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Captain Shiner (alternate colored gun)

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CAPTAIN SHINER (alternate colored gun)

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Evil Mutant


The 1987 (series 3) LJN mini catalogues and 22-back card backs contain a group picture of all the regular Evil Mutant figures together. However all the series 3 Evil Mutant Figures apart from Captain Cracker have different coloured accessories to those actually released with the figures. In this instance Captain Shiner is pictured holding a blue coloured gun instead of the red coloured one released with the figure. LJN was well known back then for changing colours of accessories from the prototypes shown. It is thought that this was a very early prototype piece to photograph with the figure and like many other weapons that were originally shown in prototype pictures, this blue coloured gun was never released with the Captain Shiner figure.

Captain Shiner (alternate colored gun) image:

Click thumbnail to enlarge the scan of the 1987 LJN dealer catalogue containing Captain Shiner with alternate coloured gun. LJN ThunderCats Prototypes -Captain Shiner