Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic Tv Series Plus Collectible by Richard JacksonBatmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic Tv Series Plus Collectible by Richard Jackson

Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic Tv Series Plus Collectible

byRichard Jackson, Alan Cowsill, James Hill

Hardcover | October 30, 2018

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One of a kind custom cutaway book of every vehicle from the original TV series, packaged with a die-cast model of the iconic 1966 Batmobile!

Includes a 1/43 scale die-cast metal replica of the classic 1966 Batmobile in a diorama display of the Batcave - the Caped Crusader's subterranean crime lab!

Learn the secrets of all the vehicles from the classic Batman TV series! This 72 page guidebook features original cutaway artwork approved by Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. Lavish illustrations and photos highlight every vehicle from the TV series - the Batmobile, Bat-cycle, Bat-copter, Bat-boat, and more. Cutaway artwork reveals the hidden details and gadgets of the Batmobile such as the Mobile Crime Computer, Bat-Ram, Batphone, afterburner, Detect-A-Scope, rocket launchers and "bat turn" parachutes.

More features include detailed blueprints and schematics from the original design and fabrication which was overseen by master custom car fabricator George Barris. Includes dozens of photos and illustrations from DC Entertainment's vast archive of over 75 years of Batman comics, film and television adventures.
Richard Jackson is a specialist in the commercial/licenced adaptation of Movie, TV and Comic characters. He has worked at Eaglemoss Ltd since 2004, developing and editing magazine and continuity series, and overseeing the creation of die-cast vehicles and figurines. His magazine work includes the Classic Marvel Figurine Collection, th...
Title:Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic Tv Series Plus CollectibleFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:72 pages, 12.25 × 9.63 × 3.81 inShipping dimensions:12.25 × 9.63 × 3.81 inPublished:October 30, 2018Publisher:EaglemossLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1858755239

ISBN - 13:9781858755236


Read from the Book

TO THE BATMOBILE...! CLASSIC TVIn 1966, Batman burst on to the nation’s TV screens, and captured the free-wheeling mood of the times. Its dazzling sets and colorful costumes, celebrity guest stars and comedic, action-packed plots, appealed to viewers of all ages. Batmania had hit the mainstream!With tongue-in-cheek characterization and fantastical storylines it was an instant hit, and it remains a classic. But nothing in the show matched the flamboyance of the incredible vehicles. Based on their fabulous comic-book predecessors, they looked spectacular on screen. They were customized from real cars, boats and bikes, and were specially created for Batman, Robin and their adversaries by teams of expert engineers and designers.The cutaways featured in this guide were specially commissioned by editor and comics expert Richard Jackson in conjunction with DC Comics. The annotated artwork enables you to peel back the layers and see not only under the hood but also inside the gadgets of these extraordinary machines. All the key vehicles from the 1966 Batman movie, the 1966-67 live-action TV series and the first animated TV series from 1968 are revealed in extraordinary detail.With specifications and a special features listing, with words from Batmobile expert James Hill, this is the definitive guide to Live Action Batmobiles.

Editorial Reviews

From the CoverThis first of three volumes by Richard Jackson features the revolutionary machines from the BATMAN Classic TV Series in incredible cutaway detail. See under the hood, behind the controls and inside the gadgets of BATMAN’s fleet of crimefighting vehicles, plus the cars of his greatest foes. Peel back the layers to reveal each vehicle’s weapons systems and construction secrets. Featuring the Batcycle, Batcopter, Batboat, Jokermobile, Kitty Car, and much more, this lavishly-illustrated series comprises the most comprehensive visual collection of Batmobiles ever produced.