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| first      = ''Micronauts'' volume 1 number 17 by Marvel Comics
 
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|data22 = Psycho-Man (Marvel Comics)<BR>Micronauts (IDW Publishing)
 
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'''Gammatron''' is a [[fictional character]] from the [[Micronauts]] series.  
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'''Gammatron''' is a [[fictional character]] from the ''[[Micronauts]]'' series introduced in 1978.  
  
 
==Micronauts==
 
==Micronauts==
Gammatron is a robot from the Micronauts series. Among the Trons he is the blue one. His box calls out "unique bulldozer scoop."
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Gammatron is a robot from the ''Micronauts'' series. Among the Trons he is the blue one. His box calls out "unique bulldozer scoop."
  
 
===Development===
 
===Development===
Advertising for the Trons refereed to them as "The robot clowns."<REF>http://www.battlegrip.com/from-the-world-of-the-micronauts/</REF>
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Gammatron was released by Mego in 1978. He was also released by Airfix and Gig.  
  
===Reception===
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Advertising for the Trons referred to them as "The robot clowns."<REF>http://www.battlegrip.com/from-the-world-of-the-micronauts/</REF>
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In 2018 several parts for Gammatron were released on [[Shapeways]] by [[Mathew Robert Ignash]].
  
 
===Comics===
 
===Comics===
 
====1979 Marvel Comics====
 
====1979 Marvel Comics====
In the Marvel Comics Micronauts stories the Trons are the minions of Psycho Man.  
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In the Marvel Comics ''Micronauts'' stories the Trons are the minions of Psycho-Man.  
  
 
====2016 IDW Publishing====
 
====2016 IDW Publishing====
In the IDW Publishing Micronauts stories Gammatron is the cowardly Tron who was built by Microtron from spare parts.
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In the IDW Publishing ''Micronauts'' stories Gammatron is the cowardly Tron who was built by Microtron from spare parts.
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===Commercials===
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Alphatron, Betatron and Gammatron appeared together in a 1979 Mego toy commercial.<REF>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qRW7qTHAXo</REF>
  
 
===Toys===
 
===Toys===
 
*'''''Mego Micronauts'' Gammatron''' (1978)
 
*'''''Mego Micronauts'' Gammatron''' (1978)
:A robot toy by Mego.  
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:A 1:18 scale robot toy by Mego.  
:Gammatron shares parts with Alphatron and Betatron and was designed using numerous parts from previous figures. His main body came from the [[Stratastation]]. His Bulldozer Scoop came from the Crater Cruncher.  
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:Gammatron shares parts with Alphatron and Betatron and was designed using numerous parts from previous figures. His main body came from the [[Stratastation]]. His Bulldozer Scoop came from the Crater Cruncher. His antenna is reused from the 1977 Popy DX Voltes V.<REF>http://www.collectiondx.com/node/867?fbclid=IwAR1-DTaLCXqj9O0wZlg0GdQlYLRXcp12pZohHy-cpd-xQlB89CsjHeKIKi4</REF>
  
 
*'''''Airfix Micronauts'' Gammatron'''  
 
*'''''Airfix Micronauts'' Gammatron'''  
  
*'''''Gig Micronauts'' Gammatron'''
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*'''''Grand Toys Micronauts'' Gammatron'''  
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*'''''Gig Micronauti'' Gammatron'''
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:A release of the Mego toy in Italy by Gig.
  
 
*Several [https://www.shapeways.com/marketplace/games/toys/?tag=Gammatron parts for Gammatron] are available on [[Shapeways]].
 
*Several [https://www.shapeways.com/marketplace/games/toys/?tag=Gammatron parts for Gammatron] are available on [[Shapeways]].
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Latest revision as of 12:34, 26 October 2019

Gammatron
Micronauts character
Gammatron-box.jpg
Gammatron 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

"Gammatron here! (But I'd rather avoid a fight if possible.)"

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

Micronauts

Gammatron is a robot from the Micronauts series. Among the Trons he is the blue one. His box calls out "unique bulldozer scoop."

Development

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

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

In 2018 several parts for Gammatron were released on Shapeways by Mathew Robert Ignash.

Comics

1979 Marvel Comics

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

2016 IDW Publishing

In the IDW Publishing Micronauts stories Gammatron is the cowardly 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 Gammatron (1978)
A 1:18 scale robot toy by Mego.
Gammatron shares parts with Alphatron and Betatron and was designed using numerous parts from previous figures. His main body came from the Stratastation. His Bulldozer Scoop came from the Crater Cruncher. His antenna is reused from the 1977 Popy DX Voltes V.[3]
  • Airfix Micronauts Gammatron
  • Grand Toys Micronauts Gammatron
  • Gig Micronauti Gammatron
A release of the Mego toy in Italy by Gig.

Gallery

References

External links

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