Batman (Burton/Schumacher series)
|Name:||Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, Batman and Robin|
|Abbreviation(s):||Batman (1989-1997), BR, BF, B&R|
|Creator:||Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher|
|Date(s):||1989 (B), 1992 (BR), 1995 (BF), 1997 (B&R)|
|Country of Origin:||United States|
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Batman (Burton/Schumacher series) is a series of Batman films that are set in the same universe. This series is famous for the various actors who had played Batman: Michael Keaton (B, BR), Val Kilmer (BF) and George Clooney (B&R). Robin was portrayed by Chris O'Donnell and Batgirl was portrayed by Alicia Silverstone. Several iconic Batman villains were showcased in the series are The Joker (portrayed Jack Nicholson), Two-Face (Tommy Lee Jones), Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer), Penguin (Danny DeVito), The Riddler (Jim Carrey), Mr. Freeze (Arnold Schwarzenegger), Poison Ivy (Uma Thurman), and Bane (Jeep Swenson). The plots are for the films are kind of campy and more comedy driven than the later Batman films known as Nolanverse which are much darker.
The fandom for this Batman universe is fairly small. The 1989 movie inspired the formation of an Australian club, Battalion: the Australian Legion of Batman fans, and its newsletter, Utility Belt, although it also covered the 1966 television series and comics.
Fanfiction can be mainly focused at FanFiction.net, with a few works posted to Archive of Our Own. Fanart of various characters are posted to DeviantART and Tumblr. Gifsets, picspams, and various other fanworks and discussion posts are posted to Tumblr.
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