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Needless Things Podcast 274 – The Summer of the Bat Live from Atlanta Comic Con

July 19, 2019


This special episode of the Needless Things Podcast was recorded LIVE at Atlanta Comic Con 2019!

Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman changed Hollywood forever. The merchandising and marketing were unlike anything that the world had seen before, with Warner Bros. pushing the movie so strongly that it almost had to be a success.

And it certainly was.

While the movie itself merits hours of conversation, Needless Things Irregulars Dave West, Ryan Cadaver, Nicole Ghouled-Cadaver, and Chad J. Shonk presented this panel to a live Atlanta Comic Con audience to take a focused look at the cultural phenomenon surrounding the movie’s release.

From the shirts, toys, trading cards, stationary, and pool toys to the endless periodicals detailing every aspect of the film’s production, the team shares their fondest memories of that singular point in time.

Listen in as the Irregulars and members of the LIVE audience reflect on The Summer of the Bat on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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