Mumbai: DC has announced that it will celebrate Batman Day on 17 September by providing fans with free comics at participating comic book shops. Titles available include "Batman: Hush" by writer Jeph Loeb and artist Jim Lee and "Batman’s Mystery Casebook – Batman Day Special Edition #1" by writer Sholly Fisch and artist Christopher Uminga.
Global celebrations for DC’s Batman will once again span the globe as fans celebrate the world’s greatest detective and over 80 years of storytelling around "The Dark Knight."
In India, fans will get to participate in exciting social media contests hosted by partner brands like Boat, Shop The Arena, etc. and win gift hampers worth Rs 2,499 to celebrate Dark Knight’s Day.
In the month of September, Warner Bros. consumer products and merchandise brands such as Be Young, BonKids, That Dog in Tuxedo, Redwolf and many others will offer Batman fans the chance to immerse in the world of Gotham with cool range of Batman products on sale on their websites and also have a chance to win gift hampers worth Rs 2,499 and Rs 2,999.
DC is also releasing a special edition of 2002’s "Batman #608," the first chapter of Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee's 12-part mystery spanning Gotham City and the Dark Knight's greatest foes, to get fans excited about the upcoming "Batman: Hush 20th Anniversary Edition" hardcover, available in October.
Fans anywhere can tune in and see that Batman’s incredible Rogue’s Gallery has hacked Batman’s social channels–and is taking over the DC Shop! DC fans can follow along on social media as iconic super-villains share their thoughts on the world’s greatest detective on Batman on Twitter, and check the DC Shop for new, super-villain themed merchandise.
Batman Day with HBO Max
HBO Max announced the lead voice cast behind the upcoming animated feature-length film "Batman Azteca: Choque De Imperios." Kids and families can also celebrate with Batwheels, DC’s first-ever Batman preschool series, which will zoom into Batman Day with a half-hour origin special premiering exclusively first on Cartoonito on HBO Max in the US and LATAM.