Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

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Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby gigan72 » Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:36 pm

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Discuss the mechanical Kong from the film King Kong Escapes (1967). Surprisingly, we have no thread active for this character.
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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby Dannybeane » Thu Dec 31, 2015 6:28 am

Its a shame he was only in one movie. Terror of MechaGodzilla should have featured some rusty mechanic-kong on Mechagodzilla action!

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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby Coobzilla03 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:39 am

I wish he was in more then 1 movie. He should have been in King Kong vs. Godzilla too!
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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby Shhh! The Octopus » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:14 am



His first appearance.

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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby Coobzilla03 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:24 am

Shhh! The Octopus wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jHV5ohslQA

His first appearance.



Cool! I forgot about that.
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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby ThunderScore » Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:30 am

Anyone ever see the episode of THE MUPPET SHOW with this:

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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby edgaguirus » Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:29 pm

I saw a youtube clip with that.

Mechanikong has a fine design, but I can see why it only featured in one film. It works great as an enemy for Kong, but it's not strong enough for other kaiju.
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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby MechaGoji Bro7503 » Sat Oct 22, 2016 9:03 am

Yeah he first appeared in a cartoon. A little off topic but i find it funny that King Kong has had more cartoons than Godzilla.
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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby Rodan » Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:44 pm

A fun concept that's unfortunately not nearly as fun as it should be on film.

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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby The One and Only » Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:47 pm

Dannybeane wrote:Its a shame he was only in one movie. Terror of MechaGodzilla should have featured some rusty mechanic-kong on Mechagodzilla action!

There was a cool fan-fic written by Skip Peel in an early issue of G-FAN involving a battle by JSDF controlled Mogera, and a rebuilt Mechanikong. The latter being used by a group of criminals to ransom the Prime Minister, and his family during the events of Terror of Mechagodzilla.
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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby Major sssspielberg! » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:01 pm

I love Mechanikong! I do wish he put up more of a fight, and maybe shot a laser out of the alarm bell fez on his noggin. Definitely should have kept the grenade belt too. It would be great to see him tangle with Godzilla too!
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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby The One and Only » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:13 pm

Major sssspielberg! wrote:I love Mechanikong! I do wish he put up more of a fight, and maybe shot a laser out of the alarm bell fez on his noggin. Definitely should have kept the grenade belt too. It would be great to see him tangle with Godzilla too!

The reason Mechani-Kong probably wasn't equipped with grenades as speculated by G-FAN editor J.D. Lees was that Dr. Who wanted to bring back Kong as intact as possible. So blasting the big ape was counterproductive to International Judas' plans. Although, he could've always equipped his robot with gas grenades to subdue the King of Mondo Island.
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Re: Monster Discussion #6: Mechani-Kong

Postby edgaguirus » Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:15 pm

That would have been a more effective idea than the hypnolight.
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