Hydra (Micronauts)

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Hydra
Hydrabox.jpg
Mego Hydra box
Launched 1976

Hydra is a fictional vehicle and fictional planet in the Micronauts series introduced in 1976. The vehicle is based on the Microman Bulk Lifter toy made by Takara in 1974.

Micronauts

The Hydra is a vehicle in the Micronauts series.

Hydra is also the name of the home planet of Lobstros.

Development

Takara released the Bulk Lifter in 1974.

Mego released the Hydra in 1976. It was also released by Airfix, Grand Toys and Pin Pin Toys.

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

Animated series

Robot Chicken

The Hydra, Hydro Copter and Ultronic Scooter appeared in the 2016 Robot Chicken segment called "Micronaut Transit".[1]

Comics

1979 Marvel Comics

The Hydra appeared in issue 5 of the Marvel Comics Micronauts series.

Baron Karza's forces in Micronauts volume 1 number 10 by Marvel Comics

Several Hydras were among Baron Karza's forces in Micronauts issue 10.

Toys

  • Takara Microman Bulk Lifter (1974)
Comes with 2 missiles.
  • Mego Micronauts Hydra (1976)
A remold a Takara Microman Bulk Lifter toy with new missiles.
  • Airfix Micronauts Hydra (1978)
  • Grand Toys Micronauts Hydra
A release of the toy in Canada by Grand Toys.
  • Pin Pin Toys Toys Micronauts Hydra
A release of the Mego toy in France by Pin Pin Toys.

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