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BILLION DOLLAR BATMAN features over 400 pages of terrific Bat-info and Bat-photos!

Bill Ramey of Batman-On-Film.com calls it "the most well-researched and thorough history of the cinematic Dark Knight I've ever read. I consider it a must for all Batman fans."

Publisher's Weekly says, "Scivally's work is essential reading for anyone interested in the cowled crime fighter's rise from comic book hero to international icon."

Think you know everything about Batman? Think again!

Local Chicago author and Batman expert Bruce Scivally has dug up all the dirt on the Dark Knight. For instance:

Did you know that Batman married Bette Davis?

Or that Batman's son produces James Bond films?

Or that the battle over whether to produce Batman Begins or Batman Vs. Superman resulted in the dismissal of high-level executives at Warner Bros?

Or that Christian Bale's stepmother is feminist icon Gloria Steinem?

Find the details behind these stories and more in Billion Dollar Batman, a new book that explores the history of Batman in serials, radio, television and movies, and how the character has evolved over the years through the different media.

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Since his creation in 1939, Batman has become one of the most popular characters in fiction. From his humble roots in dime comic books, he grew to become a serial hero, a frequent guest star on the Superman radio show, and then the star of his own explosively successful TV series, spawning a nationwide epidemic of Batmania. After Batman became a movie star, his thrilling exploits were no longer kid stuff—he was now a multinational conglomerate's biggest corporate asset. Billion Dollar Batman reveals the stories behind the story of one of the most lucrative and profitable media creations in history. Includes profiles of the people who guided Batman from Bright Knight to Dark Knight and revealing behind-the-scenes information about Batman serials, TV shows and films. Illustrated with photos of the actors who have brought Batman to life for seven decades.

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"BILLION DOLLAR BATMAN" 40 SECOND COMMERCIAL

Here's a brief look at Bruce Scivally selling "Billion Dollar Batman" at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo...

 

HERE'S BATMAN JOHN WHITT AT THE CHICAGO COMIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPO, APRIL 13-15, 2012!

 

A WONDERFUL REVIEW FROM PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY!

Click HERE to read Publisher's Weekly's review of BILLION DOLLAR BATMAN, in whch they call it "essential reading."

 

BRUCE SCIVALLY INTERVIEWS

Click below to see my interview with John Wroblewski of Johngysbeat.com from C2E2 in Chicago - April 15, 2012.

 

Click below to hear my interview with Dave White of KSAV.com's The Dave White Show, broadcast April 24, 2012.

 

Click below to hear my interview with John Rothman on KKSF NewsTalk 910 San Francisco, broadcast April 24, 2012.

 

Click below to see my interview with Athena Stamos of CraveOnline.com from WonderCon in Anaheim - March 16, 2012.

More from WonderCon: CLICK HERE to listen to Bruce's interview about BILLION DOLLAR BATMAN with Tim Powers of Fandom Planet!

BILLION DOLLAR BATMAN on Greg Vance and Ryan Downing's podcast "Stupid Wankers": CLICK HERE to listen to a one-hour conversation about Batman, Superman and James Bond (CAUTION: some strong language).

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BILL MUMY

... and these Batfans from the Motor City Comic Con - May 18-20, 2012!

Stephanie ("Superwoman") Perrin and Dave Gibb

Sandra Bogan with Kevin Brown ("Dot Com" from NBC's "30 Rock")

Heeeeeere's JACK!

(Nicholson impersonator Craig Janos)

 

C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) - April 13-15, 2012

Batman (John Whitt)

Bane

Dr. Horrible, Luke Nelson and Sandra Bogan

Gandalf

Ghostbuster

Harley Quinn & Storm

Jack Sparrow

The Joker and Neal Adams-style Batman (John Whitt)

Luke Nelson and Anthony (C3PO) Daniels

Reed Richards and Storm

The Riddler and Batman (John Whitt)

Robin and Batman (John Whitt)

Sandra Bogan and Batman (John Whitt)

Sean Astin and Sandra Bogan

Superman (Greg Carlson) and Batman (John Whitt)

...and these amazing people from WonderCon in Anaheim, California - March 16-18, 2012!

