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Celebrate Batman Day with Special Screenings, Free Comics, and more!

DC is once again celebrating all things Batman with this year’s Batman Day! Global celebrations for will once again span the globe as fans celebrate the World’s Greatest Detective, and the over 80 years of storytelling around the Dark Knight. 

At participating comic book shops, fans can pick up free comic books on Batman Day, September 17, with two special titles available: Batman: Hush #1 Batman Day Specialfrom the seminal work by artist Jim Lee and writer Jeph Loeb, and for younger fans and the young at heart, there is Batman’s Mystery Casebook Batman Day Special Edition a preview of the upcoming DC Middle Grade title by writer Sholly Fisch and artist Christopher Uminga.

DC is also releasing a special edition of 2002’s Batman #608, the first chapter of Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee’s 12-part mystery spanning Gotham City and the Dark Knight’s greatest foes, to get fans excited about the upcoming Batman: Hush 20th Anniversary Edition hardcover, available in October.

HBO Max announced the lead voice cast behind the upcoming animated feature-length film, Batman Azteca: Choque De Imperios (“Aztec Batman: Clash of Empires”). The renowned group of actors include Horacio García Rojas (Diablero) as Yohualli (Batman/Bruce Wayne), Omar Chaparro (No Manches Frida films) as Yoka (The Joker) and Álvaro Morte as Hernán Cortés (Two-Face) bringing to life an original story featuring the first Mexican version of the Dark Knight set against the backdrop of the captivating history of Mexico and the exciting culture of Mesoamerica.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Anima and Chatrone, Batman Azteca: Choque De Imperios is a Particular Crowd film and based on characters from DC. Juan Meza-León (Harley Quinn) serves as director, and José C. García de Letona, Aaron D. Berger, Carina Schulze and Fernando De Fuentes as producers of the film. Sam Register and Tomás Yankelevichserve as Executive Producer.

Kids and families can also celebrate with Batwheels, DC’s first-ever Batman preschool series, whichwill zoom into Batman Day with a half-hour origin special premiering exclusively first on Cartoonito on HBO Max in the US and LATAM. “Secret Origin of the Batwheels” will tell the backstory of how a group of young sentient super-powered vehicles‑ Bam (the Batmobile), Bibi (the Batgirl Cycle), Redbird (Robin’s Sports Car), Batwing (the Batwing Jet Plane), and Buff (the Bat Truck)—formed their super heroic team. Catch this Bat-tastic special before the series officially launches later this fall on Cartoonito on Cartoon Network and Cartoonito on HBO Max. A new clip from the special was revealed today.

Batwheels’ all-star voice cast includes Ethan Hawke (as Batman), Jacob Bertand (as Bam the Batmobile), Gina Rodriguez (as Catwoman) and Xolo Maridueña (as Snowy the Snowcrawler), among others. Sam Register (Looney Tunes Cartoons) serves as executive producer. Michael G. Stern (Doc McStuffins) serves as co-executive producer, Simon J. Smith (Penguins of Madagascar) is supervising producer and Steven Fink of Bang Zoom Ltd. is producer. Based on characters from DC, Batwheels is produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Animation services provided by Superprod Studio.

And beginning today, season one of Batman: The Audio Adventures – HBO Max’s first scripted original podcast – will now be available on all podcast platforms. Previously available only on HBO Max, Batman: The Audio Adventures is written and directed by Emmy Award-winner Dennis McNicholas (Saturday Night Live) and features a star-studded cast with Jeffrey Wright, Seth Meyers, Chris Parnell, Rosario Dawson, Bobby Moynihan, John Leguizamo, and more lending their voices to bringing the thrilling, fantastical, and sometimes comical stories of Gotham City to life. Fans and new listeners alike can catch up on the Caped Crusader’s adventures before season two premieres later this fall. Fans can also pick up the tie-in comic book series, Batman: The Audio Adventures, written by series writer Dennis McNicholas, with Issue #1 on sale September 27th.

MultiVersus, the free-to-play platform fighter videogame, will celebrate Batman Day with an in-game event granting a Batman profile icon to players who complete 20 matches as the Caped Crusader from September 16th to 19th. Batman will also be featured as part of the game’s preview character rotation those three days.

