Do You Remember That Time Optimus Prime Became A Green Lantern?

What you see isn’t from deviantART or the like, this is pitch art from the talented sequential artist Phil Jimenez. This was from a proposed Transformers universe crossover with DC Comics and it almost happened but it was dropped to the sidelines when DC Comics did their relaunch.

I love Transformers…but I just don’t know if I could get behind Optimus Prime being inducted into the Green Lantern corps. On the other hand Stel is a member of the corps and he certainly is a robot.

I guess if Unicron showed up to make a snack out of Earth or possibly the Green Lantern member Mogo…who just happens to be a planet…Optimus Prime having a power ring might be a handy thing!

A big thanks to Comics Alliance for the heads up and to Brian Michael Bendis for hosting the above image on his Tumblr.


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