ADAM WEST "BATMAN" WITH HIS BATMOBILE SIGNED 8X10 JSA AUTHENTICATED COA #P41830
William "Bill" West Anderson (born September 19, 1928 June 9, 2017), better known by his stage name Adam West, is an American actor. He is best known for the title role in the 1960s ABC series Batman and its theatrical feature film. He has done voice work on animated series such as The Fairly Odd Parents and Family Guy, in both of which he voices fictional versions of himself. Producer William Dozier cast West as Bruce Wayne and his alter ego, Batman, in the television series Batman, in part after seeing West perform as the James Bond-like spy Captain Q in a Nestle Quik television ad. West was in competition with Lyle Waggoner for the Batman role. The popular campy show ran on ABC from 1966 to 1968; a film version was released in 1966 In 1970, West was offered the role of James Bond by Cubby Broccoli for the film Diamonds Are Forever. West did not accept, later stating in his autobiography that he believed the role should always be played by a British actor. The potential casting as Bond became moot when Broccoli convinced Sean Connery to return to the role. Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same name. It starred Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin two crime-fighting heroes who defend Gotham City. It aired on the ABC network for three seasons from January 12, 1966, to March 14, 1968. The show was aired twice weekly for its first two seasons and weekly for the third, with a total of 120 episodes produced during its run. The program was known for its upbeat theme music and camp moral lessons, which included championing the importance of using seat belts, doing homework, eating vegetables and drinking milk among children (Cool bonus on some of these >> many of them were Stamped "Property Of Paramount Studios etc." On The Back. We will try to make note of this in the individual listings) Note: These photos are 30, 40, and 50 years or older. There could be a light surface scratch, dimple, small crease, finger prints, fading, yellowing, bend, tear, food stain, etc. There are ones that do not have any defects at all. We will do the best to note all blemishes.