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Alex Milne

ALEX MILNE is a professional illustrator based in Canada who has been working in comics for the past ten years. He has worked on many different projects over this time, but is best known for his Transformers work with IDW Publishing. Some of the titles he has worked on over his career have been, Megatron Origins, Spotlight Arcee, Drift mini series, Transformers Ongoing (Chaos Theory) and various other titles and covers. Currently he is working with James Roberts on the latest ongoing title More Than Meets The Eye.

Joana Lafuente

JOANA LAFUENTE is an illustrator/colorist from Portugal who has worked as colorist on a variety of IDW Publishing Transformers titles such as Spotlight Blurr, Spotlight Drift, Ironhide mini-series, 2011's OnGoing, More Than Meets The Eye and Robots In Disguise just to name a few.

Jin Yung Kim

JIN YUNG KIM is a freelance concept artist and illustrator based in San Diego, CA. He is currently working at Sony Computer Entertainment America as a concept and storyboard artist. Some of the titles he has contributed to are: PlayStation All-stars Battle Royale, Resistance Burning Skies, and more. When he's not in the studio, he loves to spend his time drawing giant robots to anything sci-fi and fantasy.

Marcelo Matere

MARCELO MATERE is a freelance artist specializing in illustrations and concept art for toys and videogames . He's been working on brands like “Transformers”, “G.I. JOE”, Marvel’s “Iron Man” and many others for almost 10 years. His work has also been see in various children's books (Harper Collins and Little Brown & Company Books for Young Readers) and Transformers comics (IDW, Fun Publications).

Clyde Grapa

CLYDE GRAPA has worked as a production artist with WildStorm Productions/DC Comics for over six years. Transformers was his biggest obsession as a kid. Recently that obsession has returned to haunt him with the Masterpiece line of toys. He currently resides in San Diego, Ca. with his family.

Rob Roberts

ROB ROBERTS has been painting his own toys for decades as a hobby. He was never quite satisfied with the look of his toys and over the years spent a lot of time learning different paint techniques to improve every figure he gets his hands on. Only recently has he taken his act to the internets and not only sharing his work with others but taking commissions from the fandom. He currently can be seen running his mouth on Twitter @CheetTweets as well as posting his work at Cheetimus.com and Facebook.com/CheetsTweaks where he is always open to questions and helping other customizers.

Jeffrey Martinez

JEFFREY MARTINEZ is a professional freelance graphic designer & comic illustrator from Los Angeles, California. Currently, he is a production artist for DC Comics. Some of his publication credits include Masters of the Universe and ICONS: The Art of Jim Lee. When he's not sketching Jeff likes transforming. Soundwave Superior!

Sara Lopez

SARA LOPEZ is a crazy, cartoon obsessed student who is currently going to school for Bachelor's Degree in Animation. Her Transformers obsession began with Beast Wars as a kid, and was reignited while rewatching Armada when she started college. Transformers were the first things she started coloring in photoshop for practice, and still continues to do so now. All in hopes of getting better to someday become a professional animator.

Matt Kuphaldt

MATT KUPHALDT began his drawing of Transformers when he was seven and never stopped. Occasionally he's gotten paid for it.

You can check out his artwork at his portfolio site: http://spektakle.com and at his deviantART page http://astro-l.deviantart.com/gallery/.

David Willis

DAVID WILLIS draws everyone's favorite social media-addicted kitty, Shattered Glass Ravage. In addition to the Transformers Collectors' Club magazine's Recordicons comic strips, he's also that jerk behind the toy store webcomic Shortpacked! (http://www.shortpacked.com) and the college webcomic Dumbing of Age (http://www.dumbingofage.com). In his spare time he hosts, admins, and edits the Transformers Wiki (http://www.tfwiki.net). David lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife Maggie, just close enough to a Taco Bell to make him noticeably fatter than his dreamy headshot.

Mai Namba

MAI NAMBA is a translator by day, and a freelance illustrator by night. She enjoys drawing cute animals and robots, or a combination of both, while also working in a minimalistic style. Living in close proximity to Universal Studios has proved detrimental on her wallet, as the Transformers gift shop continues to stock new items every time she visits. All hail Megatron!

John-Paul Bove

JOHN-PAUL BOVE is a colorist and writer based in the UK. He has worked on a number of titles including Godzilla, Doctor Who, G.I. Joe and Judge Dredd. He is perhaps best known to Transformers fans for his work coloring Transformers Regeneration One for IDW, working closely with Transformers legends Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman. In addition to coloring Transformers, he has also recently been writing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He'll be at this year's BotCon Artist Alley signing, coloring sketches and generally making a nuisance of himself.