Injustice 2 Mobile will celebrate Batman Day from September 13th to 19th with free daily in-game gifts and a Batman Day logo profile picture for players. Beginning on September 16th, players can also enjoy a special Classic Batman Arena Invasion event and various in-game sales.

Fans can also Celebrate Batman Day on the big screen, only at Cinemark. The exhibitor will have exclusive showings of the following films at select locations as part of this special day:

  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993) at 2:15pm local time
  • Batman (1989) at 4:30pm local time 
  • Batman Returns (1992) 30th Anniversary at 7:25pm local time

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit cinemark.com/batmanday or the Cinemark app. 

Fans can also tune into a Batman Day marathon from the comfort of their own homes, with a Batman Day marathon starting 9/17 at 9/8c on TNT, or on TNTdrama.com/TNT app anytime. 

GUESS Originals is excited to announce its latest capsule, GUESS Originals x Batman, rooted in intertwining two iconic American brands and bringing the recognizable graphics to life. Launching in tandem with the capsule release, the legendary comic book shop on Melrose, Golden Apple Comics will be designing a shop-in-shop at the GUESS Originals store on La Cienega in Los Angeles. The capsule will be available beginning September 15, 2022.

Fans in Mexico can celebrate Batman Day with a huge assortment of products at Liverpool Stores including toys, apparel, home, accessories, fashion, swimwear, and more.  Some featured brands and partnerships with special collections include Mascara de Latex, Rabito, Lego, Spin Master, Funko, Creaciones Guz, Epicland, Novelty Corp. and Fotorma.

In Spain, Batman fans can celebrate with Parque Warner and FNAC. September 17th-18th FNAC Callao will have an exciting weekend of activations including a  unique instagrammable experience and immersive scenarios to enjoy Batman Day. For more information go to culturafnac.es. Top retailers like El Corte Inglés, Fnac, and Amazon, among others, will join the celebration with online and offline activations, with the support of a long list of partners like LEGO, SpinMaster, Mattel and Funko! Parque Warner will celebrate Batman Day with a special Batman Day parade, a Batmobile exhibition and more–check out parquewarner.es for more information.

French fans will have the chance to enter a nationwide challenge to elect​ The Greatest Batman Fan, who will win an exclusive Batman Tour at ​ Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles. Roadshow, in partnership with Klepierre will also send the Batman Bus across France with stops at Klepierre malls to find the biggest fans in each city: Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Paris. At each stop, it will offer fans the opportunity to take up new challenges in front of a jury of local “Batman Specialists” to win points performing in an immersive scenography, with participation from LEGO, Spin Master, Bandai, Urban Comics, Winning Moves, Iron Studios, Abyss Corp and Lumibowl.

There will also be special Batman Day TV programming on Toonami all September, with Batman: The Animated Series as well as a new documentary celebrating the award-winning series’ anniversary, Batman movies, and more.

French fans can also participate in a Tik Tok Challenge running from September 2nd until Batman Day encouraging fans to share their love for Batman using #Batman. Follow @DCcomics_fr on TikTok for more!

At Fnac St. Lazare, artist Max Sarin (Harley Quinn: The Animated Series: The Eat. Bang! Kill Tour #1) will be signing comics on Batman Day, and there will be an exhibition of Batman Logos throughout the store.

Fans in Italy can tell their Amazon Alexa, “Alexa, tell me a Batman sentence” and hear Batman, voiced by DC League of Super-Pets voice actor Luca Ward, say one of fourteen sentences in character as Batman. Additionally, the Italian clothing company OVS will launch at the beginning of September a new collection of clothes for kids dedicated to Batman, with themed windows in their stores to showcase the collection.

FAO Schwarz in Milan will also have Batman Day celebrations, with an artist doing a live painting session, and a fan art contest celebrating Batman.

And Italian fans of the 2022 movie The Batman can order a special Batman Day premium edition of the 4K UHD Bluray, which comes with a comic book and poster. Chili TV will build on its platform a dedicated room with a selection of movies related to Batman, and Cartoon Network will play Batman animated movies, including LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite and LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League – Gotham City Breakout.

