Man at His Best

Real-life Batsuit With 23 Functioning Features Breaks World Record

We're not talking about lame flashlights or childish candy dispensers but a fireball shooter, gas dispenser and functioning bat tracking beacon.

BY Sim Wie Boon | Aug 26, 2016 | Film & TV

Throughout the years, many people have tried to recreate Batman's suit with some doing a pretty good job at it and others just terrible

Enter Julian Checkley, a cosplay fanatic who made his first costume when he was 7 years old. Developing a deep sense of love for all things comic and superhero related, Checkley went on to work in the film industry on creature effects as a model maker and art director. 

His years of experience within the industry and love of the dark knight lead him to create what is probably the most impressive fanmade real-life Batman we've ever seen. The suit which is mostly inspired by the game Batman: Arkham Knight boasts a whopping 23 functioning features and we're not talking about lame flashlights or childish candy dispensers but a fucking fireball shooter, gas dispenser and functioning bat tracking beacon. Checkley even earned himself a spot in the Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition 2017 which will be out in September. 

The full list of the 23 functioning features are as below:

1. Fireball Shooter
2. Gauntlet Video Screens
3. Bat Tracking Beacon
4. Bat Sign Projector
5. Folding Batarang
6. Grapnel Gun
7. Cowl Respirator
8. Pneumatic Tranquilliser Gun
9. Ultrasonic Anti Dog Device.
10. Bat Shuriken
11. UV Lamp
12. Ball Bearing Grenades
13. Gauntlet Flashlight
14. Medi-kit
15. Battery Pack
16. Laser Designator
17. Bat-cam
18. Strobe Stun Gun
19. Gas Dispenser
20. Smoke Bombs
21. The Bat Flask
22. Concealed Laryngeal Microphone
23. Two-way Radio


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