LEGO reveals epic 2,363-piece Batwing set from the 1989 Batman film
From toys to merchandise, everything with the Batman logo is bound to be a hit among fans. And when you think you’ve seen it all, something nice and shiny comes along.
It’s a blast from the past as LEGO reveals its one-of-a-kind LEGO DC Batman 1989 Batwing, a 2,363-piece replica of the caped crusader's iconic aircraft from the Tim Burton film which starred Michael Keaton in the titular role.
The bat-shaped fighter plane features a full interior, removable canopy that reveals the inner workings of the cockpit and movable aerodynamic flaps. The set also has a few notable Easter eggs, such as a screen featuring Joker’s gas balloons and a “Bat Engine” label on the side.
It also comes with three mini figures – Batman, The Joker, and the Boombox Goon. Once assembled, the LEGO model measures over 4 inches (11cm) high, 20 inches (52cm) long, and 22 inches (58cm) wide.
The set will come with a traditional stand and an info placard for displaying the Batwing on a flat surface. For a minimalist take, it has a special brick that allows it to be mounted directly on the wall to double as an art piece.
It’s the perfect companion to the equally massive LEGO DC Batman 1989 Batmobile released last year. Both appeal towards adult fans and serious collectors of Batman memorabilia.
The LEGO DC Batman 1989 Batwing will be available for LEGO VIP members starting Oct. 1 and will retail in the US for $199 (P9,677).
(Images from LEGO)