He-Man World is reporting that artist Earl Norem passed away on June 19, 2015. Born on April 17, 1924, he was 91 years old.
Earl Norem is well known for painting comic covers for franchises and brands such as He-Man and Marvel Comics. His contribution to Transformers include the illustrations for four books published in the mid 1980s: Battle For Cybertron, The Great Car Rally, Car Show Blow Up, and The Story of Wheelie, the Wild Boy of Quintesson.
Our condolences go out to Mr. Norem and his family at this time.