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The Batman best toys 2022: Batcave set, radio controlled car - for cinema release of Robert Pattinson film

The 2022 film The Batman will be released in the UK on Friday March 4 - and the tie-in merch is as cool as you’d expect.

<p>The best Batman toys</p>

The best Batman toys

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After delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, eager film lovers will finally get their first look at Robert Pattinson stepping in to the shoes of the famous caped crusader this week when the latest film in the Batman franchise, called The Batman, is released in UK cinemas this Friday 4 March.

The film sees Batman investigate when a killer targets Gotham’s elite. Soon, a trail of cryptic clues sends him on an investigation, pursuing the Riddler.

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He uncovers corruption that connects to his own family during the investigation, and is forced to make new allies - including with Catwoman - to catch the Riddler and bring the corrupt to justice.

Franchise film means one thing: tie-in swag. And the merchandise around The Batman is very, very cool.

While the film itself is a 15 certificate, the tie-in toys and merchandise is aimed at all ages. The standard collectibles are there: figurine statues, Funko Pop toys, even a Lego Batmobile in their notoriously tricksy ‘Technic’ range. Here, we’ve collected our favourite bits and pieces from the new film -as well as a selection of toys related to Batman’s illustrious pictures, in case the children in your life feel they’re missing out by not being able to see the new film.

LEGO The Batman Batmobile

The Batman Batmobile LEGO set

The model includes 2 light bricks – 1 red and 1 yellow. The red light adds an awesome glow to the transparent toy engine at the back, while the yellow brick lights up the front grille.

Other cool features include steering on the front wheels, differential on the rear wheels, a spinning flame, plus opening doors and bonnet.

When built, the model measures 4 inch or 11 cm high, including steering wheel and top flame which is 17 inches or 45 cm long and a rear flame which is 6 inches or 17 cm wide.

It is recommended for kids aged 10 plus.

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"I Am The Shadows" Premium Jacket

"I Am The Shadows" Premium Jacket
4.5/5

This faux leather jacket looks cool as hell, a brooding classic. The embossed Batman symbol on the front is subtle enough that you won’t look like you’re cos-playing, but nonetheless stylish.

It is made with quilted internal padding to keep the wearer warm.

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McFarlane DC Multiverse The Batman 7" Action Figure - The Riddler

McFarlane DC Multiverse The Batman 7" Action Figure - The Riddler
4.5/5

The new incarnation of the Riddler, portrayed by Paul Dano, looks to be a far stretch from the kitsch, quippy versions in the ‘60s telly series and ‘90s movie.

This enigmatic, masked killer has devised a sinister series of puzzles and tortuous devices to entrap Gotham’s elite and publicly unmask the city’s darkest truths.

Product Features:

  • Incredibly detailed 7” scale figure based off the DC Multiverse
  • Designed with Ultra Articulation with up to 22 moving parts for full range of posing and play
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McFarlane TM15079 DC Batman Movie 7in Catwoman

McFarlane TM15079 DC Batman Movie 7in Catwoman
5/5

Selina Kyle - Catwoman - is Batman’s slinkiest, suavest enemy, and sometimes love interest.

Bought to life in the new film by the cooler-than-cool Zoe Kravitz, she’s earning rave reviews for her playful sexiness.

  • Incredibly detailed 7” scale figure based off the DC Multiverse
  • Designed with Ultra Articulation with up to 22 moving parts for full range of posing and play
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DC Comics The Batman Funko Pop! Vinyl Figure

DC Comics The Batman Funko Pop! Vinyl Figure
4/5

Of course there are Funko Pop figurines.

Order three for £30 - the Batman, Bruce Wayne, and Catwoman.

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Hot Wheels DC Batman Batcave Play Set

Hot Wheels DC Batman Batcave Play Set
4.5/5

With the multi-tiered Batcave Playset as your base of operations your Batman character can fight crime and keep Gotham City safe.

The set features a Batjet, storage for all your character cars and a jail for the super-villains you catch.

