Optimus Prime

The Religious Affiliation of
Optimus Prime

Religion: Transformers religion CBR Scale: S

Name: Optimus Prime

Other Names: Convoy; Orion Pax

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Cartoon Network Dreamwave Productions DreamWorks Hasbro IDW Publishing Marvel Paramount Pictures Takara

First Appearance: (comics) The Transformers #1 (Sep. 1984)

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 433

   Comic Book Appearances: 297

   TV, Film Appearances: 130

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 6

Teams/Affiliations: Autobots

Race: Transformer

Gender: male

Despite jokes from an episode of the TV series Family Guy and a few other places, Optimus Prime is NOT Jewish. He HAS been shown (in the feature film as well as in comics) to be a fairly religious and orthodox adherent of the Transformers' traditional religion.

"Convoy" and "Orion Pax" are Optimus Prime's names in Japanese.

This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Marvel Double-Shot #3 (Mar. 2003): "The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit" (toy)
Marvel Knights 4 #11 (Dec. 2004): "The Stuff of Nightmares: Part 2" (construct)

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