Soon enough it will be time for all of us Bat Fans to blast out of the cave and head to the local comic book shop for Batman Day 2016. Here is a nice bit of news below that made me even more excited for Sept 17th. I know I’ll be in line to grab this great looking comic. Is this cover now an even bigger reason for you to go to Batman Day? Let us know what you think the comments below.
Reported by Previews World
“Just in time for Batman Day 2016, DC solicits the new, promotionally priced Batman #1 Batman Day Special Edition! This new reprint of Batman #1 will feature the variant cover by Howard Porter with new trade dress. This issue will reprint the acclaimed story written by Tom King with art by David Finch and Matt Banning! Batman #1 Batman Day Special Edition (JUN168582) is available as a free giveaway for Batman Day on September 17 and will arrive in stores on September 14.” Original article here
Full Batman Day 2016 information can be found on DC Comics website here.
“2016’s Annual Celebration for World’s Most Popular Super Hero Slated for September 17
DC Entertainment will join millions of fans in celebration of the pop culture phenomenon as Saturday, September 17th is officially announced as BATMAN DAY 2016.
Celebrating Batman’s endearing legacy with generations of fans, DC Entertainment will once again fete the iconic legend with festivities at thousands of comic book retailers, bookstores, schools and libraries across the country. Retail activities include free comic book giveaways and talent signings. Confirmed signing events feature blockbuster talent like Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Tom King, James Tynion IV, and Greg Capullo with many more to be announced.
In addition to DC Entertainment, BATMAN DAY participating partners include many Warner Bros. divisions, as well as Warner Bros. Consumer Products licensees — Capstone Young Readers, Penguin Random House, Scholastic, DK Licensing, Bendon, and HarperCollins. These partnerships provide the unique opportunity for retail and digital promotion across various media in celebration of the Dark Knight.
The annual fan-favorite event, now in its third year, was first introduced to honor the iconic character’s 75th anniversary. Continuing the BATMAN DAY tradition, DC Entertainment will present Bat-centric promotions, fan giveaways and more, all to honor the character that has become a Super Hero to many generations and continues to inspire fans across the globe.
The official BATMAN DAY event kit will include activity sheets, trivia, and games and will be available for download on www.dccomics.com/batmandaykit. “