The City of Los Angeles has an unusual tribute planned for tonight for Adam West, the actor who played Batman in the 1960s TV series.
West died June 9 after battling leukemia, as we reported previously. He was 88.
The Los Angeles Times reports that the city will light the Bat-signal over City Hall tonight.
“Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck will light the signal, which will be projected onto City Hall in a ceremony beginning at 9 p.m. Guests will arrive starting at 8,” The Times reports, adding: “Organizers said fans are welcome to show up at 200 N. Spring St. in downtown L.A. in costume.”
The report notes: “The Bat-signal, a comics version of 911 where the Caped Crusader answers the call, is employed by the Gotham City Police Department to summon Batman’s help.”
Garcetti took to Twitter on Wednesday to get the word out about the event — here’s his tweet …