Who Did the Art? Battle Cards – Colours

Original Art

The following artists have done original colour art for cards from Wave 3 onwards, but may have also done colour work for cards in Waves 1 + 2 as well.

Alen Rocha

Alen Rocha worked on several cards in Wave 3, all drawn by Bryan Sevilla.

Wave 3
Backup Bag
Basic Combat Protocol
Battering Ram
Emergency Defense Field
Energy Pack
Erratic Energy Grenade
Fuel Cache
Laser Cutlass
Metal Detector
Personal Targeting Drone
RR Disruptor Blade
Smoke Cloak
Sturdy Armor
Urban Camo



Billie is an illustrator and comic artist who started working on the Transformers TCG with Wave 4.

Wave 4
Energy Transfer
Hazardous Shield
Increased Durability
Jam Signals
Medic’s Protective Field
Opportune Offensive
Pocket Processor
Soldier’s Blaster

Jeffrey Cruz

Jeffrey Cruz worked on Wave 4 of the card game, and did both lines and colours.

Wave 4
Even the Score*
Involuntary Promotion*
Sturdy Javelin*
Valuable Contract*

*also lines


Jennyson worked on Wave 3 of the card game, and did both lines and colours.

Wave 3
Anticipation Engine*
Extra Padding*
Firecon Flame*

*also lines

Josh Burcham

Josh Burcham is a colour artist who has worked on Transformers comics for IDW since Infiltration in 2006, has worked on important comics like Last Stand of the Wreckers and More Than Meets the Eye, and continues to work on Transformers comics as recent as the the reboot. He’s a big deal is what I’m saying. He is the only colour artist to provide colours for battle cards in every wave so far.

Not to be confused with Josh Perez.

Wave 1
Aerial Recon
All-Out Attack
Armed Hovercraft
Backup Plan
Collateral Damage
Computer Sabotage
Crushing Size
Drill Arms
Matrix of Leadership
Multi-Mission Gear
Power Sword
Ramming Speed
Repair Bay
Roll Out!
Salvage for Parts
Shock Absorbers*
Strafing Run
Turbo Boosters

*Unsure if Rauch or Burcham

Wave 2
Combat Commands
Defensive Driving
Erratic Lightning
Focus Fire
Press the Advantage
Recon System
Scoundrel’s Blaster
Surprise Attack
Underhanded Tactics

Wave 3
Battlefield Scan
Covert Armor
Defensive Formation
Heat of Battle
Hiding Spot
Micro Capacitor
Reactive Armor
Rock Toss
Squash them Like Bugs
Two-Pronged Attack
Unconventional Flying Object

Wave 4
Acute Reflexes
Blast suit
Composite Armour
Defensive Configuration
Head-On Collision
Hidden Fortification
Indestructible Sword
Kinetic Intensifier Whip
New Orders
Showing Off
Special Delivery
Unflinching Courage
Wedge Formation

Energon Edition
Bombing Run
Fusion Cannon of Megatron
Ion Blaster of Optimus Prime

Josh Perez

Josh Perez aka dyemooch, is mostly known for his colour work, especially for the IDW series Robots in Disguise. He is one of a few artists to contribute battle card art for every wave of the game so far. Not to be confused with Josh Burcham.

Wave 1
Battle Ready
Energon Axe
Force Field
Fusion Cannon of Megatron
Handheld Blaster
Incoming Transmission
Inspiring Leadership
Piercing Blaster
Plasma Burst
Protected by Metroplex
Rapid Conversion
Team-Up Tactics

Wave 2
Aerialbot Formation
Bad Attitude
Builder’s Tool
Decepticon Crown
Enforcement Batons
Handheld Blaster
Intelligence Mission
Mining Pick
Noble’s Blaster
Rapid Conversion
Reckless Charge
Sonic Scramble
Spare Parts
Superior Cannon
Work Overtime

Wave 3
Compact Shield*
Device Virus
Frag Toss*
Full Loadout*
HV Electron Breacher*
LV Gamma-Disruptor Launcher*
Point-Defense System*
Pop a Wheelie
Scavenge the Battlefield
Special Ops Mission
Spinner Rims*
W-5 Gyro Blaster

*also lines

Blaster vs Soundwave
Interpret the Airwaves
Obstructive Rhythm

Krin Syn


Krin is a colour artist who started work on the TCG with Wave 4. She is also known for her work with youtuber Todd in the Shadows.

Wave 4
Contract Contingency
Conversion Engine
Crude Club
Daring Escape
Designated Target
Dual Wield
Guarded Posture
Kinetic Converter
Lucky Vest
Multi-Missile Pod
Pincer Movement
Shoulder Holster
War of Attrition

Loose Screws

Loose Screws is an artist who started work on the TCG with Wave 4.

