June 3 – October 7

Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

120 Richards Hall
Lincoln, NE

Transformers Episode 54, c. 1985
“Hoist Goes Hollywood”
1 cel key-master setup
Acrylic on acetate and gouache on paper
Collection of Trent Claus

Legendary animation studio Toei was hired to produce the Transformers for Hasbro/Sunbow/Marvel in 1984. This key setup from Transformers Episode 54 “Hoist Goes Hollywood,” features a huge shot of Decepticon leader Megatron filling over half of the frame. This setup was published as a full-page spread in the book “Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties,” by Andrew Farago.