Friday, May 30, 2014

Vintage Magazine Article:
"Comics Scene Yearbook"
Volume 1 1992

The first installment of the Comics Scene Yearbook hit the stands back in 1992... so you can bet it would definitely include some info on Batman Returns (which was kind of a big deal that year).

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The issue features a double helping of Bat-goodness. First up is a brief interview with Batman co-creator Bob Kane (lest we forget Bill Finger's contributions)-

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Next up is a feature with director Tim Burton. Here, Burton discusses things like Batman's varied appearances in comics, what to expect out of the sequel's take on the character, Robin's future in the films, and whether or not he'd be up for a third outing in the Bat-franchise-

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

June 19, 1989 Batman World Premiere
Special Screening Invite Ticket

How cool would it have been to get one of these back in '89? Members of the press and other special guests received these special fold-out screening invites to the June 19, 1989 screening of the film. The front of the invite features the movie logo, which opens up to reveal the details of the screening. Actual tickets would come in the mail as long as you got your response in by June 9. Dress was casual, and your invite allowed for a guest to accompany you. Imagine how many friend-point you would have racked up with a ticket this hot...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Vintage Magazine Article:
"Slaughterhouse Magazine"
Issue #4

Producers Michael Uslan & Benjamin Melniker give their insight on the audience appeal for their Batman film in this '89 issue of Slaughterhouse Magazine. They seemed pretty sure that this new Batman film was going to be embraced by a very wide audience. Must have been nice to be so right...

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