DC has release new information about September 26’s upcoming Batman Day the 2nd Annual event specifically celebrating the Dark Knight and his family of characters. See the text of the press release below for all the information about the special event and the offerings you can find at your local comic shop on Batman Day. And see above for a gallery of distributor variant covers for the special issue that will be available for free.
Batman Day” is back by popular demand, honoring one of the most iconic Super Heroes of all time. The Caped Crusader celebration features all things Batman from comics to video games and more, inviting fans everywhere to partake in festivities at thousands of comic book shops, bookstores, schools, libraries and other retail partners.
In honor of “Batman Day” fans will receive a free copy of BATMAN ENDGAME SPECIAL EDITION #1 with an 8-page preview of the upcoming BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL at their local comic shops, libraries and bookstores. The following retailers will carry free, exclusive variant covers for BATMAN ENDGAME SPECIAL EDITION #1 allowing fans to create a set: comic book specialty shops, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Books a Million, FYE, Gamestop, Hastings, Hot Topic, Spencers, Apple iTunes, Amazon, ComiXology, Google Play and Nook. Many of these retailers will also offer fun promotional giveaways and special deals on Batman products.
“Batman Day” partners include Warner Bros. Consumer Products with licensees Bendon, Capstone, Penguin Random House, Scholastic, and DK Publishing, as well as DC Collectibles, WaterTower Music, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Partners will provide unique retail and digital promotional tie-ins to celebrate the world-renowned Caped Crusader.
Signings and meet-and-greets with top Batman talent including an all star line-up at Baltimore Comic-Con with Scott Snyder, Greg Pak, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Peter Tomasi, Cully Hammer, and Klaus Janson. Additional Batman day signings include acclaimed artist and DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Jim Lee (Los Angeles), Greg Capullo (Guilderland, NY), Tom King(Baltimore), Paul Dini (Los Angeles), Tim Seeley (Chicago), Dan Jurgens (St. Paul), Brenden Fletcher (Toronto, ON), Sean Murphy (Brooklyn) Len Wein (Los Angeles), Chris Burnham(Burbank), Ray Fawkes (Toronto, ON), Pat Gleason (St. Paul), Brian Buccellato (Los Angeles),Kyle Higgins (Los Angeles), Matt Manning (Asheville, NC), Daniel Wallace (Eden Prarie, MN), with many more to be announced.
For more information, and for a list of many of the participating comic shops, libraries, bookstores and retailers, visit the new Batman Day website: www.dccomics.com/batmanday.