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That year, Tim Burton saluted the campy sci-fi epics of decades past with his big-budget B-movie Mars Attacks! In , the Topps Company, Inc. Mars Attacks! In total, there were 55 cards, each adorned with a grim painting by comic book artist Norman Saunders, and many of these images were downright unsettling. One card showed a giant insect decapitating naked women in a shower room. Another featured a dog being vaporized right in front of its owner—a small child. Needless to say, Topps soon found itself in hot water over these. Within months, the set was discontinued. Despite all the controversy, these gruesome cards won an underground following, and, in , the original 55 were reissued.
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A fleet of Martian spacecraft surrounds the world's major cities and all of humanity waits to see if the extraterrestrial visitors have, as they claim, "come in peace. President James Dale receives assurance from science professor Donald Kessler that the Martians' mission is a friendly one. But when a peaceful exchange ends in the total annihilation of the U. Congress, military men call for a full-scale nuclear retaliation. Mars Attacks!
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