The Obscure Transformer Website was originally founded by Andrew Sorohan, an Australian Transformers fan who goes by the nickname Jhiaxus. The current site is maintained by Matt Karpowich, otherwise known in the Transformers fan community as Monzo. He can be reached at

Jon and Karl Hartman are longtime members of the Transformers fandom and the founders of BotCon, the official Transformers convention. They provided their collection of Toy Fair catalog pages to Matt for the purposes of scanning.

The mechanical heart watermark used on the Toy Fair images was drawn and colored by David Henion, aka strangefour.

This page, though based on the properties of Hasbro and TakaraTomy (as well as several other companies, most likely) does not intend to infringe on the rights of those companes. "The Transformers" belongs to Hasbro (and TakaraTomy). The Obscure Transformers Website does not claim to own any of the characters or concepts on this site, and have only placed it up to service fans, not to steal trademarks or copyrights. Please don't sue me...