Force Commander is an (often) heroic character in the Micronauts series.
Force Commander was developed by Mego using the design of the Takara Steel Jeeg toy, but recolored with a new head. Some have speculated his design was influenced by the Storm Trooper armor from Star Wars, but this has never been proven.
A 1978 promotional photo of a Force Commander prototype by Airfix depicts him as all-white, no red, although the toy they released was identical to the Mego version.
Force Commander was released in Greece by El Greco under the name Super Commander.
One concept considered by Palisades Toys was an 3 3/4 inch tall Force Commander which had additional magnetic armor which attached to him.
In 2012 Gold Dober made a set of custom figures called Flight Commander which was inspire by Force Commander.
1979 Marvel Comics
Force Commander is a heroic character in the Marvel Comics Micronauts series. Prince Argon was captured by Baron Karza and experimented on by the mad Baron. Gaining a new centaur form he broke out of captivity with Slug and helped lead a rebelion against the Baron by taking the identity of the Force Commander.
When Marvel lost the license to Micronauts it included losing the rights to Force Commander, and he has not appeared again the Marvel Universe.
2016 IDW Publishing
In the IDW Publishing Micronauts Force Commander is portrayed by Baron Akai Daigon, the Minister of Science.
2018 Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space
Force Commander is among the cast in the 2018 art series Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space by Brian Vox.It is mentioned in the synopsis of issue 1 that the main characteras are searching for the lost Force Commander. The cover of Annual 2 and issue 25 depict Force Commander.
- Mego Micronauts Force Commander (1977)
- A remold and recolor of the Takara Steel Jeeg toy with a new head.
- Can combine with Oberon to form a centaur.
- Airfix Micronauts Force Commander (1978)
- El Greko Oi Astpomaxhtes Super Commander
- A release of Force Commander in Greece by El Greko with a new name. Comes with 4 sets of fists, 3 bopper missiles, two large cone missiles and a black version of Emperors Galactic Sword.
- Pin Pin Toys Micronauts Force Commander
- Palisades Micronauts Force Commander and Oberon
- Released near the end of Palisades Micronauts run. Came in several color variants.
- Force Commander inspired the Microborgs character Force Commando.
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