LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles became Gotham City as the Bat-Signal glowed at City Hall in honor of Adam West.
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Hundreds of fans – some in costume – cheered Thursday night as Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck turned on the Bat-Signal.
The iconic circle of light with a bat-shaped silhouette glowed on the City Hall tower.
In Batman comics, movies and TV shows, the Bat-Signal is a spotlight with the shadow of Batman’s winged emblem that is shown on the night sky to call for Batman’s help.
West died Friday at age 88.READ MORE: Former Steelers WR Ryan Switzer Says Son Is Moving From ICU After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Surgery
Garcetti announced the event on Twitter and added the hashtag, #BrightKnight.
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Batman is often referred to as the Dark Knight, but West’s children said in a statement that he aspired to positivity and always saw himself as “The Bright Knight.”Suspect Sentenced To 20-40 Years In Prison For Fineview Shooting
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