Saturday, September 16, 2017

3.75" Batman Classic TV Series - CATWOMAN!

Batman Classic TV Series Action Figures - Julie Newmar Catwoman - Funko 2017

It's hard for me to make a simple declarative statement about who my favorite comic character is. But more often than not my gut reaction will be to respond with "Catwoman." As a kid I think the theme of a cat-person who stole things and talked in purrs was too intriguing to ignore. I didn't hurt that I was one of those kids that was always pretending to be some kind of wild animal. My first exposure to Catwoman was from the old '66 Batman show (in syndication in the 80s). I honestly can't remember if my very first impression came from Julie Newmar, Eartha Kitt, or Lee Meriwether, but collectively they painted my first memories of her. We have several Julie Newmar products already, but my hopes are high that this line will give us the first Kitt and Meriwether figures. (Plus I have always wanted a green variant like the cover of Batman #197). I've only seen these at TRU and FYE so far, and luckily I've been able to snag both chases in stores. I can't wait for more!  Let's check out Catwoman below!

I don't really remember this gold cat-shaped gun from the show, but I have an old Julie Newmar Catwoman model in my collection that is holding the same weapon and I always thought it was awesome.

Time for some Group and Comparison Pics!

Here she is with the Batgirl figure from Wave 1.

And here she is with a some of the others I've picked up so far: Mister Freeze (Eli Wallach), King Tut, Catwoman, Batgirl, Bookworm, and Mister Freeze (Otto Preminger).

And with two other great Catwoman '66 items from Mattel and NJCroce.


1 comment:

  1. Love her! She seems a bit stockier than Batgirl, but that happens sometimes with this scale. I am hoping for an Ertha Kitt variant (can't believe we haven't had a Kitt Catwoman figure yet). I LOVED the chase Mr. Freeze.