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DENVER – 9NEWS has learned Denver Comic Con and Literacy Conference, a program of Comic Book Classroom designed to help promote literacy through pop culture, will announce Thursday that Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar from the 1960s TV series "Batman' will appear at the June convention.

Kevin Conroy the voice of Batman in Batman: The Animated Series will also attend. In addition to the Batman guests, DCC is planning a number of panels with a Batman focus in honor of the Dark Knight's first appearance in Detective Comics number 27 in May 1939. West, Ward and Newmar will gather for a Batman '66 Reunion panel. In addition to a celebration of his two decades portraying Warner Bros. animated Batman, Conroy will take part in our many voice actors panels; and more than a dozen Batman comics artists and writers will participate in a variety of panels focusing on their careers in the Caped Crusader's comics.

On the 1960s series, West was cast in the role of Batman and Bruce Wayne, Ward was the Boy Wonder, Robin, and Newmar was the villainess Catwoman.

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