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Ranking The Batsuits in Live Action Film & TV (Feat. ReevzFX)

It's a Batsuit ranking video unlike any other as Batsuit expert and sculptor Shawn Reeves of ReevzFX joins us to discuss his top Batsuits and share behind the scenes insight into the making of the different versions of the iconic costume. We then rank ALL the live action Batman costumes in film and TV, including the obscure ones in commercials.


0:00 Introduction

3:40 Interview with ReevzFX - "What are ReevzFX's Favorite Batsuits?"

Shawn Reeves did the Batsuit for the Bat in the Sun film Batman: Dying Is Easy.

Check out the film, which also features Ben Wan's name in the credits as contributing to the Kickstarter.

37:09 BREAK

Check out our link for Barkbox here.

39:19 Introducing the Rankings

We covered a ton of UNMADE Batsuits in this previous episode last year:

41:36 The Batman (1943)

44:32 Batman and Robin (1949)

47:15 Batman 1966

This was designed by Jan Kemp, as cited by our former guest Wally Wingert here:

50:28 The Zayre Commercial

You can check out the Zayre commercial here:

We covered this for the first time in our $10 Patreon on Batman commercials, which you can check out here if you're part of our $10 Patreon:

54:17 Batman 1989

Bob Ringwood - Designer

Vin Burnham - Sculptor

57:47 Batman Returns

Bob Ringwood - Design Illustrator

Jose Fernandez - Sculptor of Cowl

Steve Wang - Sculptor of Bodysuit

1:03:14 Batman Forever- The Panther Suit

Jose Fernandez - Designer (under the direction of Bob Ringwood and Joel Schumacher)

1:09:58 Batman Forever- The Sonar Suit

Jose Fernandez - Designer and Sculptor

You can check out Christian Bale, along with Eion Bailey and Cillian Murphy, auditioning for Batman:

1:15:52 Batman & Robin- Clooney Suit

Miles Teves - Initial Design Illustrations

Jose Fernandez - Sculptor (under the direction of Bob Ringwood and Joel Schumacher)

1:19:33 Batman & Robin- Ice Armor Suit

Jose Fernandez designer and sculptor (under the direction of Bob Ringwood and Joel Schumacher)

1:23:03 Onstar Batman

You can check out the Onstar Batman commercials here:

For sources on the Onstar Batsuit, check out these links:

1:25:24 Batman Begins

Lindy Hemming - Costume Designer for the entire Dark Knight Trilogy

1:31:54 The Dark Knight/Dark Knight Rises

1:41:01 Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice- Main Suit

Michael Wilkinson - Costume Designer

*The actual suit was created by Jose Fernandez and his Ironhead Studio (as cited by Shawn earlier in the episode), but was uncredited

1:42:30 BvS- Knightmare

1:46:25 BvS- Armor Suit

1:49:31 Justice League- Main Suit

1:53:07 Justice League- Tactical Suit

Jerad Marantz - Concept Artist

1:56:22 Gotham Finale

John Glaser and Joshua Quinn - Costume Designer

You can get Batman: The Definitive History of The Dark Knight in Comics, Film and Beyond by Andrew Farago and Gina McIntyre which you can buy from our promo link here:

2:02:43 Batwoman

Andy Poon - Concept Designer

Maya Mani - Series Costume Designer

2:05:28 The Batman (2022) & Final Rankings

David Crossman & Glyn Dillon - Batsuit Designer

Jacqueline Durran - Movie's Costume Designer

We also ended up discussing other Batsuits in our $5 Patreon here:

2:16:43 The Joker's Fireside Chat

2:21:59 Closing: Shoutouts and Social Media Promotion Big thanks to Shawn Reeves/ReevzFX for coming on.

And big thanks to our research assistant Dan Yamat for providing the visuals for this YouTube experience, as well as the usual QC and time codes for these chapters.

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