Holy Smokes! Lycra Don Adam West Is Returning To Batman After 48 Years

Sans chalky eyebrows, unfortunately

So you think that Christian Bale's croaky crusader is the greatest Dark Knight to ever hit cinema screens? Well, you clearly haven't seen Adam West, covered head-to-toe in lycra and sassy chalked-on eyebrows, punch a shark hard in the face, have you?

Before Batman became the swollest emo on Earth, he was a campy, slightly chubby slinger of bad puns and nonsensical violence synonyms.

Thems were the good old days – before superheroes took themselves too seriously. Before every storyline had to be a strained  analogy of American foreign policy.

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And now he's back! Albeit in a new animated movie 'Return of The Caped Crusaders', alongside original Robin Burt Ward. It's out on 11 October, and you can check out the trailer above.