Transformers is a big part of what makes me the Evil Geek that I am today. As a kid in the 1980’s the G1 cartoon was mandatory viewing and the concept alone was enough to really stretch out my imagination. While of course I collected the toys, retrospectively they didn’t always resemble their cartoon counterparts. One thing the toys did have though was the box art and despite the occasional odd proportion here or there it’s these depictions of the characters that became in my mind their definitive representations.
In this post, I’ve decided to collect and present to you a small sampling of the best (and my favorite) Autobot and Decepticon box art.
Do you love giant robots from the 1980’s? Do you love nerd art? Of course you do or else you wouldn’t be here. If you live in the Philadelphia area and are planning on going to the Wizard World Comic Con (May 30 – June 2) the crew over at Acidfree Gallery will be releasing these exclusive posters for the event: