Batman celebrates its 50th anniversary today. The iconic ABC series premiered on ABC on Wednesday, January 12th, 1966. Were you watching?
I’ve found a higher quality Batman promotional spot featuring Batgirl.
Another look at Signet’s various Batman tie-ins, with more cover scans.
An overview of the six Signet Batman paperbacks from 1966, only one of which was a true tie-in novel.
My latest article is about ABC introducing a fourth commercial minute during Batman episodes in January 1966, infuriating affiliates.
ABC caused quite a stir in January 1966 when it added a fourth commercial to its new sitcom Batman. Affiliates fought back but the network remained firm.