Film-Com Welcomes Michael Uslan
Mike Uslan originator of the Batman Films makes a hit at Film-Com and
Great-escape bookstore in Nashville TN
Nashville, TN, April 27, 2012 -- “Let them all know. That when they need
one….when they want one…they have a savior…and he is safe again.” Quote
from Batman, “”Bruce Wayne”. Never before has Batman been more of star
then he was on November 19th at Great Escape Bookstore in Nashville.
Over 200 comic book aficionados came to the Film Com Book Signing Event
and welcomed Michael Uslan.
Michael Uslan, the originator of the Batman movies and was the first
instructor to teach “Comic Book Folklore. He was an avid comic book
collector from a very young age, owning a collection that included the
second Batman and first Superman comic, among others. His collection
spanned more than 25,000 comics.
Uslan is best known as a key producer of all of the modern Batman films
to date, starting with Tim Burton's1989 film, and continuing to 2008's
The Dark Knight and also includes various feature-length films based on
the Batman: The Animated Series and The Batman. Uslan envisioned a dark
Batman, not the sort of Batman that came from the "funny books," as
reflected in the 1960s TV series starring Adam West.
In 2005, Uslan donated his 30,000 comic book collection to Indiana
University's Lilly Library (rare books and manuscripts library), a
collection which (according to his wife Nancy) "filled three rooms of
Michael told the audience: “You need to have a guardian angel and to
never give up. My father in law was my guardian angel. The day the loan
from him was due, I got the contract for the 1989 film. I never gave up.”
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