Media Release — Get ready for the celebration of a legendary superhero who we all love, the Dark Knight himself, Batman. DC Entertainment has made it official, Saturday, September 17th 2016, will be BATMAN DAY.
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 has combined forces with thousands of comic book retailers, bookstores, schools and libraries across the country to bring fans exciting festivities in honor of Gotham’s protector.
There will be Batman-centric promotions, free comic book giveaways, talent signings and more all to honor the character that has become a Superhero to many generations and continues to inspire fans across the globe. Confirmed signing feature blockbuster talent like Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Tom King, James Tynion IV, and Greg Capullo with many more to be announced. For more information, please see our events page.
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, as well as contributing materials to a digital activity kit that includes coloring pages, printable masks, games and much more for retailers to create their own Batman Day events!
Join us for one of the most anticipated days of the year, as we celebrate the Dark Knight on September 17th!