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The last time the Topps trading card company released a new set of Mars Attacks story cards, John F. Kennedy was in the White House. To celebrate the 50th (technically the 51st) anniversary of the originals -- which were reprinted in the '80s and became a Tim Burton-directed movie in 1996 -- the company is unveiling another batch.
The new ca
Martians have been tangibly attacking everyone from Popeye to KISS to Judge Dredd of late in IDW comics of late, but this Wednesday New York's favorite paranormal exterminators must deal with a far more ethereal threat in the Mars Attacks The Real Ghostbusters one-shot by Erik Burnham and Jose Holder. Depending on your allegiances (you'd better not be pro-Martian, traitors!), it's usually nice to watch Earth's engorg
Next year, Mars will Attack... everyone. Well, okay; maybe not everyone, but come January, the infamous bubblegum card Martian invaders will take on a wider variety of victims than they're used to, as they go after multiple different franchises throughout IDW's publishing line and face off against robots, zombies, spook hunters and rockstars alike.Following on from two years of Infestation crossovers that
Toys: A new The Avengers movie action figure display at the Toys"R"Us store in Times Square sees the team squaring off against Loki's mystery army.
Corporate: NMA and its crazy videos aren't going anywhere, apparently. Thank goodness!
TV: To celebrate Earth Day, Boomera
Awesome: Before he was DC Comics Co-Publisher, Jim Lee was just a regular, run-of-the-mill best-selling artist and Wildstorm founder who happened to ride a camel during a late 1990s New Years Eve party.
Anime: Funimation will simulcast the new Lupin III series, Lupin III - Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna a.k.a. Lu
It may sound like the kind of announcement that makes you suspicious about some people getting an early jump on the April Fools stories, but IDW Publishing announced yesterday that it's teaming up with the Topps Company to co-produce a Broadway musical based on the 1960s trading card series Mars Attacks, written and produced by Chew writer John Layman.According to Greg Goldstein, IDW Publishing President, co-producing
Upcoming: King City creator Brandon Graham's The Speaker will debut in Dark Horse Presents #7 this December.
Actors: According to the Guinness Book of World Records Ultimate Nick Fury, I mean Mace Windu, I mean Samuel L. Jackson is the highest-grossing actor of all time. He's made Batman mon