Dan Khanna

DAN KHANNA has been working as a professional Transformers illustrator for over a decade. He has done concept design, full packaging illustrations as well as color work on many Transformers brand box art illustrations across sever al toy lines for Hasbro Inc. He's worked for various TF licensees over the years including Dreamwave, IDW, Hard Hero, Titan Books/EagleMoss publications and for the Transformers Collectors Club/Botcon Conventions. His current projects includes being one of the pencillers on for the new Transformers Legends smart phone game, and work on TF Prime comic strips for an overseas publication.

Ken Christiansen

KEN CHRISTIANSEN has been working as an illustrator and concept designer for over fifteen years. Starting as a video game concept artist, at Nintendo of America (Ridge Racer 64, Pokemon Puzzle League), then moving to Los Angeles to work in games for the Walt Disney Company (Kingdom Hearts, Finding Nemo). In 2004, Ken started his own company, Bad Flip Productions, working for video game clients like Disney, Warner Bros., Universal, and Activision. After working with Activision on Transformers the Game, and the Revenge of the Fallen game, he began working freelance in media development for Hasbro Inc. (Transformers), doing concept art for their film, tv, book, games, and toy initiatives. That expanded into media development beyond the Transformers brand, including Star Wars, Spider-Man, and more.

Ken’s current work includes the cover runs on the Transformers Prime series (IDW), Star Wars Fighter Pods, and Ultimate Spider-Man Spider Pods. Along with other random bits and pieces, hanging off pegs in the toy aisles, book shelves, and video game departments.

Cally Karishokka

CALLY KARISHOKKA is a plushiemaker and crafter behind Cally's Critters Plush Designs. Cally lives in New York City, finds NYC subways to be an adventure of mystery, and manages to become obsessed with snack foods never available in the USA. Rescues puggleformers from their home planets to adopt out in to new homes. Has no known weaknesses.

Josh Burcham

JOSH BURCHAM is a comic book colorist/illustrator with over 100 issues to his credit, including: Dreamwave's War Within: Age of Wrath, Transformers Stormbringer, Beast Wars, All Hail Megatron, Last Stand of the Wreckers, Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye ongoing series, and this year's Botcon exclusive Machine Wars comic!

Robby Musso

ROBBY MUSSO has worked on various IDW Transformers titles, including the Spotlight titles "Ultra Magnus", "Ramjet", and "Cliffjumper". For Fun Publications, Robby has provided art for a good number of the MTMTE profile pieces as well as handling art duties on the 2010 BotCon comic "Transformers Timelines Issue 5: Generation 2 Redux" and the Club comic story "Transformers: Revelations". Robby will be on hand all weekend doing sketches and selling prints.

Matt Frank

MATT FRANK has worked on numerous Transformers titles, such as the Beast Wars Sourcebook, Transformers Animated: The Rise of Safeguard, and the Transformers Collectors' Club story A Flash Forward. He kicked off 2013 with the crossover one-shot, Mars Attacks: The Transformers!, not to mention Transformers Spotlight: Trailcutter, both of which he fully illustrated. Aside from Transformers, Matt has also contributed heavily to IDW's various Godzilla titles. He is currently the interior artist for Godzilla: Rulers of Earth and the 2013 Transformers Collectors' Club story Beast Wars: Shattered Glass!

Teyowisonte Thomas Deer

TEYOWISONTE THOMAS DEER is from the Mohawk Nation Territory at Kahnawake, outside of Montreal, Canada. After undergoing training as a comic book colorist at Dreamwave Productions in Toronto, Canada in 2004, Thomas has since went on to freelance as a professional comic book colorist and illustrator for companies such as Fun Publications, Mega Bloks, and IDW Publishing - primarily working on Hasbro's Transformers and G.I. Joe titles. See some of his other work at: www.teyowisonte.deviantart.com

Livio Ramondelli

LIVIO RAMONDELLI is the artist of various Transformers projects for IDW Publishing. His credits include Autocracy, Monstrosity, Chaos, Robots in Disguise and various covers for Spotlights and other series. He will also be doing upcoming Star Wars covers for Dark Horse Comics. He previously worked as a concept artist for DC Universe Online at WildStorm Productions.

Casey Coller

CASEY COLLER is a professional illustrator best known for his work on various Transformers comic books from IDW Publishing. He's done covers and/or interior art for various titles, including: Transformers: Ironhide, All Hail Megatron, Robots in Disguise, Spotlights Drift, Blurr and Cliffjumper, More Than Meets The Eye, Transformers Ongoing, and Heart of Darkness. He has also done artwork for Hasbro, the Transformers Collector's Club Magazine and BotCon. Casey lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife Grace, daughter Rose, as well as a cat, two guinea pigs and four chickens.




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