Just in time for the holidays we’ve added some fantastic new items to the online store! New autographed photos, a Mayor Adam West action figure, signed copies of the first volume of Adam’s new comic book and several extremely limited edition color and black and white photos signed by both Adam West and Burt Ward. Place your order today while supplies last! Visit the store by clicking here.
I hope some of you out there were able to make it to San Diego Comic Con this year. Thanks to all who turned out to the Adam West, Batman and Family Guy appearances! It gets bigger every year and this time was really special what with the 45th anniversary of the classic Batman series, and the reunion of Adam, Burt Ward and Yvonne Craig. If you missed it, check out some of the great press from the convention, including interviews! USA Today – My Favorite Panel: Batman Wired Cafe Interview with Adam West Entertainment Weekly Interview Los Angeles Times article TheWrap.com article Yahoo! article
It’s that time of year again for the mother of all comic cons. We are pleased to announce that Adam will be making a couple of exciting appearances at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con so if you are in the area, check it out! Friday, July 22nd: Adam, along with Burt Ward and Julie Newmar as special guests of HUB network. The fun starts at 6pm when all three will appear on a panel (sponsored by HUB) to discuss the classic Batman TV series. *HUB currently airs episodes of the Batman series. More information on that here! Saturday, July 23rd: Adam will be appearing at the Fox booth from 9:30-10:30am as the spokesman for the new Family Guy Online game.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame committee announced today that Adam West was selected as one of 2012’s Walk of Fame Honorees! Thanks to all the family, friends and fans who supported his nomination! No dates have been scheduled yet, but we will keep you posted. Click here for the official press release. Examiner coverage here.
A very talented Pug performs a hilarious canine rendition of the classic Batman TV series theme song.
This is truly a wonderful and rare find! It’s an interview from when the cast of the 1966 Batman film was in Austin for the film’s premiere. The local CBS affiliate’s noontime host, Jean Boone, talks with Catwoman (Lee Merriwether), Joker (Cesar Romero) and Batman (Adam West). It’s a really special piece of history and trip down memory lane. Watch the interview here. Thanks to Martin Zamorano for the find.
Adam West is in Austin, Texas today attending a truly unique and special event: Austin’s Night of the Bat. As home of the largest urban population of bats, Austin is throwing a one-day Bat-Extravaganza. Mr. West is attending as the guest of honor and introduce a special screening of the original classic 1966 film Batman. The theater? None other than the Paramount, where the film premiered over 40 years ago. The day continues with a host of special events, a welcome to Mr. West from the mayor, a concert, all culminating with a gathering to view the amazing 1.5 million bats emerge from under Congress bridge for their famous nightly flight.
Adam made a surprise appearance on the Jay Leno’s Tonight Show Wednesday night. Nic Cage was being interviewed about his role in the upcoming film Kick Ass. He was describing how he grew up on the Batman TV series and emulated Adam’s performance for the role. At which point, Jay brought Adam out to face off with Nic in a Batman triva game. Watch below:
Adam became star #329 on the Palm Springs Walk Of Stars last weekend at a ceremony held in downtown Palm Springs. The sidewalk was overflowing with fans, onlookers, press and a very proud family as PSWOS board members and local and state government officials gave speeches honoring Adam’s career. Adam gave a speech and then the event culminated with the unveiling of his sparkling new star outside the Starbuck’s on the corner of Tahquitz Canyon Way and Palm Canyon Drive. Here is some of the press from the event: KESQ KPSP
A great AnaheimOC.org interview with Adam West in anticipation of a classic Batman TV series cast reunion at the inaugural Anaheim Comic Con. Adam talks about the upcoming appearance as well as offers some priceless stories and memories from the show. Have a listen: AdamWest-AnaheimOCPodcast If you live in the southern California area, come out and see Adam at the inaugural Anaheim Comic Con April 16-18, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Full details available here.