Friday, September 20, 2019


Bat Signal projected on Detroit's Renaissance Center
Comic book retailers in Detroit and around the country will be celebrating the 80th anniversary of Caped Crusader adventures on Saturday, September 20, 2019 with BATMAN DAY. While supplies last, participating comic shops and book stores will be distributing 2 FREE Batman comic books. Pick up a Batman Day Edition of BATMAN: NIGHTWALKER or THE BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #1 with a Batman Who Laughs cut-out mask! Plus many of these locations are hosting Batman themed activities, discounts, and giveaways.


Free Comic Books

Based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Marie Lu, this upcoming graphic novel adaptation brings to life the dark mysteries behind the gates of Arkham Asylum. Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and 18-year-old Bruce Wayne is next on their list. Read a preview excerpt from this young adult genre graphic novel printed as a Batman Day special edition.


Free Comic Books

This is a reprint of the 2017 one-shot story spinning out of DARK NIGHTS: METAL and comes with a special card stock cover that has a cut out mask of the Batman Who Laughs. That mask will be great for some Batman Day selfies!


While flipping through the pages of your free comic books enjoy streaming the perfect soundtrack for some Batman reading. Spotify has compiled the Ultimate Batman Playlist of music from Batman-related films, television and games. From songs by Prince and R.E.M. to orchestral tunes by Danny Elfman and Hans Zimmer, these are perfect tunes to make you feel you've been transported to Gotham City while immersing yourself within these Batman Day comic books There is even a ditty featuring Mark Hamill in his joker persona from the Batman animated television shows.


As darkness sets look up into the night sky as Bat Signals will be illuminated on landmark locations around the world honoring the 80th anniversary of this pop culture icon. Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Montreal, New York, Paris and Tokyo are a few of the spots where you should keep an eye out for a glimpse of the Bat Signal. Follow along with the Bat-Tracker as the Bat Signal makes its way around the globe celebrating Batman Day.

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