Adam West, acclaimed actor known for his role in the 1960s Batman television series, was honored with a lighting of the Bat-signal from Los Angeles City Hall on Thursday night.
The 88-year-old actor died from Leukemia on June 9.
Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck joined special “bat-guests” to light the Bat-signal in tribute to West’s portrayal of millionaire Bruce Wayne.
DC Comics encouraged fans to “don their Bat-suits and trusty utility belts in honor of West’s signature role as the true crimefighter,” according to CNN.
Fans told KTLA that they attended the event to celebrate West’s legendary Batman legacy.
“It’s the death of an icon. We’re here to celebrate him,” said one fan sporting a Bat-signal T-shirt.
“I grew up watching Adam West. He was very important to me; I was very devastated when he passed away,” added Peggy Reynolds, a Batman fan who rocked a Harley Quinn costume to the …
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