There should be no surprises that Hot Toys will be turning their uncannily details eyes towards Batman v Superman ahead of its release next year. But the company have started lifting the lid on their plans for the movie, and said plans include a rather massive, and rather swanky, Batmobile toy to stuff the Dark Knight…
The most iconic custom car builder of the most iconic custom cars to grace a TV screen, George Barris, is reportedly dead.
Tearing through your town in a full-size replica of the tank-like Batmobile that Batman drives in the Arkham Knight game is sure to get you pulled over in no time. But a smaller go-kart version of that same Batmobile? Your local police might just ask to take it for a spin.
What’s your favorite Batmobile? They all have their own charm, don’t they? The Tumbler was brute force bicep flexing whilst kissing bad ass. The 60’s Batmobile was fanciful and fun and totally goofy but cool in all the right ways. But my favorite is probably the Batmobile from the Tim Burton movies. It’s slick and…
Batman’s vehicle of choice has had a lot of different looks over the 75 years it’s been around—but an ongoing legal case over unlicensed replicas based on the 1966 and 1989 versions of the Batmobile called into question whether DC had the right to copyright the car. Turns out, despite the myriad redesigns, they do.
Batman’s chosen mode of transport has evolved a lot over the years. From swanky car to Tumbler, and even armored tanks. But with a new, heavily armored Batman in town in DC’s Batman comics, there needs to be a new Batmobile to match—and it looks completely, hilariously over the top. Bat-Truck, indeed.
The 2015 Licensing Expo just got under way in Las Vegas today, giving us our first good look at the redesigned Batmobile that Ben Affleck will be driving in the upcoming 2016 blockbuster, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
You might look at this and baulk, thinking 'that's not the 1966 Batmobile though!', but this is the very first officially licensed Batmobile, having preceded Adam West's TV ride by 3 years - and it just sold for a pretty penny at auction.
Most people think that that real-life Batmobiles started with the famous George Barris-customized Lincoln Futura that starred in the camp-tacular 1960s Batman TV series. But there was one officially-licensed Batmobile that had Barris beat by years, and now it's for sale.
Following the photos that leaked this morning, Zack Snyder has dropped an official shot of the new Batman v. Superman Batmobile. If anything, this looks even more souped up than the other photos.
I’ve almost no doubt that I’m going to enjoy Batman Arkham Knight. It looks beautiful, the combat and mechanics still feel great, and it continues to nail the ‘being Batman’ thing perfectly. Having played it though I’d have liked to have spent less time in the Batmobile.
More than any other superhero, Batman is known for his car. In fact, he's one of the few major superheroes to even have a car worth a damn, anyway. I think I once saw Superman parking a Geo Prizm. That's why the Batmobile is so important, and why there've been so many of the things.
Zack Snyder tweeted this picture of Batman's sweet new ride in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel, and, for a vehicle 85% covered by a sheet, it looks pretty sharp. Back wheels reminiscent of the Tumbler, but arching slope of the chassis hints at a more traditional Batmobile design. I approve!
In case you haven't heard, Ben Affleck will be the next Batman, and he's picking himself a fight with Superman in his next movie outing. Of course, Batman has to have a Batmobile, and the word is that General Motors is on the case.
While many of the chase scenes in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight may have looked larger than life, some were actually quite a bit smaller. Take a look at the model mobiles that sped and smashed through the streets of Gotham.
California resident Mark Towle runs car customizing shop Gotham Garage, which makes replicas of cars from TVs and movies. Naturally, Batmobiles were on the menu, at least until Warner Bros. smacked Towle with a lawsuit for violating its intellectual property. Now a U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Lew judge has ruled…
Yesterday, the original Batmobile from the 1966 Batman television series went up for public sale for the first time ever at the Barrett-Jackson house in Scottsdale, Ariz. So how much did the George Barris-built car go for? And how much excitement was there buzzing about that auction house?
Before the 1966 Batman TV series first aired, auto customizer George Barris purchased a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car from the Ford Motor Company for $1, a car he would transform into the iconic Batmobile. Since then, the car has never been sold, remaining an unobtainable piece of pop culture memorabilia. This…