BATMAN AND ROBIN IN THE CHEETAH CAPER
LOWERY’S Collector’s Number: MW37
at least one printing
Big Litt7e Book 2000 Series® published in 1969.
Hard cover; Size: 3 5/8” x 5” x 7/8”; 4-color illustrations; 256 pages
Author: George S. Elrick. Artiist: Unknown.

Cover Artist: Unknown.

TV INTRODUCTION

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COLLECTOR’S NOTES:

Batman begain on TV in January of 1966. The ABC program came to an end in September 1967. Adam West played Bruce-Wayne (Batman) and Burt Ward played Dick Grayson (Robin).

The program was adapted from cartoonist Bob Kane's character which first appeared in comic-book format in Detective Comics (1939).

The TV program was an overnight success when it premiered. Story lines spanned two evenings – Wednesday and Thursdays 7:30 to 8:00 p.m. The stories were in two parts with the Wednesday portion ending like a serial with the heros in great danger.

By the fall of 1967, the novelty wore off, the ratings fell, and the program came to an end.

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