The Big DC Giveaway is UK fans’ window into the world of DC, offering the chance to win exclusive prizes every month, like a family trip to Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood or a money-can’t-buy opportunity to cook alongside a professional chef at the world’s only DC-themed restaurant. Members of the newsletter community will also be able to access even more (secret) competitions. An exciting new prize will be revealed on Batman Day so don’t forget to visit www.thebigdcgiveaway.co.uk on September 17th. Kids will have the chance to meet Batman at selected The Entertainer stores across the UK, and fans in the UK can tune in to Cartoon Network for the chance to win an amazing Batman Day bundle including an Xbox Series S!

In Singapore, acclaimed global design studio, XM, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC, is thrilled to celebrate the legacy of everyone’s favorite crime-fighting vigilante in the month of September with their Batman Day campaign. Beginning September 3rd and running through October 2nd, visitors can visit their flagship store at Kitchener Complex to admire the countless collectibles designed and produced in-house and activities lined up for the event.

Participate in family-friendly activities at the Batman themed event, and enjoy a truly immersive experience with XM’s long awaited, newly launched Batcave, newly released statues, DC-inspired Batman Samurai Merchandise, lucky draws, a workshop and fun in-store promotions. This is the perfect opportunity to immerse the entire family in the world of Super Heroes and Super-Villains, with activities and attractions catered for each and every member of the family.

Fans in the Philippines can celebrate With Lazada Platform. Any fan who makes a minimum single receipt purchase of Php1,500 (USD 27) between September 19 and September 25 on any Batman/DC merchandise will receive a Batman premium. Fans can also join the Biggest Spender raffle with an accumulated purchase worth Php 3,000 (USD 54) on any Batman or DC merchandise and get a chance to win exciting prizes.

In Taiwan, PChome is celebrating Batman with a special Batman Day campaign page, where fans can pick up Batman Hito BP, K-shoes, Asia Goal, Beast Kingdom, Spin Master, Lego, Dong Huei, Holic and Finders. With a purchase of $1,500 (USD $50) on the Batman Day campaign page fans will receive a Batman Blender Bottle, and on Batman Day, 9/17, there will be a special discount. From September 14th to September 24th, there will also be a special pop-up store experience at HonHui Plaza with special Batman Day products from Funko, Mcfarlane, Mezco and more DC merchandise in the pop-up store! Fans who purchase $999 (USD $34) on PChome 24h BatmanDay campaign page can take part in the lucky draw to win a DC prize at the retail pop-up activation. Additionally, Taiwan-based ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) is readying an exclusive limited-edition Batman range of products and accessories available around the world.

In Indonesia, September 19th to 30th, Tokopedia Platform will celebrate Batman Day by curating Batman merchandise from various product categories, including the exclusive launch of Lotus Archi Batman Edition.

In Thailand, Lazada Mall DC Shop will offer a free gift of a Batman Towel (1,290 THB) with a purchase of 3,000 THB or more.

In Australia, Warner Bros., DC and Roadshow Entertainment will be doing special screenings of Batman titles, including a double bill of Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992) in Melbourne and Sydney, with a special Batman Day popcorn cup for Batman ticket holders while supplies last, and a full Batman theatrical marathon happening in participating cinemas in South Australia. For more information, go to Orpheum CinemaSun Theatre or Wallis Cinema. Additionally, Australia and New Zealand retailer, Zing Pop Culture,boasts one of the largest ranges of exclusive Batman merch. There’s no better way to celebrate the Caped Crusader than with the Zing Exclusive DC Comics – The Batman (2022) Duffle Bag and DC Comics – The Batman (2022) – Red Pocket T-Shirt, that’s for sure!  New Zealand Mint will also be launching a new 2oz Pure Silver Batman Chibi® Collectible Coin to mark the occasion. It is the first in its Chibi® Coin series, and it is also the first MEGA-size coin – perfect for any Batman fan!

