Interview with World Renowned Illustrator Jeff Mangiat on his classic G1 Transformers box art

January 29, 2010


Listen up Nerd Citizens… If you’re a child of the 1980′s more than likely you either had a poster of his work or you spent hours staring at the back of the Transformer’s boxes featuring the illustrations of Jeff Mangiat. He was the illustrator responsible for the character illustrations on the packages as well as the amazing stylized battle scenes on the backs of the classic packages:

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Is their a more iconic image of Optimus Prime? Doesn’t he make a minor fan favorite character like Brawn look awesome? How awesome is that battle scene?
Head on over and read the awesome Jeff Mangiat interview at

Special thanks to Guan for the heads up on this article!

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