So that's over for another year. Gotta admit I'm one of those people who finds April Fools the most annoying internet day of the year, but there were a few good ones this time around -- notably IDW's Mars Attacks Broadway Musical written by John Layman. AndScott Dunbier got me for about 5 minutes with this tweet.What can I say? I'm an original art guy, and the thought of anenormous Winsor McCay art book temporarily overpowered reason.
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Across the rest of the comics net, it was a poor turnout this year, some sites still recovering from being tricked by IDW into running a story declaring that Mars Attacks was to be a Broadway musical written and produced by John Layman. Two days later, Bleeding Cool pointed out that it was a hoax. Today IDW made that official.Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:
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