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by NJ_Batfan
Fri May 08, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Holy Batmania! question
Replies: 1
Views: 597

Re: Holy Batmania! question

Holy time warp! Has it really been 20 years since we all rushed out to get Holy Batmania?
Your question sent me to dig out my DVDs and check. I don't see any differences either, so it's probably an error.
by NJ_Batfan
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic Lounge
Topic: Slabbing In 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 822

Re: Slabbing In 2020

Actually, that's thicker than the paper used on comics circa 1976! :lol:
by NJ_Batfan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic Lounge
Topic: Disney/Marvel to buy DC
Replies: 14
Views: 1935

Re: Disney/Marvel to buy DC

I don't want to add fuel to the speculation fire, but here are some true anecdotes of the past: DC's comic sales were moribund in the late 70s and according to Dick Giordano, a Warner executive asked, "Do we have to publish Superman comics to license the character?' While she was being interviewed f...
by NJ_Batfan
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic Lounge
Topic: New Batman Cover statue Sideshow
Replies: 15
Views: 1811

Re: New Batman Cover statue Sideshow

Evidently, this is one in a series of Enesco figures. Others seem to be inspired by the 80s Garcia Lopez style guides.

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?S ... sco+batman
by NJ_Batfan
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic Lounge
Topic: New Batman Cover statue Sideshow
Replies: 15
Views: 1811

Re: New Batman Cover statue Sideshow

Either cover would have made a great statue. In fact, the color of Batman's costume contrasted to the dark red background on C-25 actually made a 3D effect if you stared at it long enough. For a 3D statue, they really missed the boat by avoiding the use of dark purple in the background. For many of ...
by NJ_Batfan
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: TO THE BATPOLES #127: It’s a “Challenge” Just to Sit Through “Legends”
Replies: 29
Views: 3329

Re: TO THE BATPOLES #127: It’s a “Challenge” Just to Sit Through “Legends”

Weren't these specials produced during Fred Silverman's tenure at NBC? It seems he tried reviving any property that he could get his hands on to get the network out of the ratings basement: Gilligan's Island, the Munsters, the Brady Bunch (Brides), even the Flintstones, so why not Batman? I watched ...
by NJ_Batfan
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Ralph Garman's Batman Collection on MeTV
Replies: 3
Views: 877

Re: Ralph Garman's Batman Collection on MeTV

Looking forward to seeing this. Me-TV is on a lot in my home. I've been following the series even if I have no particular interest in the collectibles being shown on a particular episode. There's always something to learn. I hope Ralph will check in here with any insights that he can offer.
by NJ_Batfan
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Bat Merchandise
Topic: Hamilton Collection Batman sculpture
Replies: 11
Views: 7302

Re: Hamilton Collection Batman sculpture

It looks like they've added a pair of Batmobiles, traditional and a cute Precious moments version. I like the backdrop for the traditional one, but, again, I would wait to see actual photos before ordering and being disappointed with the quality.

https://www.hamiltoncollection.com/search/batman.html
by NJ_Batfan
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic Lounge
Topic: The forgotten 1994 Batsuit from DC's "Troika"
Replies: 18
Views: 2901

Re: The forgotten 1994 Batsuit from DC's "Troika"

I lost all interest in mainstream (read "in continuity") Batman comics by this time. Stylized artwork has its place, but how could Batman even hold his head up with the ears on that cowl? For my money, the best Batman comics of the 90s were the adaptations of the animated series. They were mostly "d...
by NJ_Batfan
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: The Green Hornet
Topic: Decades has a Green Hornet Marathon on November 24
Replies: 1
Views: 1482

Decades has a Green Hornet Marathon on November 24

Here's the schedule. Only 22 of the 26 episodes will be shown. Unfortunately, "The Preying Mantis" is not one of them. 8:00PM ETTHE GREEN HORNET - THE SILENT GUN "In this premiere episode, Dave Bannister is shot at a funeral with 20 witnesses present and not a shot was heard, not even from the Green...
by NJ_Batfan
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Decades has Batman Marathon on November 16 and 17
Replies: 0
Views: 2805

Decades has Batman Marathon on November 16 and 17

For those that still like to watch Batman being broadcast, the Decades Channel is running a marathon of the series starting with episode 3 on Saturday, November 16 at noon Eastern and continuing through Monday morning. Caveat emptor for those who prefer blu ray: these are the edited, time-compressed...
by NJ_Batfan
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Bat Merchandise
Topic: Batman Stuff You'd Hate To Part With...
Replies: 42
Views: 9693

Re: Batman Stuff You'd Never Part With...

I guess it is not surprising that the most important items in my collection are from my childhood when that sense of wonder was still in full force. So... 1. The comics: All of the 100 Page Super Spectacular issues of Batman circa 1974-75. They featured a new 20 page story by O'Neil, Novick, and Gio...
by NJ_Batfan
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: The Green Hornet
Topic: Van Williams had a backdoor pilot for a Western show
Replies: 17
Views: 5149

Re: Van Williams had a backdoor pilot for a Western show

Just a heads up that the episode will air on ME-TV today, Saturday, October 5, at noon Eastern.
by NJ_Batfan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Off Topic Lounge
Topic: Looks Like Shazam! is Coming to Blu-Ray!
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Looks Like Shazam! is Coming to Blu-Ray!

Interesting. I wonder if this s just a transfer from the source used for the DVDs. Moreover, the DVD had once-lost "lesson" tags as a special feature, but not added back to their original episodes, so I would be curious to know if they found clean versions of those cut segments. Here is a link to a...
by NJ_Batfan
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Bat Merchandise
Topic: FTC Expands 66 Line With Boxes and...Vehicles?
Replies: 12
Views: 3192

FTC Expands 66 Line With Boxes and...Vehicles?

Figures Toy Company is now offering the 66 line in boxes for 19.99, lower than when they were packaged in the clamshells, which suggests to me that they are sitting on Batman 66 figures. What is more intriguing is the display box that they are offering for the individual character boxes. On the back...