(San Diego, April 1) – APRIL FOOLS! There will in fact be no Mars Attacks on Broadway– at least not yet anyway! We’re glad so many people enjoyed our little bit of fun, especially those who were excited to see it hit the stage.While Mars Attacks will not be appearing as a musical just yet, we do hope you will all check out the many exciting things happening with Mars Attacks in 2012– and beyond!
-Topps & IDW
About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coasts Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, while Michael Bay‘sPlatinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.
Founded in 1938, The Topps Company is the preeminent creator and brand marketer of sports cards, entertainment products and distinctive confectionery. Topps’ leading sports and entertainment products include Major League Baseball, National Football League, UFC, WWE, Star Wars, Garbage Pail Kids and Mars Attacks. The Topps Company’s top confectionery brands include “Ring Pop,” “Push Pop,” “Baby Bottle Pop,” “Bazooka” bubble gum, “Sharkies” and “Juicy Drop Pop” products. For more information, visit www.topps.com.