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Batman '66 Preview: Joker and Catwoman Bring Double Trouble to Gotham

Batman and Robin are really going to need to load up their utility belts this time. A new story in DC Comics' popular Batman '66 digital series — based on the beloved Adam West TV series — spotlights two of the Dyanamic Duo's most iconic villains.

"For our latest story, artist Jonathan Case who kicked off the series, is returning for another big three-parter where The Joker and Catwoman bust out of confinement and turn Gotham City upside down," says series writer Jeff Parker. "We also see several other regular villains from the series in part one, where the Arkham Institute hosts a talent show featuring their criminal patients! Joker and Catwoman have a scheme to literally mess with everybody's minds."

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Season 5, Episode 12
One by one the most powerful members of the Justice League are abducted and it's up to Batman, Robin and Green Arrow to uncover the mystery. Part One of a two-part episode.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 2/16/2008

Season 5, Episode 11
When Shadow Thief teams up with Black Mask to steal an entire building, Hawkman arrives in Gotham to give Batman an assist.

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Season 5, Episode 10
Batman and Robin meet their criminal twins, Wrath and Scorn, a dynamic duo dedicated to helping villains. Matters get even more complicated when Batman and Wrath uncover each other's secret identity.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 12/15/2007

Season 5, Episode 8
In an unusual accident, Joker's personality is downloaded into a nanite entity, who is even more threatening than the original.

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Batman '66 Preview: Joker and Catwoman Bring Double Trouble to Gotham

Batman and Robin are really going to need to load up their utility belts this time. A new story in DC Comics' popular Batman '66 digital series — based on the beloved Adam West TV series — spotlights two of the Dyanamic Duo's most iconic villains.

"For our latest story, artist Jonathan Case who kicked off the series, is returning for another big three-parter where The Joker and Catwoman bust out of confinement and turn Gotham City upside down," says series writer Jeff Parker. "We also see several other regular villains from the series in part one, where the Arkham Institute hosts a talent show featuring their criminal patients! Joker and Catwoman have a scheme to literally mess with everybody's minds."

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Batman TV Show Is Coming to DVD

Holy DVD, Batman!

The original Batman TV series from the 1960s, starring Adam West as the Caped Crusader, is finally going to be available to own.

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Exclusive: Batgirl Makes Her Batman '66 Debut

When Batman's away, Catwoman will play — unless Batgirl has something to say about it. In this week's chapter of Batman '66, the digital comic based on the classic 1960s TV series Batman, Batgirl makes her debut, filling in for the Dynamic Duo, who are out of town on a case.

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Liberace Nostalgia Alert: Chandell Returns to Gotham City in Batman '66

One of the (many) great things about the 1960s Batman TV series was the colorful rogues gallery who took on the Dynamic Duo. In addition to legendary comic book villains like the Joker, the Riddler, Catwoman and Penguin, producers of the series created their own assortment of baddies, often portrayed by Hollywood icons. Among the more inspired casting choices: Tallulah Bankhead played Black Widow, Milton Berle was Louie the Lilac and Vincent Price camped it up as Egghead.

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Exclusive First Look: Check Out The Vampire Diaries' Comic- Con Bag

Warner Bros. is going super with their official Comic-Con gear this year. When fans arrive at the annual San Diego convention, they will be distributed one of several different official Comic-Con bags — each with its own detachable cape! read more

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Premiered: January 12, 1966, on ABC
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Premise: POW! The Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder fight crime in Gotham City in this campy version of Bob Kane's comic strip that first appeared in 1939. The series aired twice a week and quickly achieved gangbuster ratings, but---holy novelty!---the ratings nosedived and even the addition of Batgirl late in the show's run couldn't save the Dynamic Duo.

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