Statues are a symbol of honor, and they represent the morals and influences of an individual or figure in society. Batman is an incorruptible and everlasting symbol of justice, strength, and of course, is, without doubt, worthy of a beautiful sculpture, as he constantly fights for justice and the rights of people. The Batman statue is a well deserved honor.
He gives hope in the darkest hours and stands as a role model for everyone. So, if any superhero is worthy of display as a sculpture, it is unarguably Batman as he promotes the right values.
The Peak Of Human Physical Perfection
Over the years, Batman has been a source of inspiration and a ray of hope, a symbol of justice and truth. He is a symbol that portrays reality despite being a superhero. His courage, responsibility, and good judgment make him incredible and loved by all.
Batman is an exceptional superhero because, unlike other superheroes, he has no special powers. He relies solely on his strong will, determination, and physical strength. He excellently trains himself to be physically ready and fit for the commitment he has made by mastering the dynamics of his body and mind.
Batman’s culture of always being prepared is quite commendable. He is always readily prepared to face any of his counterparts, and guess what? Nothing really takes him by surprise.
Batman is a planner, and he always has a plan for every task and every step he is set to take. When a task is urgent, Batman is flexible and is usually swift to develop a solution. His sharp-mindedness and critical thinking give him an advantage in urgent situations.
It’s safe to say, being a superhero does not come as easily as it often seems. Although the Batman story constantly affirms that anyone could be a superhero, it is best to realize that being a superhero comes with many sacrifices, discipline, commitment, selflessness, responsibility, and physical training disregarding the accusations about the true intentions. Regardless, anyone can still be a superhero.
The character is unarguably the best of physical perfection as he has trained his body with utmost strength without taking any performance enhancement drugs. He is seen as a role model to many. To his fans, Batman is perfect! a statue of Batman, however, is going to bring the character of Batman into the hearts of many and a constant reminder that “it is not who you are underneath, but what you do that defines you.”
Batman Statue In Burbank
However, a statue of Batman is a wise decision, as Batman has the largest fan base and is the most popular of all superheroes. A Batman statue would be a spot of attraction for fans worldwide as people would travel all over the world to see the superhero.
Although Batman’s whole life journey started in Gotham, Batman has been able to find a home over the world in the hearts of his fans. After spending most of his life in Gotham, Batman finds himself a new home in Burbank, California, after 80 years bringing him closer to not just the people of Gotham but all over the world.
Burbank is the home of DC Comics and the home of Warner bros, an American variegated multinational mass media and entertainment merging based at the Warner Bros. Studios complex in Burbank, California, and a division of AT&T’s Warner Media through its Studios & Networks division.
The caped crusader statue in Burbank was built in partnership with DC Entertainment and the city of Burbank. The partnership was to acknowledge the relationship between the city and the studio.
The Warner Bros studio has been a part of the community for over 90 years, and in honor of the long-lasting relationship between the community, the city now holds a significant part in the legacy of the superhero.
The model was chosen based on the artwork of Jim Lee who drew the character (Batman) in the comics: Batman Hush. Jim Lee, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of DC could not have been more pleased with how the sculptor sculpted the piece in such a beautiful manner.
Batman Statue Details
This beautiful sculpture was sculpted by the consummate digital sculptor Alejandro Pereira Ezcurra alongside Burbank’s American Fine Arts Foundry and Fabrication team. The statue, which was intended for a 7-inch collectible, must have been a huge success and achievement for the team to have produced a beautiful 7.5-inch bronze statue.
According to comicsbook.com, Danny Khan, Director, Studio Tour Department – Warner Bros. Studios, stated that the project’s initial aim was to acquire social media exposure with several selfie spots around the metropolis using sculptures of superheroes created right there in the media capital of the world.
This statue does not only stand as a tourist attraction for fans all over the world but also portrays Batman’s propensity to bring people together with love and delight. If there is any other superhero statue to be raised, it is beyond doubt that it is Batman’s, as he is the hero for all.
“He’s not just a character, but a way of life. While Batman is one of the few DC Super Heroes without actual powers, Batman does actually possess the unbelievable ability to bring fans of all kinds together around something they love. And if any superhero deserves a statue raised in their honor in times like this, Batman is that hero because Batman is truly a hero for all.”- Jim Lee.
Batman’s new home, outside the Burbank AMC theaters in the city’s downtown district, is a place to be. If you are a fan of Batman, then you should see the dark knight, beautifully sculpted, watching over the city and everyone who comes to see him.
The spot is a beautiful place to take your little and big superheroes for a fun and thrilling vacation as they get to connect with Batman in person.
(sources for images: comicsbook.com, DC Entertainment)