Batman Silver Age by Jim Shore, for sale here, shows the Batman people remember from the mid-1960s. Did you know that by 1964, sales of Batman comic books weren’t so good? DC was planning to kill Batman off! So what did DC do? They revamped the character, making him more contemporary and giving him more detective-oriented stories– and it helped rekindle fan’s interest in the superhero. In 1966, the Batman TV series debuted, further helping the character’s popularity soar.