In Brazil, Batman fans can head downtown on Batman Day, September 17th, where the Bat-Signal will shine at Farol Santander’s building. Inside there will be an exposition of some of Batman’s most iconic comic book covers. 

In collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, local Peruvian artist, Marcelo Wong will be releasing his new Batman sculpture product line at the Jockey Plaza Mall in Lima and will be working with Magia, a local non-profit focused on helping children with cancer. This Batman exhibit will allow fans to immerse themselves into the DC Universe through Marcelo’s interpretation and vision of seven iconic versions of Batman.

The 1989 Batman Batwing Gets a LEGO Set

Revealed during Saturday’s Batman Day was the 1989 Batwing LEGO set, recreating the iconic vehicle from the Tim Burton directed, Michael Keaton starring film.

Last year, LEGO revealed a Batmobile and this year they’ve decided to take to the sky with the set that features 2,363 pieces. The set also features three minifigures that include Batman, the Joker in his mime outfit, and a Joker hechman.

The set retails for $199.99 and will be available to order November 1, 2020.

LEGO 1989 Batwing

Celebrate Batman Day on September 19

DC today unveiled plans for a global Batman Day celebration on September 19, 2020, inviting fans of all ages around the world to participate in a wide range of Batman-themed activities to honor the iconic DC Super Hero. For the first time, fans have the opportunity to drive along with a “Batman and The Riddler” theme on Waze. And to complete the experience, you can listen to the Waze and DC Super Hero or Super-Villain playlists on Spotify while driving via the Waze Audio Player feature. Plus, free digital comics, free activity kits for kids, a Batman Virtual 5K/10K Run/Walk, and even a digital mystery to solve in which fans can put on their cape and cowl and transform into their strongest self.

Fans can also team up with Batman to protect Gotham City in a series of digital activities, such as joining the celebration on social media and helping Batman to piece together a series of clues left behind by The Riddler. If you can decode these mischievous hints, you’ll unlock exclusive, limited-time reveals! The adventure begins when the virtual Bat-Signal lights up at 12PM PT, September 18, on the @DCComics Twitter.

The new Waze Batman theme allows for more than 100 million monthly active Waze users to ride along with Batman and The Riddler from August 31 to October 31. Waze drivers can opt to hear directions in the style of Batman, voiced by Batman: The Animated Series actor Kevin Conroy, as well as select a custom Batmobile icon and Batman mood. Drivers who want a slightly more villainous experience can select The Riddler voice directions (voiced by actor Wally Wingert), mood, and custom vehicle. Waze users worldwide can experience the Batman theme in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

As noted above, the other exciting elements of the annual celebration of DC’s Caped Crusader include:

Experience Batman:

  • Caped Crusader Training: Are you ready to team up with Batman? In the week leading up to Batman Day, fans will have a chance to immerse themselves in all things Batman. Each day, visit BatmanDay.com to find new activities, such as DIY cape and cowl instructions, a how-to video about creating your own Bat-Signal, and more! 
  • Batman Virtual 5K/10K Run: Get your cape on and participate in the Batman Virtual 5K or 10K Run/Walk. Launching on August 31 in partnership with RAM Racing, the Batman Virtual Run allows participants to run their own race during the day or under the darkness of night (but with reflective gear for safety!). Registered participants will receive an exclusive collection of Batman-branded gear, including a premium quarter-zip pullover, finisher’s medal, cap and more. Learn more and register at https://dcbatmanrun.com/.
  • Injustice 2 Mobile will feature back-to-back Batman Arenas, along with a special Classic Batman Invasion Event. Players will also be treated to a free Batman Day Gift and various sales on in-game chests and bundles.
  • DC Legends will celebrate the protector of Gotham this Batman Day! Players who login on September 19 will receive a special treat, and can check out the store to unlock and boost up their favorite Gotham Super Hero or Super-Villain with a promo sale.
  • DC Universe Online is celebrating Batman Day with an in-game Batwing form change trinket, free for all players, and a new Riddler-inspired aura for members between September 14-20.
  • DC’s digital subscription service, DC UNIVERSE, will also be celebrating with some exciting news you won’t want to miss!

