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Shockwave... ARE ALL DEAD.

By REX-203
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This was a commission which the client wanted an updated, modernized version of the timeless cover of Marvel's Transformers issue number 5 that was done by Mark Bright.

I felt a little awkward about doing this one, since the original is so dang awesome, but I enjoyed doing it nonetheless.

Peace! :peace::)
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stourangeau's avatar
The original was on of the best covers of the Marvel run. Nicely done.
lonegamer7's avatar
HEl-LOOOOOOOO OLD SCHOOL!
Queen-of-the-Undead6's avatar
My boyfriend wants to color this picture and post it elsewhere. Do you mind if he does so while giving you proper credit?
EbolaSparkleBear's avatar
The original was such an iconic issue.

Transformers was just being upgraded from a mini to a full fledged title.

I think it's hard to improve on something so awesome but you did a great job with the line art.
The problem is whoever colors this piece better be awesome because the bar for this one is set real high.

Nice work:clap:
Sharky7's avatar
May I try and colour it? Once someone here on DA suggested me to try and colour a more detailed TF's pict, and now I'd like to actually give it a try :please:
REX-203's avatar
Sure, go for it! :)
Sharky7's avatar
Thanks a lot :aww:
yamis's avatar
I used this for coloring practice (more or less) if you don't mind

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REX-203's avatar
Sure, have fun! Thanks for crediting me for it. :-)
yamis's avatar
no problem! :D
RBillustrations's avatar
Awesome commission work Rob! Love the mad detail you've put into old Shockie. :)
REX-203's avatar
Thanks Ryan! :peace::)
joker-fish's avatar
That piece looks like I have seen it somewhere before :D

Thanks again Robby, cant wait for the next one!
REX-203's avatar
Haha, you're very welcome Tim. Thank you too!

Working on the new sketches today! :)
DivaLea's avatar
Hi, Rex! It's Lea from the LA Airport! Glad you posted something again.
REX-203's avatar
Hey Lea! Thanks, and thanks for the fave!
dmario's avatar
HOLYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY SHIT!

DUDE, marry me
REX-203's avatar
LOL Thanks D. =p
TheBoo's avatar
Shockwave "Those damn Micromasters DID IT AGAIN, when i catch them next time their dead" - the battle with grapheti artists continues...
PriscillaTR's avatar
WOW SO AWESOME!! :faint:
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:hug: You're welcome.
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