Warner Bros. Consumer Products has launched a new licensing stream based on the 60s Batman TV show starring Adam West, the company announced at a special event at Meltdown Comics in Hollywood last Friday.  Twentieth Century Fox Television had not previously licensed rights to the show.

New Batman Classic Television Series products will include Mattel six-inch figures (including The Joker, plus an assortment of Batman, Robin, The Riddler, The Penguin, Surfing Batman and Batmobile; Mattel Batman Ken and Catwoman Barbie; Batgirl, Riddler, and Catwoman adult costumes from Rubie’s; Mezco’s Batman and Robin in the Batmobile, and Joker and Riddler Mez-itz mini-figures; plus gift tags, stationery, and calendars. 

A new Batman ’66 digital-first comic written by Jeff Parker with cover by Michael Allred and interior art by Jonathan Case will launch this summer, with print editions to follow.