure was depicted with a gun similar to the one eventually released with [[Repto]] and shield similar to those eventually released with Centaurus.
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According to Bryan Wilkinson on Facebook the colors of the black and purple Palisades Centaurus were modeled after the Terraphant. He said he sees that figure as manning the gunner turret on Terraphant.
  
 
===Fictional biography===
 
===Fictional biography===
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One female Centaurus a member of the Death Squad. She was later knowns as Centauria.
 
One female Centaurus a member of the Death Squad. She was later knowns as Centauria.
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When Marvel lost the license to Micronauts it included losing the rights to Centaurus, and they have not appeared again the Marvel Universe.
  
 
====2016 IDW Publishing====
 
====2016 IDW Publishing====
Centaurus appears as a minion of Membros. He fought Acroyear in ''Wrath of Karza'' 2.  
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Centaurus appears as a minion of Membros. He fought Acroyear in ''Wrath of Karza'' 2.<REF>https://aesircomic-books.blogspot.com/2017/06/idw-micronauts-wrath-of-karza-2.html</REF>
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====2018 Protectors of Inner Space====
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A "berzerker Centaurus horde" appeared on the cover of issue 34.
  
 
===Toys===
 
===Toys===
 
*'''''Mego Micronauts'' Centaurus''' (1979)
 
*'''''Mego Micronauts'' Centaurus''' (1979)
:A new mold. Comes with a shield, gun and removable brain.  
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:A new mold. Comes with a shield, laser crossbow and removable brain.
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:Centaurus was remolded into ''Lords of Light'' [[Equestrain]].
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:The shield was reused for [[Emperor Dementia]].<REF>http://www.innerspaceonline.com/lolempdem.htm</REF>
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:The head and shield of Centaurus were to be reused on the unproduced Palisades figure [[Anuboid]].
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:Two laser cross bows was used for the character [[Repto|Repto-X]].
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*'''''Palisades Micronauts'' Centaurus''' (2003)
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:Comes the shield, gun and brains as well as new gasmask and saddle accessories.
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:Included a new gas mask and saddle. Comes in four color variants produced in equal numbers: Black/blue, black/purple, translucent red/black and translucent yellow/red.
  
*'''''Palisades Micronauts'' Centaurus'''
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*Several [https://www.shapeways.com/marketplace/games/toys/?tag=Centaurus parts for Centaurus] are available on [[Shapeways]].
:Included a new gas mask and saddle. Comes in three color variants.  
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==References==
 
==References==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*http://www.innerspaceonline.com/new%20centaurus%20page.htm
 
*http://www.innerspaceonline.com/new%20centaurus%20page.htm
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*http://www.innerspaceonline.com/palcents2.htm
 
*http://idwhasbro.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Centaurus
 
*http://idwhasbro.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Centaurus
  
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[[Category:5mm peg compatible toys]]
 
[[Category:5mm peg compatible toys]]
 
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[[Category:Palisades Toys]]
 
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Latest revision as of 11:59, 21 October 2018

Centaurus
Micronauts character
Centaurus-carded.jpg
Centuaurus on card
Created by

Mego Corp.
Information
Species Centaurus
Occupation Gladiator
Affiliation

Death Squad (Marvel Comics)

Centurus is a fictional character from the Micronauts series introduced in 1979.

Micronauts

Development

Antron was designed by California R&D for Mego. The figure was depicted with a gun similar to the one eventually released with Repto and shield similar to those eventually released with Centaurus.

According to Bryan Wilkinson on Facebook the colors of the black and purple Palisades Centaurus were modeled after the Terraphant. He said he sees that figure as manning the gunner turret on Terraphant.

Fictional biography

The Conquering Gladiator From the Remote Planet of Equestris

Comics

1979 Marvel Comics

In the Marvel Micronauts series the Centaurus were a race of centaur-like beings from Homeworld. They were depicted as having human heads, but wore helmets which resembled the horse heads of the toy.

One female Centaurus a member of the Death Squad. She was later knowns as Centauria.

When Marvel lost the license to Micronauts it included losing the rights to Centaurus, and they have not appeared again the Marvel Universe.

2016 IDW Publishing

Centaurus appears as a minion of Membros. He fought Acroyear in Wrath of Karza 2.[1]

2018 Protectors of Inner Space

A "berzerker Centaurus horde" appeared on the cover of issue 34.

Toys

  • Mego Micronauts Centaurus (1979)
A new mold. Comes with a shield, laser crossbow and removable brain.
Centaurus was remolded into Lords of Light Equestrain.
The shield was reused for Emperor Dementia.[2]
The head and shield of Centaurus were to be reused on the unproduced Palisades figure Anuboid.
Two laser cross bows was used for the character Repto-X.
  • Palisades Micronauts Centaurus (2003)
Comes the shield, gun and brains as well as new gasmask and saddle accessories.
Included a new gas mask and saddle. Comes in four color variants produced in equal numbers: Black/blue, black/purple, translucent red/black and translucent yellow/red.

References

External links

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