DC to Fete the Dark Knight

DC Entertainment has unveiled plans for its fifth annual Batman Day celebration.
License Global

August 28, 2018

DC to Fete the Dark Knight

This year’s event will include a host of Batman-themed events at comic book retailers, bookstores, schools, libraries and more across the globe.

Key retail partners include Indigo, Books-A-Million, Barnes & Noble and more.

To mark the occasion, fans who visit participating retailers will have the chance to pick up the first chapter of

Batman: White Knight,

written and drawn by Sean Murphy, a month before the collector’s edition release. The book will contain a preview of another upcoming DC Black Label comic,

Batman: Damned

by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo. Younger Batman enthusiasts can get their hands on the first chapter of

Batman: A Lot Of Li’l Gotham.

DC has given each retailer a variety of offerings, such as an online activity kit to celebrate the occasion further.

Digital readers can celebrate the masked hero with the Batman Day digital sale on Sept. 11-17. The event will offer hundreds of Batman eBooks for purchase at ReadDC.com, comiXology.com, Google Play, Amazon Kindle, Barnes

& Noble Nook and iTunes. The publishing deals were made possible through DC’s partners HarperCollins, Random House Children’s Books, Penguin Random House, DK, Simon & Schuster and Scholastic.

Batman Day kicks off Sept. 15.

DC will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Dark Knight with a year-long celebration in 2019.

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