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Saturday January 1, 2011 11:19 pm
Batman: Gotham City For Sale!
Psst. Want some Gotham? It’s up for grabs. It’s not the actual city that’s on sale, although that might be a plot twist in Batman Incorporated.
My pal Jim Beard’s book, Gotham City 14 Miles: 14 Essays on Why the 1960s Batman TV Series Matters, is on sale now.
It features essays about the classic Batman TV series that starred Adam West and Burt Ward. Contributors include Timothy Callahan, Peter Sanderson, Jim Beard, Joseph F. Berenato, Chuck Dixon, Becky Beard, Robert Greenberger, Michael D. Hamersky, Michael Johnson, Paul Kupperberg, Michael S. Miller, Will Murray, Jeff Rovin, Jennifer K. Stuller, Bill Walko, and Robert G. Weiner.
The essays “examine Batmania, camp, the role of women, the show's participation in '60s counter-culture, its many celebrated actors, its lasting cultural effects,” and a veritable utility belt of other subjects.
You can check out my earlier interview with editor Beard about his book. And better still, if you have some holiday cash burning a hole in your batsuit, you can get 15% off the cover price from now through January 15th. Just use the coupon batcode RESOLUTION304 when you get to the checkout.
Oh, and if you haven’t already figured out the title, Gotham City 14 Miles is what the road sign said as the Batmobile roared from the Batcave on the classic TV series.
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