Batman Around the World:

  • Fans in Mexico, Brazil, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, China and Japan can enjoy special offers, give-aways and exclusives on a variety of Batman comics. 
  • Italy Cartoon Network will host Batman themed programming starting on September 14 on CN+1.
  • Fans can register now for the virtual Batman run/walk in Brazil (https://www.yescom.com.br/batman).
  • In Japan, UNIQLO UT will be launching a collection of t-shirts and hoodies featuring Batman and other DC characters by renowned artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, in all UNIQLO stores on September 18.  
  • Fans in the UK will be able to enter competitions for the chance to win Batman bundles. In addition, there will be retail promotions with partners.

Free Digital Comics & Activity Kits:

  • DC will offer free digital comics including the first chapter of Batman: Curse of the White Knight graphic novel by Sean Gordon Murphy for adults and teens. Fans of any age can enjoy the free digital editions of Batman: The Adventures Continue #1 and the first chapter of the Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime graphic novel. Readers can find them at DCcomics.com and ReadDC.com as well as Apple, ComiXology.com, Google, Overdrive, Madefire and Nook.
  • Families can enjoy the timeless DC Super Hero with free activity kits to print at home, available at www.BatmanDay.com.
  • Explore more of the Batman universe with a curated reading list on www.BatmanDay.com

Watch Batman:

  • HBO Max will celebrate with a Batman takeover of the DC Brand Hub from September 18-19.
  • Key Cartoon Network international territories across APAC and EMEA will host exclusive Batman-themed programming and stunts for kids in September.

Shop Batman:

  • Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC are also joining forces with an extensive list of retail partners, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Target, iTunes, Walmart, GameStop and Google Play, among others who will have special Batman promotions.
  • Global partners such as LEGO, SpinMaster and Funko will release exclusive Batman products in celebration of the DC Super Hero’s big day.
  • Our Batman Day digital comics book sale will feature more than 400 eBooks and 3,000-plus digital comics, discounted as low as 99c for periodicals and as low as $5.99 for ebooks here.
  • Hero Initiative, the charity that helps comic book creators in medical and financial need, is celebrating Batman Day with the Batman 100 Project! Hero commissioned 100+ top artists to do original drawings on DC’s Batman #75, and the originals will be auctioned at Heritage Auctions (www.HA.com/Batman100) September 13-19.

Conceived by artist Bob Kane with writer Bill Finger, Batman is humanity’s timeless hero. First appearing in “Detective Comics #27” on March 30, 1939, the socialite Bruce Wayne turned crime-fighter called Batman has stood as a symbol of determination, bravery and justice to generations of fans for more than 80 years. He has influenced every area of modern entertainment, appearing in countless comic books, Saturday morning cartoons, multiple television series, video games, theme parks and experiences, toys, collectibles, apparel and lifestyle products, as well as, blockbuster animated and live-action films. Batman is a multi-billion dollar icon who continues to reign as the most popular single Super Hero ever created.

The Empire State Building’s Iconic Spire to Glow Yellow for Batman Day

Batman Day 2019

The global celebration of Batman Day will now reach 13 cities on six continents as Bat-Signal projections will also happen in Johannesburg on the Leonardo Building and Rome’s Roma Termini, announced today by DC and Warner Bros. Two special moments will occur in New York as the spire of the Empire State Building will shine Batman Yellow and across the East River in Brooklyn, the Bat-Signal will be projected on the west side face of the Domino Sugar Refinery.

The cities will join previously announced celebrations taking place around the world in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Berlin, London and more. To see one of the projections in person, all that is required is to go outside shortly before 8 p.m. local time in cities set to light up their skies. The complete list of cities marking Batman Day with Bat-Signal projections are:

  • Melbourne at Fed Square
  • Tokyo at MAGNET by SHIBUYA109 at Shibuya Scramble Crossing
  • Johannesburg at The Leonardo Building
  • Berlin at Potzdamer Platz 11
  • Rome at Roma Termini
  • Paris at Galeries Lafayette
  • Barcelona at Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
  • London at the Senate House
  • São Paulo at Itaúsa – LMB
  • Montreal at Complex Dupuis
  • New York at the Domino Sugar Refinery
  • Mexico City at Torre Reforma
  • Los Angeles at Los Angeles City Hall

Celebrate Batman Day on September 21

Batman Day 2019

Batman Day is almost here and to celebrate the Dark Knight’s 80 years as the World’s Greatest Detective, DC and Warner Bros. are lighting up the night skies by projecting the iconic Bat-Signal, as well as producing fan celebrations, in major cities around the globe on Saturday, September 21.

