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Batman Batwing Fan Blades

By: on May 27, 2012
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The Dark Knight rises. Know what else rises? Heat. As the summer months approach, we must arm ourselves to fight this oppressive, yet elusive nemesis. We must strong arm hot air and gym sock stuffiness out of our bedrooms and into the night. We must conquer, or succumb to persistent crankiness, sleepless nights, and dinner entrees salted with sweat. And since we must do it, we may as well do it Gotham City-style. This wistful set of Batwing Fan Blades will serve as our first line of scorching summer defense. It will aid us in combat, rejoice in our victory, and generally elevate our ceiling status from mere pinnacle of the room, to pinnacle of Gothic fantasy cool.

If dragons are more your thing, well, they kinda look like dragon wings too, don't they? Sunday nights in July, Game of Thrones pot lucks, a little Targaryen-style air circulation from the ceiling fan...I see Summer 2012, and I see Best. Summer. Ever.

Four handcut and handpainted wood blades arrive in the set, with holes undrilled for fitting to a variety of fans (the wood is soft enough that the blades should be easy enough to screw in place without power tools). One bit of bad news: Creator Darkwear Clothing has only one set of fan blades left. They are painted black, ready to ship, and up for grabs to the fastest mouse clicker on the Web.

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Arkham Harley Quinn Costume

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Geizeer Ice Cube Air Conditioner

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Make that "Geizeer Super Cheap and Eco-Friendly Ice Cube Air Conditioner." (And it's actually pronounced "Guy-zer," not "Gee-zer," even though in my head it will always be the latter.) At an operational cost of less than...

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Batman Motorcycle Helmet

$325 from Helmet Dawg »

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Noria Window Air Conditioner

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The Dark Knight Rises Motorcycle Suit

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G2 Turbo - Wearable Fan for Back(pack) Sweat

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Hero Within Coats

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I told my gf I would agree to wear a man pea coat under one condition: it had to have a subtle and classy Bat symbol integrated into its cut and stitching across the back and shoulders. Then I smugly thought about how...

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Jet Turbine Powered Batmobile

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Geez, 30 permutations of Batman's Bat-Signal from 1940 to 2012. I wish the stale logos of Ford and Chevrolet would take a page out of the progressive DC Comics' book. Maybe then I'd consider buying an American car as...

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Batman Backpack

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I guess since the Dark Knight Rises motorcycle suit pretty much congeals itself to the body of whomever puts it on with nary a pocket to spare, UD Replicas figured they better come out with some sort of supplemental storage...