As the original Outer Space Men line was set for expansion, the creator Mel Birnkrant turned away from the planets and to other dimensions and-- surprisingly-- Hollow Earth. That's where the devilish Mystron, the Man from Hollow Earth comes from, and it's right there in the name. Clad in a space suit for presumably thematic reasons, the original bendable figure prototype included a helmet and a staff, but the Gargoyle-themed gun is new to this release. The nifty accessory is, according to Birnkrant on the Four Horsemen forums, a tribute to his wife and the events of their first date.
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