A unique take on the "Caped Crusaders of Gotham" is rendered, with this 1966 Topps Batman "red bat" complete set lot of (2). A tie-in with the "socko-bam-pow" smash hit 1966 TV show "Batman", these dynamically designed trading cards boast fantastic artwork. Most non-sport issues based on 1960s television shows are formatted with real photos, but a few are illustration types, and for our money the 1966 Batman black/red/blue-bat sets issued by Topps are the most exciting of the period.
DC's Batman comic books have been drawn by several great artists over the years, including originator Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, Carmine Infantino, the great Neal Adams and others. Certainly these top flight artists are well deserving of the heaps of acclaim afforded them over the years, but here we recognize the brilliant work of Norm Saunders, who is best remembered for his maniacal contributions to the 1962 Mars Attacks set.
Saunders' genius runs wild throughout this riveting series, which sees Batman and Robin battle menacing villains and monstrous creatures, in vibrant scenes with the "Dynamic Duo" uniquely styled, setting Saunders' work apart from the long-running Batman comics. The (2) offered sets consist of (44) cards per set, for a lot total of (88) cards that range as (75% EX to NM, 25% VG to VG-EX).