Thursday, February 26, 2015

Vintage Newspaper Clipping:
Santa Cruz Sentinel
"Batman Breaks Box-Office Records"
Tuesday, June 27, 1989

Given today's mega-blockbuster opening weekends, it is sometimes easy to forget just how impressive Batman's performance was back in the summer of '89. Batman generated huge numbers (even larger when adjusted for inflation) in a summer that was filled to the brim with giant films that included Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade, Ghostbusters 2, and Star Trek V. This article from the Santa Cruz Sentinel gives a great breakdown on just how succinctly Batman walloped the competition.

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Vintage Magazine Article:
"MAD Magazine"
Issue #314 October 1992

Here's something to get you through a dreary Monday... The "Buttman Returns" parody from MAD's October 1992 issue! Enjoy!

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Merchandise Spotlight:
Tony Mei Custom Conversion
Neal Adams Style Kit
For Sideshow Collectibles 12" Batman Figure

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For those looking to upgrade their Sideshow 12" DC Comics' Batman figure (which was previously spotlighted HERE), Tony Mei has made some AMAZING custom comic-inspired suits! Check out the video below to see it in action and hear my thoughts on it, then keep on scrolling for a pictorial review. And to contact Tony about a suit, e-mail him here:

Video Spotlight:

Pictorial Review:

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