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Batmobile zooms into the spotlight in this week’s Shelf Porn

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Batmobile zooms into the spotlight in this week’s Shelf Porn

We’ve seen Shelf Porn collections that focused on creators like Moebius and characters like Thor recently, but this one may be a first. “My collection might be a bit different than everyone else’s as the main focus is not a character or book, but a vehicle!” said Todd, who runs the Batmobile Collector website and shares his collection of Batman’s famous vehicle with us today.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here, you can find submission details at the end of this post.

And now here’s Todd …

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My collection might be a bit different than everyone else’s as the main focus is not a character or book, but a vehicle!

I have collected the batmobile in all its different renditions for over 30 years. At this moment I have 635 unique Batmobiles, some loose, some boxed, some mint, many played with.

I don’t discriminate (other than by size–to big to display is to big for my house), so I have artwork, clothing, toys, coins, paper goods etc etc.

I have been asked why the Batmobile? I think its the power and mystery of the car, something we all want to own.

My website, www.batmobilecollector.com, has been looked at by the people at Guinness and I do believe I have the largest collection of batmobiles in Canada and quite possibly the world. Daily I get emails from people wanting information on a particular car they own and I readily give them all the information that I can.

There are a few other items in my collection (I am Canadian) so there are Alpha Flight pieces, Legion of Super Hero items, and horror autographs that I have collected.

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