Like fireworks on New Year’s Eve, the glow of the distinctive Bat silhouette will illuminate the edifices of skyscrapers and landmarks around the world in rolling fashion as the sun sets in each city. And just like a solar eclipse, this may be a once-in-a-lifetime event!

Batman 80 years

Fans can zoom in and follow the festivities with the new interactive Batman Bat-Tracker launched by DC today. As cities flip the famous switch illuminating the insignia, the Batman Bat-Tracker will mirror the real-time projections. Additional information on Bat-Signal celebrations and activations in those cities can be found at Batman80.com.

To see one of the projections in person, all that is required is to go outside shortly before 8pm local time in cities set to light up their skies. So, start deciding which Batman t-shirt to wear Melbourne, Australia because you will be the first to celebrate under the Bat-Signal at Fed Square facing Flinders Street, 9 hours ahead of London and 14 hours ahead of New York (Gotham City!).

Other cities to send up the Bat-Signal include:

  • Tokyo at MAGNET by SHIBUYA109 at Shibuya Scramble Crossing
  • Berlin at Potzdamer Platz 11
  • Paris at Galeries Lafayette
  • Barcelona at Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
  • London at the Senate House
  • São Paulo at Itaúsa – LMB
  • New York TBA
  • Montreal at Complex Dupuis
  • Mexico City at Torre Reforma
  • Los Angeles at City Hall

Of course, a Batman Day celebration wouldn’t be complete without something extra special in Gotham City. Barnes & Noble Union Square is hosting a talent signing and panel discussion moderated by DC Publisher Dan DiDio and featuring award-winning Batman writers and artists Scott Snyder, Peter J. Tomasi, James Tynion, IV, and Brad Walker, as well as special activities all day long for kids and families.

In Los Angeles, DC and Warner Bros. will host a special Batman 5K night run and fan celebration. Fans can sign-up to participate. Batman runs will also take place throughout Asia (Shanghai, Manila, Singapore and Bangkok), Latin America (São Paulo and Mexico City) and Australia (Brisbane).

BATMAN COMICS FOR ALL AGES
DC Publishing will celebrate with activities at more than 2,000 international retail locations. In the U.S., comic shops and bookstores will offer free Batman Day special editions of THE BATMAN WHO LAUGHS and BATMAN: NIGHTWALKER. In Europe, in partnership with Eaglemoss, the LEGEND OF BATMAN collected edition will be available for free in the U.K., France, Germany and Spain. In select cities globally, talent appearances and signings by some of DC’s leading storytellers will also take place. Fans can visit DCComics.com/BatmanDay for participating retailers and partners, as well as suggested Batman reading lists.

BATMAN IN THE GAME
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is celebrating Batman’s 80th anniversary with an “Injustice 2” Mobile Batman arena marathon event from September 13-24 in which fans can battle for Batman rewards. In addition, DC Universe Online is showing its support from September 13-30 with two new Batman-themed in-game t-shirts. One is free to claim for all players and one is exclusively for members.

BE BATMAN
Warner Bros. Consumer Products launched custom Batman curated “Presented by Amazon” shops in Chicago, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Los Angeles that will be open through September 30, offering the largest collection of limited-edition Batman 80 merchandise.

The world-famous FAO Schwarz is inviting fans of all ages to shop limited-edition toys and collectibles, as well as take part in super-charged fan and family Saturdays throughout September, featuring a lineup of interactive experiences including a photo moment with the world’s most popular Super Hero himself on Batman Day.

In addition, LEGO brand retail stores in the U.S. and Canada will celebrate Batman Day with LEGO build events, in-store giveaways, and Batman takeovers on LEGO social channels. At nationwide retailers, fans will find Mattel’s Batman 80th Multiverse figures and Funko’s Batman 80th POPS!

