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Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2023 3:30 p.m. PST


The parade of Batmobiles continues in Gotham City.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek
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Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2023 8:07 p.m. PST

The first car is indeed from the excellent Batman: The Animated Series, which is my favorite serious rendition of Batman for any screen, big or small. It also has Mark Hamill's virtuoso voice performance as The Joker (far superior to Nicholson), and is the series which introduce Harley Quinn to the DC Universe.
"Hiya, Puddin'!"
If you haven't seen it, you owe yourself to find it; it's just great Batman.

(Trivia: The series actually has no title! The entire opening credits never name the series— they just show the Batmobile and eventually Batman, in a mini-story with a film-noir feel, with no name or credit at all (Only two written words appear: "Police" (on a blimp) and "BANK" (on, presumably, a bank). Individual episodes have titles, but the show does not! EDIT: A subsequent season was given a new credit opening with the title The Adventures of Batman and Robin— which sequence was really bad. This new credit ran for a while when they featured both characters, but they reverted back to the classic film-noir title sequence from the first season when the show shifted back to focusing on Batman.)

The second Batmobile is the one from the 1989 Batman, starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson. It's a great car and a good flick. Somewhere I have a die cast car from 1989. I did pick up a recent larger scale Hot Wheels "armored" version (which is nothing but the armadillo-like armored exterior from the film, with a sliding cockpit cover that opens to reveal… nothing but a box-shaped hump of metal. :P ?!? What's the point of that?)

I'm enjoying seeing your collection. I'm looking for the standard-sized Hot Wheels B:TAS and Batman ‘89 cars in basic gloss black, but can't find them. I'm not a fan of the alternate colors.

Stryderg17 Nov 2023 8:41 p.m. PST

That's a lot of Batmobiles! How can he afford all of those, oh, wait, nevermind.

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2023 12:02 a.m. PST

Thank you Parzival for the information. There are so many iterations of Batman it is hard to keep up with them all!

My favorite scheme is the gloss black with red accents, but even the TV series had the original car in flat black because when they started filming the car was not finished!

I use the alternate colors for alternate purposes, like my WWII US Army themed version for Batman the Military Police car. In one of the animnated episodes Batman, SGT Rock and GI Robot land on Normandy beach.

Stryderg Millionaire Bruce Wayne can afford the full size ones, retired people in Kentucky get the Hot Wheels.

Thanks for reading.


Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2023 10:32 a.m. PST

There are Hot Wheels cars, including Batmobiles, in the $1.79 USD bin at my local Lucky supermarket -- probably worth a look.

I'll bet there is a Batmobile event in a suburb of Gotham City every year, with a parking lot full of home-built Batmobiles, a Batmobile parade, a Batmobile drag race (Gotham isn't in Florida), Bat-rides for the kids, Bat-cotton candy (made of actual cotton batting), etc.

Holy Street Party, Batman, let's go!

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2023 6:29 p.m. PST

Anywhere there are Hot Wheels there will be Batmobiles.


Fiberglass Freaks makes real Batmobiles if you have half a million dollars and several years to wait for it.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek
Bunker Talk blog

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