New Optimus Prime T-Shirt Released

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  1. Tony_Bacala

    Tony_Bacala Car Robots Professional Administrator

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    :lol 

    That's awesome.
     
  3. Super_Megatron

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    Can't tell who did the art.

    Fran should buy this.
     
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    They should make an Optimus Trucker hat to go with this!
     
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    Cool shirt.
     
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    I love the sketch...if I could get the shirt without the wording it would be mine.
     
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    The artwork looks like the sketch Joe Madureira illustrated some time ago, but with some alterations to it. It could possibly be some in-house studio artist of the t-shirt company who redrew it. (that's my guess)
     
  8. ChessPieceFace

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    It seems to be a ripoff of Joe Maduriera's Prime sketch from a few years ago.
    http://www.comicartcommunity.com/gallery/details.php?image_id=9315

    Same pose, same angle, same pencil-sketch style. It's a new drawing, with better proportions (and a slightly repositioned left arm), but it's pretty obvious where the concept came from.

    *edit* Took too long to find the picture. :)  Yeah, what superquad7 said.
     
  9. Smasher

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    My dad is a truck driver.
    This would be an awesome gift for him.

    I only wonder how "extra" their XL shirt is.

    **100th POST! w00t**
     
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    Insane Galvatron should have this shirt. He drives a truck for a living and he likes tractor-trailer Transformers most of all! :lol 
     
  11. Superquad7

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    Yeah, my "guess" came from the fact that I couldn't make out the t-shirt image that well. I couldn't find a link to the sketch by Joe Mad (I have it saved somewhere on a hd though . . . ), so thanks for the help there! :thumb 

    I've always loved Joe "Mad"'s artwork, particularly that Prime. Those porportions don't really bother me that much because they're so exaggerated that's it's more for artistic expression. I can think of other illustrators that have exaggerated porportions, arguably for the same reasons, but just didn't pull it off like Joe M did with this piece (though I'll refrain from the artist's names, :lol ).
     
  12. Superquad7

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    Well, IG is a friend of mine as well, but I like to "mess with" (i.e. 'joke around with') him :lolol 
     
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    If he doesn't have one by next Botcon I'll buy one for him
     
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    :lol  I like it..
     

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