Batman & The Riddler’s costumes to be auctioned

Michael Keaton’s Batman suit and Jim Carrey’s The Riddler costume are set to go under the hammer in Hollywood at an upcoming Heroes and Villains auction.

Keaton’s outfit from Batman Returns, which includes a rubber bodysuit, boots and rubberised cape, is expected to fetch up to $50,000 (£31,250) at the four-day Profiles in History sale at the end of the month (28-31Jul12), while Carrey’s question mark costume from Batman Forever is estimated to sell for up to $30,000 (£18,750).

The auction will also feature actor Peter Mayhew’s Chewbacca head from the Star Wars movies, X-Men character Wolverine’s black leather battlesuit and Ian McKellen’s Magneto costume, also from X-Men.