Fans of the "Batman (1966–1968)" series starring "Adam West" and "Burt Ward" are in for a treat. After years of anticipation (copyright issues mostly) this landmark television show will arrive in stores. On November 11, 2014 a Blu Ray limited edition set will be released. The complete series standard dvd, the complete first season, and a high definition version will be released on the same day. This has been a long time coming and it is a shame the release has been prolonged.
For those not familiar; the series surrounds Bruce Wayne aka Batman (West) and his ward Dick Grayson aka Robin (Ward). Bruce is a millionaire businessman residing in Gotham City. No one knows the gentleman's secret identity as Batman and Robin, other than their butler/silent partner Alfred (Alan Napier). The two must protect Gotham from crime and maintain their civilian life simultaneously. When called on by Commissioner Gordon (Neil Hamilton) and Chief O'Hara (Stafford Repp) the dynamic duo risk their lives to rid the city from evil and criminal enterprises.
The set has various special features:
-An exclusive Hot Wheels® Replica Batmobile
-Adam West Scrapbook – featuring never-before-seen photos from Adam’s own archives
-44 Vintage Trading Cards
- Ultraviolet Digital Copy of all 120 episodes
- Episode guide – includes synopsis of all episodes, photos from the series and a personal letter from Adam West to the fans
-Hanging with Batman – A true slice of life in the words of Adam West.
-Holy Memorabilia Batman! – A journey into the most sought-after collectibles through the eyes of three extraordinary collectors.
-Batmania Born! - Building the World of Batman – Explore the art and design behind the fiction.
-Bats of the Round Table – A candid conversation with Adam West and his celebrity friends, chatting all things Bat ’66.
-Inventing Batman in the words of Adam West (episode 1 &2) - A rare treat for the fans as Adam discusses his script notes on bringing Batman to life in the first and second episodes.
-Na Na Na Batman! — Hollywood favorite’s stars and producers recount their favorite Batman memories.
This set is a must have for fans of the series. The Blu Ray edition is set to go fast. Preorders can be made at amazon.com now. (http://www.amazon.com/Batman-Complete-Limited-Edition-Blu-ray/dp/B00LT1J...)