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Funko Swings In With "Batman '66" Vinyl Idolz Series

Funko Swings In With "Batman '66" Vinyl Idolz Series

Adam West's Batman, Burt Wad's Robin, Yvonne Craig's Batgirl and Cesar Romero's Joker get the Vinyl Idolz treatment from Funko.

Adam West Remembers Yvonne Craig

Adam West Remembers Yvonne Craig

The iconic Batman shares his thoughts on the passing of the actress who defined Batgirl for a generation of television watchers.

"Robot Chicken" Announces Third DC Comics Special, "Friendship Is Magic"

"Robot Chicken" Announces Third DC Comics Special, "Friendship Is Magic"

The special will reunite "Batman '66" stars Adam West and Burt Ward and also feature Seth Green, Nathan Fillion, "Weird Al" Yankovic and more.

It's West v Reeve in "Batman v Superman" Retro Makeover Trailer

It's West v Reeve in "Batman v Superman" Retro Makeover Trailer

Want to make the "Batman v Superman" trailer a little less bleak? Just sub in Adam West and Christopher Reeve!

West, Ward To Reprise Batman & Robin Roles In 50th Anniversary Film

West, Ward To Reprise Batman & Robin Roles In 50th Anniversary Film

The dynamic duo from the "Batman '66" series will lend their voices to a new animated feature.

Stan Lee, Matt Groening & Adam West Get "Simpsons" Figures

Stan Lee, Matt Groening & Adam West Get "Simpsons" Figures

Stan Lee, "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening and "Batman" star Adam West are among NECA’s "25 of the Greatest Guest Stars" figures.

CBR TV: Baker & Parsons Evolve & Expand the DC Universe in "LEGO Batman 3"

CBR TV: Baker & Parsons Evolve & Expand the DC Universe in "LEGO Batman 3"

Game director Arthur Parsons and the voice of Batman, Troy Baker, spoke with CBR TV about why the scope of "LEGO Batman 3" goes far "Beyond Gotham."

Remembering Every Superstar Guest Villain of Adam West's "Batman"

Remembering Every Superstar Guest Villain of Adam West's "Batman"

While the fame of some of "Batman's" guest stars faded in time, every last one was a Hollywood A-lister when they visited Gotham City

WB to Replace Defective Discs For "Batman: The Complete Television Series"

WB to Replace Defective Discs For "Batman: The Complete Television Series"

"Batman: The Complete Television Series" disc problems have been fixed by Warner Bros., which will offer replacements with even more features.

Parker Socks "Batman '66" With More Villains, and More Batgirl

Parker Socks "Batman '66" With More Villains, and More Batgirl

As the Adam West-inspired digital series moves forward, Jeff Parker has plans for more foes unseen on TV and solo Batgirl stories.

EXCLUSIVE: Adam West on the Positive, Lasting Influence of "Batman"

EXCLUSIVE: Adam West on the Positive, Lasting Influence of "Batman"

The former Caped Crusader discusses how important it was for the classic show to get the characters right, and its positive influence on generations of fans.

The Ongoing Relevance of Adam West's "Batman"

The Ongoing Relevance of Adam West's "Batman"

Once reviled for its campiness, the 1960s TV series is a testament to the character's limitless versatility and the importance of comics in pop culture.

Announcing the CBR Speakeasy Bar, Featuring an Incredible Adam West Portrait

Announcing the CBR Speakeasy Bar, Featuring an Incredible Adam West Portrait

As we look to expand our video offerings in 2015, CBR is also building a new set -- a fully functioning bar highlighted by Terry Wolfinger's artwork.

Jonah's Talk Radio Show Airs Today on KFI!

Jonah's Talk Radio Show Airs Today on KFI!

CBR Executive Producer Jonah Weiland's pop/comics culture show airs today with guests Adam West, Troy Baker, G. Willow Wilson & Charles Halford.

CBR TV: Adam West on "Batman's" Resurgent Popularity, His Unique Voice

CBR TV: Adam West on "Batman's" Resurgent Popularity, His Unique Voice

The legendary Adam West discusses playing Batman in the 1960s, why the TV series is back in vogue and acting with nothing more than his voice.

NYCC: Adam West Presents "Batman: The Complete Television Series"

NYCC: Adam West Presents "Batman: The Complete Television Series"

Adam West looked back on his career-defining role, sharing the advice he offered fellow Batmen Ben Affleck and George Clooney.

Original Boy Wonder Burt Ward Reminisces About "Batman" & Robin

Original Boy Wonder Burt Ward Reminisces About "Batman" & Robin

Actor Burt Ward discusses his strange Robin audition for the 1960s "Batman" TV series with Adam West and injuries sustained on set.

SDCC: Back To Camp With The Cast Of "Batman '66"

SDCC: Back To Camp With The Cast Of "Batman '66"

Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar turn up the innuendo and share anecdotes while celebrating the release of "Batman '66" on Blu-ray.

SDCC: Adam West On "LEGO Batman 3" and the Dark Knight's Legacy

SDCC: Adam West On "LEGO Batman 3" and the Dark Knight's Legacy

Adam West spoke with reporters at Comic-Con about his role in "LEGO Batman 3" as well as the lasting legacy of the Dark Knight and "Batman '66."

SDCC: Adam West Knows What Fans Want on "Batman '66: The Complete TV Series" Blu-ray

SDCC: Adam West Knows What Fans Want on "Batman '66: The Complete TV Series" Blu-ray

TV's original Batman, Adam West, tells fans what extras they can expect on the long-awaited boxset. (Shark Repellant not included.)

SDCC: "Batman: The Complete Television Series" Details Revealed

SDCC: "Batman: The Complete Television Series" Details Revealed

At Comic-Con International, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced an official release date and price for the classic series on Blu-ray and DVD.

