Roger Slifer Passes Away at Age 60
We are sad to report that, Transformers Producer Roger Slifer, passed away yesterday due to injuries he had during a hit-and-run incident in 2012. He was the associate producer of season 1 & 2 of Transformers G1; and he also worked on the 1986 movie holding the same title as he did on the TV show. Slifer began working for Marvel in the 70’s as a writer and assistant editor before moving in 1981 to DC Comics. He also wrote Omega Men, for which he created the alien mercenary Lobo with Keith Giffen.
Other works by him include, Jem and the Holograms and G.I. Joe Extreme. Slifer was reportedly working on a new project at the time of the 2012 accident that left him with serious brain trauma. His funeral will take place in Morristown, Indiana. May he find eternal peace in the well of allsparks.