You can re-enact your favourite scenes and stories from not only the new The Batman film, but any film, book or comic from the franchise, with your premium Batman hot rod character car or you can imagine new ways to fight crime and save the day.

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Batman Interactive Camera

Batman Interactive Camera
5/5

Little ones will love snapping lots of photos and taking their own videos with this camera.

Featuring a black and yellow design, this interactive camera also comes with games, a music player, a speaker, fun filters and backgrounds included so they can have hours of fun.

It’s an ideal multi-function device to keep them entertained while traveling, perhaps, or away from home too when they don’t have access to all of their toys.

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Bat-Tech Batcave, Giant Transforming Playset with Exclusive 4” Batman Figure and Accessories

Bat-Tech Batcave, Giant Transforming Playset with Exclusive 4” Batman Figure and Accessories
4/5

This impressive Batman figure is over 84cm in height and transforms into an epic Batcave, allowing little ones to re-enact Batman’s latest and most iconic adventures in their own home.

With an exclusive 10cm Batman action figure they can add to their Batman collection and 9 exclusive Batman accessories, including grappling hook, armor, and more, this is the ultimate gift for all the Batman lovers out there.

The playset comes to life with over 4 phrases and sounds too, so there are endless opportunities for interactive play.

If you buy from Amazon right now too then you get 20% off the RRP.

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Batman Silicone Strap Watch

Batman Silicone Strap Watch
4.5/5

Sticking to the classic Batman colours of black and yellow, this watch will leave the little ones feeling as cool as the iconic crime crusader.

The watch features time teacher hands which read ‘hour’ or ‘minute’, as well as easy read numbers and a printed hour track on the bezel of the case.

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Imaginext 10 Inch Blue Suit Batman Figure

Imaginext 10 Inch Blue Suit Batman Figure
4.5/5

Batman lovers of any age can enjoy battling baddies with this 10 inch tall figurine.

With a fabric cape and fully movable neck, shoulders, legs and wrists, this extra-large Batman figure lets young crimefighters act out the most epic Gotham City adventures.

They can play out any scene they can imagine.

Suitable for children aged 3 plus.

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Batman 1:28 Scale R/C Racer

Batman 1:28 Scale R/C Racer
4.5/5

The little ones can get ready for racing through the streets of Gotham city to quickly get to the scene of the crime and stop it from happening.

This is a 1:28 scale full control radio controlled car with full function drive, real rubber tires and easy to use handset, so they’ll have hours of fun racing around.

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Batman Plush & Prime 3D 300pc Puzzle

Batman Plush & Prime 3D 300pc Puzzle
4.5/5

This fun puzzle recaptures the thrill of the DC Universe with a dramatic 3D design that features Batman and his famous Bat Signal.

It has 300 pieces so it will keep the kids entertained for hours, and there’s also a sweet plush batman toy that will become their sidekick on all of their missions.

The plush toy is also a great companion for bedtime too.

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DC Batman Interactive Batman Gauntlet

DC Batman Interactive Batman Gauntlet
5/5

This toy is ideal for children who love engaging in role-play. It’s an interactive gauntlet that has lights, sounds and lots of authentic details.

This officially licensed DC Comics product, which has removable scallops that can be placed on the left or right side, is ideal for bringing the Caped Crusader’s adventures to life.

This is everything they need to help them complete their missions in style.

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Batman Tilt 'n' Turn - Light up wheels

Batman Tilt 'n' Turn - Light up wheels
4.5/5

This super cool scooter has LED multi-coloured lights that will make your mini hero feel like they’re on a rescue mission.

Staying with the classic Batman colours of yellow and black, this scooter is sleek and stylish.

As well as being fun, this is ideal for developing coordination and balance, thanks to its responsive tilt and turn steering action.

It has a fully printed anti-slip footplate with a wider design for extra stability, and a reactive rear footbrake and sturdy PVC wheels so you can have peace of mind that they’re whizzing around safely.

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