CBR TV @ CCI 2013: Leonard Maltin on Movies, Misfires & "The Avengers'" Success

CBR TV @ CCI 2013: Leonard Maltin on Movies, Misfires & "The Avengers'" Success

From the CBR TV vault, film critic Leonard Maltin discusses why "The Avengers" succeeded, why certain flops aren't actually flops and the global box office.

Complete '60s "Batman" TV Series to Get Long-Awaited Home Release

Complete '60s "Batman" TV Series to Get Long-Awaited Home Release

As first announced by Conan O'Brien via Twitter, the live-action '60s "Batman" series will finally get a home release, at some point this year.

Whedon, West, Kilmer and More react to Ben Affleck as Batman

Whedon, West, Kilmer and More react to Ben Affleck as Batman

As the news of Ben Affleck as the new Batman in Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" sequel continues to spread, more details come to light as celebrities continue to sound off on the casting decision.

C2E2: Ward and Newmar Bring "Batman" To Chicago

C2E2: Ward and Newmar Bring "Batman" To Chicago

A Q&A session with "Batman" stars Burt Ward and Julie Newmar brought good humor, a touch of the risqué and a few interesting revelations about the fan-favorite '60s television show.

Bill Mumy Channels His Fictional Lives Into "Curse of the Mumy"

Bill Mumy Channels His Fictional Lives Into "Curse of the Mumy"

Actor, musician and comic writer Bill Mumy's latest project taps into all of his past lives as he returns to sequential art storytelling for the psuedo-biographical "Curse of the Mumy."

TOYING AROUND: Batusi Batman & "Iron Man 3" Die Cast Figures

TOYING AROUND: Batusi Batman & "Iron Man 3" Die Cast Figures

A Cesar Romero Joker action figure, exclusive Star Wars Weekend merchandise, realistic Daft Punk figurines and a pair of Mark Buckingham designed "Fables" bookends highlighted this week's toy news.

Parker Set to Batusi on Digital-First "Batman '66"

Parker Set to Batusi on Digital-First "Batman '66"

Jeff Parker discussed his new DC Comics digital-first series "Batman '66" with CBR, promising both the Julie Newmar and Eartha Kitt versions of Catwoman will appear in the series with Killer Croc, Joker and more.

TOYING AROUND: Sideshow's Superman & Chewbacca, Hot Toys' Iron Patriot

TOYING AROUND: Sideshow's Superman & Chewbacca, Hot Toys' Iron Patriot

This week, high-end collectibles reigned supreme while action figure announcements included the likes of Jurassic Park, a Burt Ward Robin, "Mirror, Mirror" Star Trek MiniMates and vinyl Doctor Who blind boxes!

DC Announces Digital-First Batman Comic Based On Classic TV Show

DC Announces Digital-First Batman Comic Based On Classic TV Show

DC Comics will expand its digital-first comics line this summer with the debut of "Batman ’66," a series based on the classic television series by Jeff Parker and Jonathan Case with Mike Allred covers.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Adam West Save Batman's Comics Career?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Adam West Save Batman's Comics Career?

This week's Comic Book Legends Revealed explores several Batman cancellation rumors, including whether or not the popularity of Adam West's "Batman" television series really saved the Caped Crusader's comic!

New York Toy Fair 2013: Adam West "Batman," "Game of Thrones" & More

New York Toy Fair 2013: Adam West "Batman," "Game of Thrones" & More

While Adam West's "Batman" series made a huge impression from many companies, other shows like "Ultimate Spider-Man," "The Big Bang Theory" and "Game of Thrones" joined in on the Toy Fair fun.

Original 1966 Batmobile Sells For $4.62 Million At Auction

Original 1966 Batmobile Sells For $4.62 Million At Auction

Arizona businessman Rick Champagne shelled out $4.62 million for the customized 1955 Lincoln Futura, the second-highest amount ever paid for a vehicle at the famed Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions.

Will Adam West "Batman" Toys Pave Way for DVD Release?

Will Adam West "Batman" Toys Pave Way for DVD Release?

News of a Mattel toy line based on the 1960s Batman TV series suggests Warner Bros. & 20th Century Fox have finally come to an agreement about the rights to the show. Can DVD collections be far behind?

History of the Batman Portrayals - Part 1

History of the Batman Portrayals - Part 1

With "The Dark Knight Rises" ending Christopher Nolan's Batman film trilogy, Alan Kistler examines the actors who have portrayed Batman in film, television, and radio.

Are We Inching Closer to Getting 1960s "Batman" on DVD?

Are We Inching Closer to Getting 1960s "Batman" on DVD?

With a deal having been struck between Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. Consumer Products will now be able to produce products based on the iconic 60s "Batman" TV series. Can DVDs be far behind?

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Special Batman Shark Repellent Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Special Batman Shark Repellent Edition

In a special edition of Comic Book Legends Revealed, Brian Cronin settles once and for all the question of whether or not Batman's shark repellent was comic book canon or merely an Adam West gadget.

PRESS RELEASE: Mid-Ohio Announces Guests James Marsters, Rob Liefeld, and More

Adam West's Latest Ventures and "Mis-Adventures"

Adam West's Latest Ventures and "Mis-Adventures"

CBR News spoke with pop culture icon Adam West about his upcoming comic book series "The Mis-Adventures of Adam West," translating his persona into various forms of media, his turn as Batman and more.

When Words Collide - 10/12/2010

When Words Collide - 10/12/2010

This week, Tim reports on his adventures at this year's New York Comic Con, featuring tales of tragedy and thrills aplenty. Mainly thrills surrounded by mild annoyance. And the genius of Grant Morrison, on film.

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