Phobos is the the rival of Biotron. He is depicted as a villainous robot in the Micronauts series.
1979 Marvel Comics
Phobos is a villainous character in the Marvel Comics Micronauts series. Phobos roboids were often depicted as part of Baron Karza's forces, piloted by Dog Soldiers. Unlike Biotron, who was depicted as being about the size of a normal person from Homeworld, Phobos was depicted as a giant.
In "A Hunting We Will Go!" from issue 4 Phobos units aided the Dog Soldiers hunting for Slug.
In "Home Is Where the Heart Is!" from issue 9 Rebels closed in on the Body Banks and were fired on by Phobos units.
In issue 10, "Defeat!" Bug attacks and destroys a Phobos unit.
In issue 14 Phobos units were among Karza's troops on Bug's home world.
In issue 16, "Rendezvous in Sub-Atomica!", Phycho Man causes Biotron to believe a Phobos is attacking him.
When Marvel lost the license to Micronauts it included losing the rights to Phobos, and they have not appeared again the Marvel Universe.
2016 IDW Publishing
Phobos units appear in issue 1 of the IDW Micronauts comic as agents of the Ministry of Science.
2018 Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space
Phobos is among the cast in the 2018 art series Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space by Brian Vox. He appears on the cover of issue 19.
- Mego Micronauts Phobos (1978)
- Phobos is a recolor of Biotron with a new head mold. Converts from robot to tank and two Micronaut vehicles.
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