Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) officially launched the highly anticipated Batman Classic Television Series licensing program, inspired by the classic DC Comics 1960’s Batman television show at an exclusive event co-hosted with Junk Food Clothing at the famed comic store mecca Meltdown Comics in Hollywood. Leading the impressive roster of licensees supporting the program, Junk Food Clothing, celebrity-favored designer of fashionable t-shirts, unveiled its capsule collection which includes a range of men’s and women’s t-shirts featuring live-action imagery and inspired graphics from the show. The exclusive apparel collection is available at Meltdown Comics or junkfoodclothing.com
Summoned by the Bat-Signal onto the black carpet was the classic Batman, the Bright Knight himself, Adam West, one of the most celebrated Caped Crusaders and star of the classic television series, along with celebrity Batman fans including DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Jim Lee, musician Chris Daughtry, 90210’s Rumer Willis,Splash’s Katherine Webb, The Neighbors’ Tim Jo, The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun, Arrow’s Colin Donnell, The Bold and the Beautiful’s Antonio Sabato, Jr., The Twilight Saga’s BooBoo Stewart, The Office’s Melora Hardin, Baby Daddy’s Chelsea Kane, Haven’s Kate Kelton, graffiti artist David Choe, KROQ’s Ralph Garman, Glee’s Josh Sussman, Shrek’s (Broadway adaption) Stephen Kramer Glickman and celebrity DJ Caroline D’Amore kept the crowd going as she set the tone for the event.
The new licensing and merchandising program brings to life some of the most celebrated elements of the 1960’s Batman Classic Television Series, including the dynamic duo of Batman andRobin as well as an arsenal of archenemies such as The Penguin, The Joker and The Riddler, as well as Batman’s famous high-tech gadgetry and, of course, the Batmobile.