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80 Badass Batman Innovations

From Caped-Crusader Clips to Batmobile Go Carts

— June 12, 2011 — Pop Culture
One look through these badass Batman innovations will let you know why the Dark Knight has been kicking ass for so many years.

From the time that Adam West donned his cape to the raw gritty depiction of the superhero by Christian Bale, Batman has undergone several changes over the years. Whether he was a friendly superhero to kids or an intense vigilante bent on saving Gotham, there's no doubt that he's a hero that many have enjoyed over the years. His never-ending battles with the Joker and the pains he endured at the hands of Bane are just some of the experiences that have kept comic book fans entertained for years.

The Dark Knight Rises hasn't hit theaters yet, but flip through these Batman-inspired innovations and you'll see why he kicks so much ass.
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Angry Adversarial Advertising
Angry Adversarial Advertising
These Sammy-400 Treatment Ads Hurl Adversaries at Eachother
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Hot Nocturnal Kicks
Hot Nocturnal Kicks
These New MILK BOY Bat Wing Shoes are Fit for a Superhero
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Sci-Fi Superhero Crossovers
Sci-Fi Superhero Crossovers
Batman Star Wars Poster Art is Geektastic and Droolworthy
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Fan-Made Film Ads
Fan-Made Film Ads
These Geoff Glees Batman Posters Anticipate the Impending Movie
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Posthumous Viral Movements
Posthumous Viral Movements
The Dark Campaign to Score The Dark Knight An Oscar
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75
Dark Knight Interior Decor
Dark Knight Interior Decor
Get Ready for a Night Out With the Badass Bat Mirror
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Personalized Superhero Tees
Personalized Superhero Tees
Nothing Says 'Festive' Like a 'Bat Dude Holiday Ornament' Long-Sleeve
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Superhero Face-off Mash-Up
Superhero Face-off Mash-Up
Battle of the Batmans
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Warner Bros Make No Joke About Heath Ledger
Warner Bros Make No Joke About Heath Ledger
Dark Knight Promos
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Mysterious Movie Marketing
Mysterious Movie Marketing
The Dark Knight Rises Marketing Campaigns Entice Through Secrecy
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Kinetic Busvertising
Kinetic Busvertising
Batman in the Window of Hamburg Buses Moves When in Motion
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Caped-Crusader Clips
Caped-Crusader Clips
The Batman Money Clip Will Keep Your Money Safe Throughout Your Adventures
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Artfully Constructed Heroes
Artfully Constructed Heroes
Gregoire Guillemin's Series is Skillfully Heroic
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Crime-Fighting Fashion
Crime-Fighting Fashion
The Batman Hoodie Suits You up to Vanquish Evil
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Crime Fighter Couture
Crime Fighter Couture
The Lanvin & Balmain Batman Colette T-Shirts Take a Bite out of Crime
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Movie-Inspired Winter Wear
Movie-Inspired Winter Wear
The Joker Ski Mask is Perfect for 'The Dark Knight' Fans
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Superhero Comic Book Games
Superhero Comic Book Games
DC Universe Online
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Sleek Superhero Kicks
Sleek Superhero Kicks
The Bounty Hunter x DC Comics Airwalk Sneakers are Nerdtastic
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Crime-Fighting Fashion
Crime-Fighting Fashion
The Western Chief Batman Raincoat and Gear is Super
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Sitting Like Batman
Sitting Like Batman
The Half Moon Chair
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Dark Knight Flash Drives
Dark Knight Flash Drives
Mimoco & DC Comics Collaborate to Bring Us Batman Memory Sticks
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Blockbuster Bromances
Blockbuster Bromances
The Unspoken Cinematic Love of Iconic Dynamic Duos
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Blockbuster Movie Reincarnations
Blockbuster Movie Reincarnations
'The Dark Knight' Returns to Theaters for a Farewell Tour
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Superhero Rain Gear
Superhero Rain Gear
The Batapluie is an Umbrella for Gotham City's Finest
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Cartoon Logo Evolutions
Cartoon Logo Evolutions
Animated Short Shows the Evolution of the “Batman” Logo
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Interactive Dark Knight Promotions
Interactive Dark Knight Promotions
Fight for Gotham City Ad Campaign
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Defaced Poker Sets
Defaced Poker Sets
DC Direct Releases Joker Graffitied Poker Set
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Magazine Cover Battles
Magazine Cover Battles
Batman vs Joker on Empire
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Personified Coin Collectors
Personified Coin Collectors
Billegas Piggy Banks are Hungry for Small Change Savings
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Crucifix Superheroes
Crucifix Superheroes
The Munkapeni 'Personal Jesus' Sculptures Turn the Lord into Batman
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Buying Props
Buying Props
Batman Forever Batmobile Sells for $350k
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Joker Clone Editorials
Joker Clone Editorials
The Krajewska & Wieczorek Qvest Shoot is Joker-Inspired
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Superhero Belt Pouches
Superhero Belt Pouches
The TDK Batman Utility Belt is a Geeky Way to Carry Your Gadgets
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Wood-Burned Superheroes
Wood-Burned Superheroes
Daniel Croiser's Work Has Been Featured on Comic Book Covers
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Batmobile Replicas
Batmobile Replicas
The Limited Edition 1989 Batmobile Prop Will Defend Your Household
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8-Bit Comic Posters
8-Bit Comic Posters
Michael B Myers Creates Some Pixelated Comic Book Superheroes
