OTFCC 2004 was the Official Transformers Collectors Club Convention in 2004, run by 3H Enterprises. It was held in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, from July 31 to August 1.
Exclusive merchandise included Dreamwave Productions "20th Anniversary Mega-Litho" poster, Palisade Toys 6" Ultra Magnus statue and Devil's Due Press G.I. Joe vs. the Transformers Volume II Preview Edition.
The Convention Guide had a five-page teaser story, "Shell Game", featuring the exclusive toy character Megazarak and Ultra Trion. Written by Simon Furman, with art by Andrew Froedge, colors by Joe Givens, and letters by Simon Bowland.
- Greg Lombardo, Director of Marketing
- Aaron Archer, Design Director
- Eric Siebenaler, Designer
- Tony Beard, Painter for Hasbro Toy Group (formerly Kenner).
- Michael McConnohie -- Voice of Tracks, Cosmos and Hot Shot.
- Dan Gilvezan -- Voice of Bumblebee and Hot Spot.
- Scott McNeil -- Voice of Dinobot, Rattrap, Waspinator, Jetfire, Omega Supreme and Strongarm.
Comics and artEdit
- Bob Budiansky -- Editor of the first four issues of the Marvel Comic, writer of the next 50 or so. Writer of bios, creator of mythos. Scrounge sprung fully formed from his very cranium. 'Nuff said.
- Simon Furman -- The guy who wrote the other half of the Marvel Comics. Writer of other bios, creator of other mythos. 'Nuff said.
- Andrew Wildman -- Artist for several issues of the Marvel Comic.
- Guido Guidi -- Freelance illustrator for various companies handling Transformers licensed work; some box art as well.
The special event of the weekend was "DEATH BY CHOCOLATE", a normal murder-mystery dinner, instead of the advertised Transformers-themed murder mystery "Who shot Optimus Prime". Attendees of the event received posters signed by Peter Cullen and Frank Welker. Bob Budiansky also showed up at the convention and gave an introduction to the beginnings of Transformers.
- G1 Creators Retrospective, with Budiansky, Furman and Wildman.
- MSTF: The Musical
- Hasbro Development Team
- Dreamwave's Future Plans
- Devil's Due's Future Plans
- Furman, Hallit, Khanna and Guidi discuss Wreckers and Universe comic.
- Pat Lee Teaches You How to Draw Like Pat Lee
- Painting Workshop with Tony Beard
- Voice Actor Panel
- Aspiring Voice Actor Contest - A Tribute to Crappy Scott McNeil Impressions
- Live-Action Script Reading - A Simon Furman script featuring guest voice actors and winners of the Aspiring Voice Actor Contest.