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.
We hope you had a chance to visit the Dolby Laboratories Facebook page in the last couple weeks, install their app and enter for a chance to have Adam do a dramatic reading of one of your status updates. As part of Dolby’s Status Update Theater campaign, Adam is helping Dolby “make everything more real, intense, and entertaining. Even your Facebook updates.” For the lucky among you who entered, Adam will be reading the winner’s updates live tomorrow 2/18/2011! And even if you didn’t, you can check it out by clicking here.
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 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.
Adam West will be honored with a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on April 10th at 11 a.m. A tribute to all his work over the years, Adam’s star will be the 329th to be placed on the famous walk through downtown Palm Springs. He will be joining the likes of Bob Hope, Ginger Rogers, Harpo Marx, Marilyn Monroe and many other wonderful entertainers. A great tribute indeed! Here is the link to the PSWOS organization’s website.
Adam West and Julie Newmar, Batman and Catwoman, appeared together recently in New York. What a wonderful reunion. Here are some photos, and the story on TMZ.
Adam West will be appearing at several Wizard World events throughout the country. Check them out because chances are he’ll be somewhere near you! Here is the line-up: New York, NY – October 16, 17 & 18 (with Julie Newmar) Anaheim, CA – April 16, 17 & 18 Philadelphia, PA – June 11, 12 & 13 Chicago, IL – August 12, 13, 14 & 15
We’re pleased to announce that Adam West will be appearing at the Monster-Mania Convention in Cherry Hill, NJ! Also appearing will be John Astin (Riddler during the second season) for a special Batman reunion. Check out the full line-up and get your tickets here! Don’t miss out on this fantastically frightening event! Monster-Mania Con 2009 August 21-23 Cherry Hill, NJ Crowne Plaza Hotel Friday: 5 – 10pm Saturday: 10am – 6pm Sunday: 10am – 5pm