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Cute Comic Book Plushies
Cute Comic Book Plushies
'Handmade Stuffs' Makes Heroes & Villains Look Adorable
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Batman Pizza
Batman Pizza
The New Gotham City Pizza at Domino's
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Batman Bling
Batman Bling
The Noir Jewelry Gotham City Ring Makes a Superhero Statement
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Graphic Novel Jewelry
Graphic Novel Jewelry
Customcomix Creates Accessories Out of Vintage Comics
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Literal Comic Book Tees
Literal Comic Book Tees
The Bat and Robin T-Shirt Shows Masked Avengers in Original Forms
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Batman-Approved Editorials
Batman-Approved Editorials
Model Ali Stephens in French Revue De Modes #15
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38
Cinematic Superhero Prints
Cinematic Superhero Prints
The Roaring 20s' Steampunk 'Batman' Movie Posters
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Celebrity Tribute Tattoos
Celebrity Tribute Tattoos
Heath Ledger as Joker
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36
Consumer Batmobiles
Consumer Batmobiles
Audi's D7 Concept Car Mimics Batman's Personal Automobile
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Batman Bike Suits
Batman Bike Suits
The Dark Knight Motorcycle Suit Makes You Feel Invincible
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Masked Vigilante Images
Masked Vigilante Images
Photographer Garry Owens Creates a Twisted Imaginary World
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Superhero Simulation Sweatshirt
Superhero Simulation Sweatshirt
Full-Fall Batman Hoodie Even Has Peep Holes
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Role Play Fashiontography
Role Play Fashiontography
Models Play Dress Up for 'Fantasia' in L'Officiel Hommes
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Fiery Batmobiles
Fiery Batmobiles
The Kinetia LMX is a Batman-Inspired Black Racing Car
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30
Muppet Heroes
Muppet Heroes
These Evan Cheng Cartoons Combine Sesame Street Characters & Superheroes
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Real-Life Batmobiles
Real-Life Batmobiles
Fiberglass Freaks Offers $150,000 Batmobile Replica Cars for Sale
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Comic Book Nuptials
Comic Book Nuptials
Batman and Wonder Woman Tie the Knot in a Superhero Wedding
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Recalled Comic Books
Recalled Comic Books
Collectable Worthy Cover Errors
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DIY Paper Heroes
DIY Paper Heroes
Cubee Craft
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Fingerless Superhero Gloves
Fingerless Superhero Gloves
Tinybully Art and Gems Sells Spectacular Comic Book-Inspired Knitwear
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Wordplay Artworks (UPDATE)
Wordplay Artworks (UPDATE)
Chow Hon Lam's Newest Designs Prey on Pop Culture
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Batman Clothespins
Batman Clothespins
‘Vespertilium' Secures Your Laundry, Halloween or Not
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Senior Superheroes
Senior Superheroes
Aging Comics by Donald Soffritti
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Superheroes Promoting Milk
Superheroes Promoting Milk
Batman: Got Milk?
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Modern Joker Editorials
Modern Joker Editorials
Lyle Lodwinck Wonderland Magazine Photo Shoot Clowns Around
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Superhero Simpsons
Superhero Simpsons
"Springfield Punx" by Dean T. Fraser
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Badass Superhero Kicks
Badass Superhero Kicks
These Masterpiece x Airwalk x DC Comics Shoes Will Have Geeks Drooling
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Avian Superheroes
Avian Superheroes
The Angry Batbirds Collection by Bite is a Comic Twist on the Famous Mobile Game
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Dark Knight Costumes
Dark Knight Costumes
Batman Movie Fans in Theme Dress
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Batman-Themed Toys
Batman-Themed Toys
The Dark Knight Action Figures
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Retroriental Comic Posters
Retroriental Comic Posters
Tommy Kane Reminisces on Old Asia with these Amazing Artworks
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Renaissance SuperHeroes
Renaissance SuperHeroes
Worth1000 Masterpieces Showcase Quirky Creativity
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Superhero Sweatshirts
Superhero Sweatshirts
Batman and Superman Hoodies Make You Want to Fight Crime Too
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Batmobile Go Karts
Batmobile Go Karts
Create Your Own Mini Version of Batman's Tumbler
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Superhero Sneaks
Superhero Sneaks
Batman & Robin Custom Nike Sneakers Designed by Brass Monki
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Defaced Film Posters
Defaced Film Posters
Dark Knight Promo Posters
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Superhero Makeovers
Superhero Makeovers
Ame-Comi Figures are a New Take on Comic Book Heroes
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Comic Book Caps
Comic Book Caps
The New Era Super Hero Collection Features a Wide Range of Graphic Novel Icons
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Batman Golf Carts
Batman Golf Carts
This DIY Vehicle Would Grab Tiger Woods' Attention
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Superhero Hotel Rooms
Superhero Hotel Rooms
The Eden Motel Has a Crazy Batman-Inspired Couple's Suite
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Luxury Superhero Accessories
Luxury Superhero Accessories
The nOir Jewelry for DC Comics Collection is Badass
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Obese Batman Icons
Obese Batman Icons
Artist Franceso de Molfetta's 'New Idols' Series
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Cute Comic Characters
Cute Comic Characters
Christopher Uminga Makes Old School Heroes Adorable
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Marvelous Superhero Kicks
Marvelous Superhero Kicks
Jay Angeles Creates Unique Nike Shoe Concepts
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