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    The Batman (Columbia, 1943). Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27.5" X 41") Chapter 6 -- "The Poison Peril."
    Batman made his motion picture debut in Columbia's chapter play during the height of World War II, taking on spies working for the Japanese agent, Dr. Daka. Although serials were made as a gimmick to keep patrons returning to the movies, they were dropped from production when television essentially replaced them. Batman became a television hit in 1966 and a series of successful features in the 1980s. Posters from this early Batman serial are very rare and seldom come up for sale, especially with both of our crime fighting friends in the inset photo. Professionally restored, this one sheet had fold wear and separation, creases, pinholes, and a few chips. Other addressed issues include scratches and tears, including a vertical tear in the chapter box and inset image. There has been some airbrushing to the left border and chapter box.


    Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000.

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