I met Ira Friedman years ago when my friend Steve Rotterdam and I were working hard to build Bonfire Agency. Topps was just the type of company that was perfect for our emerging agency.
Ira had a vision and a plan for all his various projects, but I recognized him from the old Topps line of comics. I loved so many of their titles back then, Zorro, the Lone Ranger, Jurrasic Park, Mars Attacks, the Kirby titles… There were so many cool things going on.
Ira Friedman enjoyed a long and healthy career at Topps. Not many folks can boast that they “worked there for 30 years,” after all. Well, now Ira is getting ready for his new endeavors, and I think it looks like a lot of fun! Here’s the press release: