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    Quote Originally Posted by RickWJ324 View Post
    I never read the comics as a kid, but had some of the figures and toys back in the 70's (along with another great toyline called Shogun Warriors).
    Marvel had a Shogun Warriors series back in the late 70's that lasted 20 issues.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Zero Hunter View Post
    Marvel had a Shogun Warriors series back in the late 70's that lasted 20 issues.
    Yep.. I remember that one too. I used to have battles with my Shogun Warriors and Micronauts figures! Also, being in scale with Star Wars toys, the Micronauts frequently teamed up with Luke and the Rebels!!

    I always wanted Baron Karza (Micronauts) and that large Godzilla from Shogun Warriors. Santa never brought them to me though....

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    Micronauts #4 Apr 1979
    "A Hunting We Will Go!"
    Baron Karza's Dog Soldiers uncover a rebel cell and open fire. They're looking for a resistance leader named Slug.
    The unfortunate casualties of this raid will go into the Body Banks so that other, more fortunate, citizens can live longer, healthier lives.
    The survivors are herded up to the surface of Homeworld and to the Body Banks, where Karza himself screens them.
    A man breaks out of the crowd and confesses to being Slug;
    Karza's fist shoots from his arm and chokes him. The real Slug, a woman, watches helplessly.

    Meanwhile, the Microns have their own problems. Princess Mari (Marionette) can't believe that Rann is letting Homeworld suffer;
    He points out that their ship is barely afloat and they're in another universe.

    Ray Coffin, who has collected the debris from the Microns' battle with Shaitan in his backyard, heads for
    the Human Engineering Life Laboratories (HELL) at Cape Canaveral to meet a former astronaut and partner, Phillip Prometheus.

    Bug hitches a ride, hoping to get enough parts to assemble a fighter and go home.

    The Endeavor barely makes it back to the Coffin house to hunt for Bug, but he's not there.
    Shaitan does make it back to the Microverse, where an image of Karza greets him.

    Because of Shaitan's failure to capture the Micronauts, Karza is revoking
    the thoughtwash of his people and sending him home to face the consequences.

    Written by Bill Mantlo, with art by Michael Golden and Joe Rubinstein.
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    Micronauts #5 May 1979
    "The Prometheus Pit!"
    The Microns use their Astro Station to follow Bug to the Human Engineering Life Laboratory (HELL) at Cape Canaveral.
    They can't fly over the electrified fence, so Acroyear uses the ejector tube and blithely rips a hole in the fence.
    They notice Muffin in the Coffin pickup truck. Marionette makes friends with her and rides along as she follows Steve's scent,
    straight into the building. The others find a vent, fly the Astro Station into it, and park in an air shaft.
    Rann takes a glider pack to find another entrance while Acroyear and Microtron look for Bug.

    Back at the Coffins' house, Biotron is repairing the Endeavor.
    He needs a power source, so he extends his legs to reach the workbench.
    He fails to notice the cat, who in all the excitement has not been fed ....

    Inside the lab, Bug watches as Phillip Prometheus takes Ray and Steve Coffin on a tour.
    To their amazement, he has other specimens from the Microverse.
    Because he collected them before the Spacewall was breached, they did not survive the trip.
    When Steve identifies them, Prometheus shakes him, desperate for more information.
    He explains that, during his last trip to Starlab, cosmic rays bombarded the space station and killed the rest of the crew.
    The medical systems he designed, though, replaced his damaged organs with bionic parts;
    he pulls off part of his face to show that much of his body is now metal and circuitry.
    He needs the technology of the Microverse to improve his systems, and he will do anything to get it.
    Ray realizes that Steve is in grave danger, and when a guard restrains him,
    Prometheus warns him that all the guards are robots of his own creation. Bug drops from the ceiling and attacks!

    Back on Homeworld, the captured rebels, Slug among them, are herded by Dog Soldiers into the Body Banks for processing.
    Duchess Belladonna complains to Baron Karza that she's still waiting for her new body.
    Prince Argon, his upper body grafted onto a horse, suddenly blasts through a wall and attacks Karza.
    His shots bounce off Karza's force field, and he falls to Karza's eye blasts.
    Karza admits that he allowed Argon to escape so that he could demoralize the resistance. Slug protests, and Belladonna chooses her body.

    Muffin and Marionette find Steve in the lab. Prometheus tilts the floor so that they
    and Bug start sliding into his Prometheus Pit, his portal to the Microverse.
    Acroyear arrives and tears up the robot holding Ray, while Microtron extends his arm to catch Steve.
    Freed, Ray grapples with Prometheus, and they topple into the pit!

    The robots turn on the others, following their last order: "prepare to seize the Micronauts!"

    Written by Bill Mantlo, with art by Michael Golden and Joe Rubinstein.
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