About me

With over 20 years of experience as an Illustrator and Concept Artist, Marcelo Matere holds the job every child dreams of: creating giant robots for toy lines, video games, T-shirts, and films! Among his prominent clients are Hasbro, Marvel, IDW Publishing, Wizards of the Coast, Cartoon Network, Disney Animation, Dreamworks, and many more. Since 2004, he has been illustrating Transformers comics for the American market, and in 2022, Marcelo completed his latest project for IDW Publishing: Transformers Shattered Glass: Ultra Magnus.

Currently, Marcelo works as a package illustrator for characters in the Transformers Studio Series 86, a Hasbro series based on the 1986 Transformers animated show.

Notable Works:

  • Conceptual Art for the Robot Heroes toy line - 2008
  • IDW Transformers Spotlight Soundwave - 2006
  • IDW Transformers Spotlight Grimlock - 2008
  • IDW Transformers Spotlight Metroplex
  • IDW Covers for Transformers Mini Series Maximal Dinobots, Ironhide, and Transformers: Animated comics.
  • IDW Covers for Transformers More Than Meets the Eyes and Robots In Disguise
  • Botcon Transformers Animated artwork for comics, posters, and books.
  • Package illustrations for Transformers Armada, Energon, and Cybertron.
  • Package illustrations for Transformers Universe, Transformers Hunt for the Deceptions, Transformers Combiner Wars, and Transformers Titan Wars toys.
  • Packaging art for SDCC (San Diego Comic-Con) exclusive toys like Transformers Soundwave Reissue, Blaster G1 Reissue, Transformers Prime, Combiner Wars Devastator, and Fortress Maximus Titan Wars.
  • Illustrations for children's books based on Transformers movies - Transformers, Transformers Revenge of the Fallen, and Transformers Dark of the Moon.
  • Conceptual art for the game Transformers War for Cybertron - Exclusive characters for the Nintendo DS version.
  • Illustrations for the mobile game Transformers Legends.
  • Concept Art for Marvel Legends line - Characters: Hulkbuster (Age of Ultron), Ultron, and Quicksilver.
  • Concept Art for Marvel Legends line - Loki, Hela (Thor: Ragnarok).
  • Concept Art for Marvel Legends line - Doctor Octopus, Sentinel (Haslab), Nimrod, Kree Sentry BAF, SP//dr BAF.

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