Fans can also gear up for Batman Day with newly released fashion and sneakers. Available now, Detective Comics #27 by Rooster Teeth is an exclusive capsule collection featuring a fresh take on classic Batman art designed on high quality t-shirts, hoodies and more. Premium fashion brands Bait, The Hundreds, and Converse are also offering new Batman apparel and footwear.

WATCH BATMAN
DC Universe digital subscription service will be celebrating Batman Day with the promotion of exclusive Batman content including interviews, merchandise, sweepstakes and more along with its extensive collection of Batman videos and comics. In addition, Cartoon Network will celebrate with Batman-themed stunts on Batman Day and throughout the month. Warner TV Asia, Warner Channel Latin America and HBO India will also showcase Batman content and promotions on their channels.

BATMAN GIVES BACK
DC is collaborating with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to recognize kids, teens and youth development professionals who stand up for positive change in their communities – just like Batman! Through AT&T Aspire, an initiative using innovation in education to drive student success in school and beyond, 30 Boys & Girls Clubs around the country will celebrate members of their Club community, who represent the qualities of DC’s most popular Super Hero on September 21.


Batman was first introduced to the public in Detective Comics #27 (March 1939) and was created for DC by Bob Kane with Bill Finger. The Bat-Signal first appeared in Detective Comics #60 (December 1941).

September 15th is Batman Day!

DC Entertainment has announced new details for Batman Day 2018. Now in its fifth year, the fan-favorite holiday will take place on September 15, 2018 and include Batman-themed events at thousands of comic book retailers, bookstores, schools and libraries worldwide. Key Batman Day partners include Barnes & Noble, Indigo, Books-A-Million and more. Fans around the world are invited to join DC in honoring this iconic Super Hero.

As part of the Batman Day festivities, fans who visit participating retailers will receive the first chapter of Batman: White Knight, written and drawn by Sean Murphy, a month ahead of the collected edition release. The book will also feature a preview of another upcoming DC Black Label title Batman: Damned by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo. Younger fans can pick up a free copy of the first chapter of Batman: A Lot of Li’l Gotham. In addition to comic books, DC is providing retailers access to an assortment of additional offerings to help in the celebration of Batman Day, including a fun online activity kit.

Digital readers are invited to celebrate The Dark Knight with the Batman Day digital sale from September 11-17. The event will include hundreds of Batman eBooks on sale for $4.99 or $5.99 on ReadDC.com, comiXology.com, Google Play, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook and iTunes.

DC is continuing its partnership with publishers such as HarperCollins, Random House Children’s Books, Penguin Random House, DK, Simon & Schuster and Scholastic to bring Batman Day celebrations to thousands of book stores, comic retailers and libraries.

Following Batman Day, DC will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Dark Knight with a year-long celebration in 2019. On March 30, 1939, artist Bob Kane with writer Bill Finger gave life to Batman in Detective Comics #27. In 2019, DC will celebrate the publishing milestone of the comic book series’ monumental 1000th issue as well as Batman’s 80th anniversary. More details on the year-long celebration will be released in the coming months.

Batman Day Exclusive – One:12 Collective Batman – Ascending Knight – Black Variant

Featuring an all black outfit with a gold tone belt, this Batman Day Exclusive The One:12 Collective Batman-Ascending Knight  is only available through MezcoToyz.com and limited to a 1939 piece production run, which happens to be the year he debuted.

The One:12 Collective celebrates Batman Day 2017 with am exclusive Limited Edition Ascending Knight  Black Variant. This unique color variation pays homage to the dark knight as he first appeared in Detective Comics in 1939 while invoking a dark and menacing visage. Featuring the wide shaped cowl, shorter gloves and smaller symbol on his chest. All inspired by his original debut in the comics.

