Marvel Comics Transformers Commercial (1984)

I miss the days when you could see a nicely animated commercial for an upcoming comic book like this one for the first issue of the Transformers by Marvel Comics!

Thanks to My Saturday M0rnings for this awesome video over on YouTube!


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One thought on “Marvel Comics Transformers Commercial (1984)

  1. Drahken says:

    I don’t recall ever seeing the commercial for the TF comics, but I did own a bunch of them as a kid (I still have some of them).
    Interesting note for those unfamiliar with the comics: That “four issue limited series” mention on that cover pic wound up becoming an 80 issue “limited series”. The comics were such a runaway success that they actually changed the ending of issue #4 and -transformed- (convenient pun) it into an ongoing series. The final issue says “#80 in a four issue limited series” on the cover:

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