DC is gearing up for Batman Day 2018 and had just released some new details for fans. The holiday will take place on September 15, 2018 and include Batman-themed events at comic book shops, bookstores, schools and libraries worldwide.
Fans who visit retailers participating in Batman Day will receive the first chapter of Batman: White Knight, written and drawn by Sean Murphy, a month ahead of the collected edition release. The book will also feature a preview of another upcoming DC Black Label, Batman: Damned by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo. Younger Bat-fans can pick up a free copy of the first chapter of Batman: A Lot of Li’l Gotham. DC is also providing retailers access to an online activity kit.
Digital readers are in for a treat with the Batman Day digital sale, which will last September 11-17. The event will include hundreds of Batman eBooks on sale for $4.99 or $5.99 on ReadDC.com, comiXology.com, Google Play, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook and iTunes.
Following Batman Day this year, DC will commemorate the Dark Knight’s 80th anniversary with a year-long celebration in 2019. Details are scarce, but DC will celebrating the publishing milestone of Detective Comics’ 1,000th issue. DC will be releasing more details on the year-long celebration in the coming months.
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Source: DC Comics