As a child of the 80s, it is safe to say I am a Transformers fan. I mean, what kid doesn’t love their favorite cars, trucks, planes, and helicopters transforming into giant alien robots? The series may have started in the 80s, but Transformers as a franchise has stood the test of time. Needless to say, generations of kids have come to love Transformers. If your child is a Transformers fan, then check out our set of Transformers coloring pages. These printable coloring pages showcase the heroic robots in all their grandeur, and they will have your kids coloring for hours.
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Decades of Transformers
The Transformers series started in 1984, but it is still one of the most famous film franchises, cartoons, and comics to date. The series’ creators have found a way to continue to appeal to new audiences and rising generations. While the original series ran from 1984 to 1993, there have been multiple reboots and live-action adaptations.
The live-action Transformers film franchise has grossed billions of dollars worldwide, and it provided a whole new realistic look at the fabled characters. In 2007, the first live-action film Transformerswas released. Michael Bay directed the project, and it touted stars such as Shia Labeouf, Megan Fox, Tyrese Gibson, and Josh Duhamel. The film was an overwhelming success, and now there have been five more live-action films.
The fantastic special effects are what fans have loved about these live-action films that bring beloved cartoon and comic characters to life. The films have been nominated for multiple awards for special effects, sound editing, and cinematography.
Most everyone who interacts with the Transformers eventually picks a favorite character. Chances are, your child has a favorite Transformer as well. In the world of Transformers, the good guys are known as Autobots. The Autobots are noble and side with the humans to combat the evil Decepticons. But, some of the Autobots are better known than others.
Perhaps the Autobots’ most popular and most potent leader is Optimus Prime. Optimus is an unequaled warrior and wise leader. He rumbles down the road in disguise as a big blue and purple rig with flame decals. Kids will love coloring a picture of Optimus with his vibrant colors as a truck or his impressive arsenal as a big fighter.
Another fan favorite on the side of the Autobots is the ever-loyal Bumblebee. This yellow robot is a talented warrior who has captured millions of fans’ hearts. He disguises himself either as a yellow VW Bug or a yellow Camaro. Bumblebee’s vibrant color and impressive history in the franchise’s lore make him a viral subject for a Transformers coloring page.
Other Autobots that your kids may love include heroes such as Ironhide, Hot Rod, Drift, Prowl, and Jazz. These Autobots have distinct styles and stories that your kids may love. Look for more Autobots in our collection of Transformers coloring pages.
Every successful media franchise needs a good villain, and Transformers has some great bad guys. The leader of the opposition is Megatron, the chief amongst the Decepticons. Megatron is an imposing character that originally transformed not into a vehicle but a giant handgun. Megatron acts as the chief rival to Optimus Prime and has been the main antagonist to the heroes in the series for decades. Your kids will love coloring pages depicting Megatron and his lackeys taking on the Autobots.
Another popular Decepticon is Megatron’s right-hand man, Starscream. He travels the globe disguised as a jet and often swoops in at the worst moment to battle the Autobots. Starscream is crafty, focused, and always looking for what benefits him most. Coloring pages featuring Starscream fighting the Autobots will keep your kids reaching for the crayons.
The Decepticons have other popular characters like Shockwave, Tidal Wave, and Scorponok. Watch for these famous baddies in the coloring pages. And, make sure that your kids have plenty of colored pencils, markers, or crayons so they can color these amazing Transformers coloring sheets.