Cool: Batman '66 pinball machines

The Stern Pinball company has produced a model inspired by the 1966  Batman TV series and I want one -- now.

New Music Friday: Big Star; Pentangle

Click the links to order discounted items from Amazon.

Pop Culture Roundup: Michiyo Yasuda; Batman; Hot Wheels; Disneyland; Shatner

The BBC pays tribute to Studio Ghibli artist Michiyo Yasuda, who died this week.


A new book collects animation art from the Walt Disney archives.


Via the Batgirl Bat-Trap: Rare production art from the 1966 Batman TV series.


Cool video: Hot Wheels stunts:


Via Gorilla's Don't Blog: Vintage Disneyland matchbooks.

A Michigan priest is donating his impressive comics collection to help fund his local Catholic schools.
“This is the Holy Grail,” McCallum said, pointing specifically to “Tales of Suspense” #39, the first appearance of Iron Man. “This is the one that would create the most interest because it was the birth of a hero that has become very popular.”

William Shatner will voice Two-Face in a 1966-style Batman animated film slated to follow-up the straight-to-video "Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders" out now.

Vintage movie poster: Dr. Strangelove