The Monstroid was handled in a variety of ways during the original Masters of the Universe line. In the Star Comics the machine was confusingly portrayed as a sentient being, while the She-Ra cartoon gave the Monstroid moniker to a group of transforming robots. Fortunately the UK comic seemed to get the Monstroid right and portrayed it as a very tough machine utilized by the Horde. This action-packed panel from issue seventy-one sums up the power of the Monstroid!
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