Batman Returns

Lot #85 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - Gotham Globe "Penguin Forgives Parents" Newspaper

Stock #70776

This lot will be sold on Tuesday, 1st December (day 1 of the auction.) Lots 1-463 will be sold on day 1 (lots 464-913 will be sold on day 2). The auction will begin at 2:00 pm GMT. Lots are sold sequentially so there is no preset ending time. A live streaming broadcast of the auction will be available on auction days.

A Gotham Globe "Penguin Forgives Parents" newspaper from Tim Burton's superhero sequel Batman Returns. Gotham Globe newspapers were sold to the citizens of Gotham after the villainous Oswald "The Penguin" Cobblepot (Danny DeVito) achieved newfound celebrity status, having secretly blackmailed corrupt business owner Max Shreck (Christopher Walken).

Printed on newspaper stock, it comprises a double-sided outer page and four interior pages. A Gotham Globe masthead runs along the top of the front page, which displays the headline "Penguin Forgives Parents" in bold lettering, with an image of Cobblepot below. The lot exhibits signs of discolouration from age, a small mark on the front, light edge wear and a horizontal fold line from storage. Dimensions: 58 cm x 35 cm x 0.5 cm (23" x 13 3/4" x 1/4")

Estimate: £800 - 1,200 †Δ

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

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