Check out this Iwo Jima/Optimus Prime mashup art by Lee Espinosa, drawn for a Wired article on how the Transformers franchise is "keeping America safe" through its relationship with the Pentagon:

Why entwine a blockbuster with the military in the first place? "I think they see it as a recruitment thing," Bay said when he was promoting Transformers in 2007.

(Via Super Punch)