Batman, dare we say it may be the most iconic superhero of all time. And as his 75th anniversary approaches, Geek has produced the perfect list of trinkets, collectibles and everything else in the Batcave to help you celebrate the milestone birthday of a super pop cultural icon.
Now the gamut here runs from gadgets to toys and essential Bat-reads – because we’ve got mad love for Sir Wayne here, so there’s a bit of everything to tickle your fancy to celebrate Batman’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27 as ‘The World’s Greatest Detective.‘
Modeled after the car of your dreams from the 1966 show, this miniature model even includes a batphone in its interior, just in you case you need to give good ol’ Alfred a ring on the way home.
Some of us have dreamt of channeling our inner Knight of Blüdhaven (mostly me), but a full scale model of the former Robin’s escrima sticks are truly for the collector at heart.
Bruce Timm’s animation was one of the many things that stuck with Batman fans after the animated series, and while these aren’t limited edition collectibles, they’re just a hell of a lot of fun to play with. The 6 inch figure lineup includes Catwoman, The Joker, Man-Bat and a countless slew of others. Also, there’s 17-26 points of articulation on these guys. Hello Childhood.
E3 kicked up a lot of excitement for the third installment in the Arkham franchise. We’d be lying to you if we said we’re not dying to get our hands on it and try the new Batmobile feature. Be sure to pick this one up this fall.
TeeFury has a beautiful knack for finding the right amount of geek and artistry and combining it onto one epic tee. Case in point, the Harley’s Puddin Pops featuring Batman, Robin, Catwoman and Joker chilled pops. Sounds dangerously delicious.
Leave it to Funko Pop to make the most criminally insane in Batman’s rogues gallery, the cutest. Perhaps you’ll want to separate him from the rest of your collection. We hear he doesn’t play well with others.
From Eisner winning creative team Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale comes one of the most modern iconic arcs in the Batman canon. The Long Halloween sees Batman in the height of his detective prime embarking on a search find a mysterious killer who only attacks his victims on Holidays – with the aid of Jim Gordon and Harvey Dent (who slowly evolves into Two-Face). Batman races against the clock to prevent the next murder.
Dark Victory follows the events of The Long Halloween as we see the rise of Gotham villains such as Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze and The Joker. Batman encounters the Holiday Killer again, only to find that there are multiple assailants in the killings. Solving the case again, while defending Gotham against a rise of multiple villains make this one of the Dark Knight’s most beloved stories.
Though this figure isn’t available on Kotobukiya’s online store yet for pre-sale, ikt’s already causing ripples highlighting the distinctive first appearance artwork by Bob Kane. Supplies are already announced to be incredibly limited, so monitor this Dark Knight before he vanishes.
We’re gonna assume that you were one of the cool kids and played the Lego Batman series on your at home gaming console. Lego has that magic ability to transform just about any franchise into pure childlike fun, why wouldn’t you want to game on the go with Bat & co.?
The best thing about Batman is all of the wonderful Gothamite personalities he encounters, like my personal fav Selina Kyle. But don’t be fooled by this tee, Selina is not to be let anywhere near your prized possessions, ask Master Wayne.
This New York Times Best Seller features art by the one and only Jim Lee and a thrilling story arc following a master plain involving Joker, Riddler and Ra’s al Ghul as pawns for a grander scheme.
The perfect piece of memorabilia to cozy up to when you’re missing the best dynamic duo in Gotham. Who are we kidding, the only dynamic duo in Gotham.
Batman, Frank Miller? Do we seriously need to say more? This omnibus belongs in every Batman fan’s collection.
Leave it to Hot Toys to capture the epic realism of Christopher Nolan’s Batman franchise. I’m not saying that we’ve always dreamt of having our own Batcave, but if we did, we’d snag this no questions asked.
We’ve always had a love for the Bishoujo statues, so seeing Gotham’s resident femme fatale in the Bishoujo style is a welcomed sight. Perfect for all of those who had a crush on Barbara Gordon growing up, or currently… we’re not judging.
Ladies can show some love for Batman’s most nefarious villain with this bathing suit (the graphic also comes in shirt forms as well) compliments of geek chic online retailer, Black Milk.