Batman (Ryan Coutee)

Batman Beyond (Terry McGinnis)

Big Bird

Catwoman (Joanne Metz)

The Joker & Harley Quinn (Trey Barkley and Desiree Preston)

Mary Marvel (Teri Samuels)

Robin (Scott Cortez)

Robin (Akusesu)

Admiral Nogura (David Cheng)

Supergirl (Bayli Anderson)

Two Face (George Koutsikides)

Wonder Woman (Jacqueline Grace Lopez)

Listen to J. Grace's music at www.JGraceMusic.Com

Riddler (Catherine M. Fisher)

Photo by Athena Stamos

Riddler (Lauren Berman)

Photo by Athena Stamos

Robin - Gina Greyson (Leona Summers)

Photo by Athena Stamos

Bucky & Captain America (Justine Andrade and David Proctor)

Catwoman

Photo by Athena Stamos

Arkham City Harley Quinn (Jennifer Alvarado) and Joker thug (Erlando Madrazo)

Photo by Athena Stamos

Robin (Dustin Ong)

Photo by Athena Stamos

Poison Ivy & friend

Photo by Athena Stamos

Batman & Batgirl

Photo by Athena Stamos

Batgirl (Dana) & Robin (Alyissa)

Photo by Athena Stamos

The Riddler (Jessika Rodrigues)

Photo by Athena Stamos

Robin

Photo by Athena Stamos

Catwoman and Batman

Photo by Athena Stamos

The Joker and Scarecrow

Photo by Athena Stamos

The Riddler (Kelly Yarborough) & Robin (Erin Yarborough)

Photo by Athena Stamos

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Did you know....

...that the original color of Batman's outfit was red?

...that one of the actors who played Batman on radio was also radio's Jungle Jim and Buck Rogers?

...that another radio Batman married Bette Davis?

...that one of the actors who played Robin began his career as a member of a 36-piece all-baby orchestra?

...that serial Batman Robert Lowery was a descendant of Abraham Lincoln?

...that Ty Hardin was the first choice for TV's Batman?

...that Bill Murray was once considered for the role of the Caped Crusader?

...that one screenwriter based his interpretation of the Joker on comedian Henny Youngman?

...that one of the Batman actors is the stepson of feminist icon Gloria Steinem?

...that one of the directors of the Batman movies previously designed costumes for a Woody Allen film?

Get the inside scoop on these stories and more in BILLION DOLLAR BATMAN!

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More cool Bat Sites....

 

Batman-On-Film - The Dark Knight Fansite - Authoritative. Definitive. Respected.The ORIGINAL Batman website.
www.batman-on-film.com
Get the latest news on THE DARK KNIGHT RISES from the premiere Batman website!

Legions of Gotham - The Ultimate Batman Website
www.legionsofgotham.org
Get the latest deets on Batman movies, comics, toys and videogames from the ultimate Batman website!

Batman Movie Website
www.batmanmovieonline.com

A treasure trove of info on the Tim Burton Batman films!

Adam West's website
www.adamwest.com
A great website for fans of the Bright Knight, Adam West. Where else can you buy a copy of the DVD, "Adam West Naked?"

Burt Ward's website
www.burtwardlive.com
A fun website from TV's Robin. Don't forget to check out his store, where you can buy a reproduction of the 1966 Hot Wheels Batmobile signed by the Boy Wonder himself!

Yvonne Craig's website
www.yvonnecraig.com
Order your own autographed copy of Yvonne's book, "From Ballet to the Batcave and Beyond," and learn all about the actress who romanced Elvis Presley and Derek Flint!

Johnny Duncan's Website
www.originalrobin1949.com
Johnny Duncan was the second actor to play Robin in a live-action Batman serial, in 1949's Batman and Robin. Here's the place to order rare autographed memorabilia!

The Riddler Song
http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/368/riddler.mp3

Listen to this fun novelty recording from 1966, composed and arranged by Mel Tormé, with vocals by Frank Gorshin!

Pendant Productions
BATMAN: ACE OF DETECTIVES
www.pendantaudio.com/batman.php
If you like old time radio, you'll love these free, fan-produced 15-minute audio podcasts of new Batman adventures.

1966 Batman TV Tribute Site
www.1966batfan.com
A great collection of articles and video related to the TV Batman, including a terrific episoe guide and a rare Canadian documentary with behind-the-scenes footage and an interview with producer William Dozier!

DC Comics Official Batman Site
www.dccomics.com/sites/batman
Get the latest news on Batman comics and collectibles from the official home of the Dark Knight!

1966 BATMAN TV PILOT: "Hi Diddle Riddle" http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=batman&hl=en&emb=0&aq=f#
See the original pilot episode that launched the 1966 BATMAN TV series, starring Adam West as Batman, Burt Ward as Robin, Frank Gorshin as The Riddler and the delectable Jill St. John as Molly!

Filmation BATMAN cartoons on YouTube
Several episodes of Filmation's 1968 animated Batman series are available on www.youtube.com, including this one, "From Catowman With Love, Part 1":

Funny or Die: "Batman Garage Sale" http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/8b3f7778ce/batman-garage-sale-with-adam-west
Adam West shows he still has a sense of humor in this brief clip, filmed on the site of the original Batcave. Will Adam West make it to Arby's? Watch and find out!

STAY TUNED! MORE TO COME....