Wave 4
Adaptive Plating
Erratic Cannon
Fight for Position
Stable Cover
Step Forward

Sara Pitre-Durocher

Sara Pitre-Durocher is the main artist for the IDW series Til All Are One, and is an art director for VOLTA Studios. She’s probably more involved in every card than we think. She rocks.

Wave 4
Opportune Repairs
Overwhelming Advantage
Terrifying Resilience*

*also lines

Umi Miyao

Umi Miyao did several cards in Wave 4, providing both lines and colours.

Wave 4
Heroic Resolve*
Sabotaged Armaments*

Energon Edition
Agility of Bumblebee*
Cargo Trailer*
Start Your Engines

*also lines


The following artists have only contributed to battle card artwork via colour work they did on original IDW comics.

Andrew Dalhouse

Andrew Dalhouse did colour art for several issues of Transformers (2009), which a few Wave 1 cards take art from.

Wave 1
Disruptive Entrance
Reinforced Plating
System Reboot

James Brown

James Brown did colour art for several issues of Transformers (2009), which a few Wave 1 + 2 cards take art from.

Wave 1
Blast Shield
Bombing Run
Bug Bomb
Data Bank

Wave 2

Jason Cardy

Jason Cardy did colour art for several Regeneration One covers, which were used for several Wave 1 cards.

Wave 1
Armored Plating
Debilitating Crystal
Peace Through Tyranny

Joana Lafeunte

Joana Lafuente is a colour artist who has worked on several books including Maximum Dinobots and More Than Meets the Eye (taking over from Josh Burcham, and continuing to do colours for the book into Lost Light until its end). She also does a lot of colour work with Casey Coller.

Wave 1
Combat Training
Crushing Treads
Cybetronian Bow
Data Pad
Emergency Maintenance
Grenade Launcher
Hunker Down
Ion Blaster of Optimus Prime
Jaws of Steel
New Designs
Photon Bomb
Rapid Ascent
Security Checkpoint
Static Laser of Ironhide
Swap Parts
The Bigger They Are

Wave 2
Attack Drone
Bolt of Lightning
Crash Landing
Energon Slingshot
Field Communicator
Heavy Handed
Heavy Landing
Inferno Breath
Leap of Faith
Master Plan
Pep Talk
Rest and Relaxation
Sparring Gear
Stunticon Swagger
Tech Research

*Unsure if Lafuente or Tramontano

John Rauch

John Rauch did colour art for the IDW comic series Infiltration with E J Su; several cards from Waves 1 + 2 take art from that book.

Wave 1
I Still Function
Null-Ray of Starscream
Shock Absorbers*

Wave 2
Energized Field

*Unsure if Rauch or Burcham

John-Paul Bove

John-Paul Bove is a colour artist who works on a lot of ‘classic’ looking books like Regeneration One; most of the cards he has provided art for come from that series, though not all.

Wave 1
Cargo Trailer
Improvised Shield
One Shall Stand, One Shall Fall
Scrapper Gauntlets
Tandom Targeting System
Treasure Hunt

Wave 2
Backup Beam
Electrified Spikes
Enemy Combat Analysis
Escape Route
Evasive Maneuvers
Field Repair
Improvised Shield
Mounted Missiles
Security Console
Superior Jetpack
Universal Network Access

Klaus Scherwinski

Klaus did art for Spotlight: Wheelie, which was used for one card.

Wave 2

*also lines

Kris Carter

Kris Carter did colour art for Spotlight: Hardhead, which was used for one card.

Wave 1
Start Your Engines

Livio Ramondelli

Livio is an IDW comic artist with an extremely distinctive style; only a couple of cards use his art.

Wave 2
Superior Plating*
Tooth and Claw*

*also lines

Priscilla Tramontano

Priscilla Tramontano is a colour artist who has worked on many covers and several comic interiors including art for Robots in Disguise, Spotlight: Metroplex and Til All Are One.

Wave 1
Body Armor
Equipment Enthusiast
Height Advantage
Leap into Battle
Primary Laser
Ready for Action
Swap Missions
Thermal Weaponry

Wave 2
Cooling Vents
Fog of War
Primary Laser
Secret Dealings

*Unsure if Lafuente or Tramontano

Romulo Fajardo Jr

Romulo Fajardo Jr provided colour art for the Metroplex 2013 SDCC Exclusive box; this art is used for one card in the Metroplex set.

Wave 1
Rally the City

Sarah Stone

Sarah Stone was the original artist for the first Windblade mini-series, which was used for a couple of cards in Wave 2.

Wave 2
Power Punch*

*also colours

Thomas Deer

Thomas Deer worked on Til All Are One, which provides art for a few cards in Wave 2.

Wave 2
Ancient Wisdom
Unleash Potential


Yamaishi worked on Til All Are One, which provides art for a few cards in Wave 2.

Wave 2
Bashing Shield

Zac Atkinson

Zac Atkinson worked on Spotlight: Bumblebee, which provides art for one card in Wave 1.

Wave 1
Agility of Bumblebee