In some sad news, today we find out that Adam West has passed away Friday night in Los Angeles. The former television Batman was 88 and had been battling leukemia.
The 1960’s Batman series was many peoples first introduction to the comic character, and still stands apart from future and past incarnations.
“Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight, and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans’ lives. He was and always will be our hero,” his family said in a statement.
Adam West also made frequent appearances on animated series as himself, including The Simpsons and Family Guy where he was a regular.