Hello everyone. 😦
Holy smoke! This is a real blow for me!
Adam West, the actor who played ‘Batman’ in the 1960s TV series, has passed away. Here is a news article on BBC News covering the announcement of Adam West’s death – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-40235142.
For my birthday this year, I had the complete DVD box set of ‘Batman’. I’m currently watching the series at the moment and on my way through the middle of Season 2. I’m really enjoying ‘Batman’ with Adam West and Burt Ward. It’s really cheesy yes, but it is fun and I find it better than the movies! 😀
I was hoping to see Adam West at the ‘London Film and Comic Con’ taking place in July 2017. In fact, my parents, my best mate Stephen and I were talking about meeting Adam West last Saturday afternoon. That was a minute before the announcement came that Adam West had passed away.
I was so gutted and devastated to hear the news. I was hoping perhaps to get my DVD box set of ‘Batman’ signed by Adam West as well as having a photo-shoot with him, including one with the Batmobile at the ‘London Film and Comic Con’. Sadly it wasn’t to be. A shame and a disappointment.
I’m so pleased that I’ve been able to enjoy ‘Batman’ with Adam West on DVD, as I’ve been able to appreciate the fun and cheesiness of the episodes featured in the TV series. My best mate Stephen and I watched episodes of ‘Batman’ last Saturday to commemorate and pay tribute to the actor who played him.
Many tributes have been made to Adam West including from Julie Newmar who played Catwoman in the TV series and Val Kilmer who played Batman in ‘Batman Forever’. I’m sad I never got to meet the caped crusader, but I’m looking forward to see the rest of the ‘Batman’ TV series later this year.
My prayers and thoughts go to Adam’s family; friends and all who knew him.
Thanks for reading.
Bye for now.