The One:12 Collective Batman—Ascending Knight features:
•  One (1) detailed Batman head portrait
•  One (1) detailed Bruce Wayne head portrait
•  A One:12 Collective body with over 30 points of articulation
•  Hand-painted, authentic detailing
•  Over 16cm tall
•  Seven (7) interchangeable hands including:
– One (1) pair of fists (L & R)
– One (1) pair of Batarang holding hands (L & R)
– One (1) pair of posing hands (L & R)
– One (1) grappling-hook holding hand (R)

Costume:
•  Cowled Head
•  Monochrome black on black outfit with body armor detail
•  Leather-like cape
•  3D chest insignia
•  Spiked wrist cuffs and SAP gloves
•  Gold-tone Utility belt with grapple gun holster
•  Highly detailed tactical boots

Accessories:
•  One (1) grappling gun
•  One (1) closed grappling hook for grappling gun
•  One (1) open grappling hook for grappling gun
•  One (1) open grappling hook with attached rope
•  Six (6) Batarangs
•  One (1) heavy assault Batarang (Bat-brick)
•  One (1) tranq-dart wrist crossbow
•  One (1) One:12 Collective display base with logo
•  One (1) One:12 Collective adjustable display post

Each Batman Day Exclusive One:12 Collective Batman—Ascending Knight figure is packaged in a collector friendly box, designed with collectors in mind, there are no twist ties for easy in and out of package display.

This The One:12 Collective figure is available for pre-order through the Mezco Toyz website and is expected to ship some time between February and April 2018.

Harley Quinn Turns 25 and Promptly Takes over Batman Day

In celebration of Harley Quinn’s 25th Anniversary, this year the bubbly Super-Villain will take over DC’s annual Batman Day celebration on September 23, 2017. The announcement was made on the DC Harley Quinn: Celebrating 25 Years panel at SDCC. The panel included moderator and current Harley Quinn writer Jimmy Palmiotti, and panelists Amanda Conner, Paul Dini, Chad Hardin, Alex Sinclair, Tara Strong and more!

Harley Quinn debuted on Batman: The Animated Series in the episode “Joker’s Favor,” which originally aired in September 1992. Co-created by the acclaimed Paul Dini and Bruce Timm Harley Quinn spawned the now popular and plentiful comic series and is one of the fastest growing characters in DC history, becoming a top ten character in only the last 25 years.

DC will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Harley Quinn in a big way, with key new releases in the coming months including, Harley Quinn: A Rogues Gallery – The Deluxe Cover Art Collection, Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary Special, and an oversized anniversary issue featuring Harley’s entire cast of crazy characters, Harley Quinn #25.

Stay tuned for more details on Harley Quinn’s takeover of Batman Day on September 23.

Entertainment Earth Spotlight: Celebrate Batman Day with These Items!

It’s Batman Day. Hopefully, you’ve gone at and celebrated at your local comic shop, but the day is not over yet and there’s still time to celebrate by picking up these cool Batman items. Entertainment Earth has been running a sale with some items being up to 60% off!

Film cells, clocks, watches, cookie jars, figures, ties, and more are on sale or discounted. Time is running out.

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Celebrate Batman Day with a Massive Digital Comics Sale

Batman Day 2016DC is inviting fans everywhere to get ready for Batman Day 2016 (September 17) by diving into the Dark Knight’s legendary adventures with special digital comics sales.

From September 13-19, 100 digital comics and 15-eBooks will be available for a special price during the giant “Road to Batman Day” sale. Iconic titles spanning Batman’s illustrious history through the Golden, Silver, Bronze and Modern Ages of comics will be featured! eBooks and individual issue periodicals will have a 75% discount.

On Batman Day, Bat-fans can pick-up digital collected editions of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s historic run on Batman with Batman Vol. 7: Endgame, while young fans can enjoy Batman Adventures Vol. 1 by Kelley Puckett and Ty Templeton, as both books will be on sale for $3.99 each.

The following digital retailers will be participating in the “Road to Batman Day” and the BATMAN DAY sale: readdcentertainment.com, the DC Comics iOS and Android apps, comiXology, Amazon Kindle, Google Play, Apple iBooks and Barnes & Noble NOOK.

Now in its third year, the annual fan-favorite event was first introduced timed to its world-renowned character’s 75th year anniversary.

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