Oberon (Micronauts)

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Oberon
Micronauts character
Oberon-box.jpg
Oberon toy box
Created by

Mego Corp.
Information
Species Star Stallion
Gender Male
Title Vehicle For the Leader of the Micronauts
Abilities

Alternate mode

Wheeled horse

Oberon is a fictional character from the Micronauts series introduced in 1979. He was the Star Stallion partner to Force Commander.

Micronauts

Oberon is the horse (or Star Stallion) partner of Force Commander.

Oberon also seems to be the name of an unrelated character in the Hasbro Micronauts toy line.

Development

The toy for Oberion was first developed as Panzeoid for the Steel Keeg series.

The Oberon toy was designed by Iwakichi Ogawa and was filed for US patent in 1977.[1]

In 2018 Mathew Robert Ignash released several parts for Oberon on Shapeways.

Reception

Fictional biography

Comics

1979 Marvel Comics

Oberon appeared as the horse of Prince Argon. He controlled the horse with telepathy. Prince Argon and Oberon were joined in the form of a centaur in an experiment by Baron Karza.

2016 IDW Publishing

In Micronauts 6 by IDW Publishing Baron Daegon enerchanged into a centaur form.

Toys

  • Mego Micronauts Oberon (1979)
A recolor of Takara Panzeroid.
This toy shares most of his molding with Andromeda and Megas. He was remolded with a new head into Lantaurion and Pegasus. This mold was also recolored into Star Knights Metallion, Steed and Vigilante.
  • Airfix Micronauts Oberon (1979)
  • Pin Pin Toys Micronauts Oberon
  • Palisades Micronauts Force Commander with Oberon (2002)
Released as a set in a variety of colors including white/red, clear/black and translucent red/white.
Palisades also produced a rare gold gold/white set as a gift to say "thank you" to certain members of the Yahoo! Groups Micropolis Embassy mailing list for all their help in the series 1 production.
  • Hasbro Revolution (2017)
A box set of figures appearing in the Hasbro stories by IDW Publishing comics.
Includes tiny figurines of classic characters of Acroyear, Baron Karza and Biotron. There is an Antron called Xant, a female Space Glider named Phenelo-Phi, a Time Traveler named Quin-Tillus and new characters using the classic Micronauts names Oberon, Betatron and Gammatron.

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