LEGOs and Batman are going to be extremely popular for the next few years. Adam West's 1966 Batman TV series originally premiered today on January 12, marking today as the 50-year anniversary for the highly beloved show. With that being the case, Lego has officially released a new large-scale 2,500-piece Batcave set, that comes with the retro 1966 Batmobile, Batcopter, as well as the Batcycle, reports USA Today.
The Batmobile is definitely one of the most iconic vehicles in television and comics, and in entertainment in general, and it wouldn't be a complete LEGO Batman set without it. The Batmobile features a dual cockpit with iconic Batphone, 2 stud shooters, an opening trunk, dual exhaust, and sign stickers.
The Batcopter features an open cockpit, perfect for a LEGO figure, bat wings on either side with 2 flick missiles, spinning rotors, and a spinning propeller. To be able to recreate a fun action sequences, it's even possible to place a villain onto the back of the copter.
The Batcycle has a translucent headlight element, and Robin will be able to join him, with a special sidecar made just for the Boy Wonder. Weapons include TNT for the Joker and the Riddler, a whip for Catwoman, and the Penguin's classic umbrella. But Batman will also have his trusty gadgets to combat against his villains, like his 3 Batarangs, rope, and grappling hook, as well as handcuffs.Batman will be getting his own LEGO movie next year in February, so this 1966 Batman TV Series Batcave Set is arriving just in time. Warners Bros. has also moved their Lego spinoff movie, Ninjago, from Fall 2016 to September 22, 2017, and given The Lego Movie Sequel a release date for May 18, 2018.
"We are very excited about dating our upcoming Lego animated features, which already have a worldwide fan following, built on the foundation of the first film," Dan Fellman, president of domestic distribution at Warner Bros. said, as reported by Variety. "These three films already in the pipeline are just the beginning of a creative and diverse animation slate that will be delighting audiences for years to come."
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