In celebration of Batman’s 75th anniversary, DC Entertainment is partnering with comic shops across the nation to celebrate “Batman Day” on Wednesday, July 23. As part of the festivities, fans who visit participating retailers receive a FREE, special edition of DETECTIVE COMICS #27, featuring a reimagining of Batman’s 1939 comic book debut, designed by Chip Kidd with a script by The New York Times #1 bestselling author Brad Meltzer.
In addition to the comic book, DC Entertainment is providing retailers access to an assortment of other collectibles to help in the celebration of “Batman Day” including:
*A Batman 75th anniversary cape
*Bookmarks featuring essential Batman graphic novels
*4 Batman masks designed by comic book artist Ryan Sook spotlighting a variety of the character’s iconic looks from his 75-year history.
DETECTIVE COMICS #27: Batman’s first appearance, as drawn by Bob Kane
BATMAN ’66: inspired by the classic TV series starring Adam West
THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS: As drawn by Frank Miller
DC COMICS – THE NEW 52: As drawn by Greg Capullo
Fans who visit comic stores on “Batman Day” also have the opportunity to purchase ROBIN RISES: OMEGA #1, an oversized one-shot story from bestselling creators Peter J. Tomasi and Andy Kubert and GRAYSON # 1 by Tim Seeley and Mikel Janin, which depicts the original Robin, Dick Grayson, in an all new monthly series in which the crime fighter turned super spy fights to clear his name.
Throughout the celebration of Batman’s 75th anniversary, multiple artists have produced Batman 75 variant covers that include:
• Action Comics #33 (MAY140221) features art by Kevin Nowlan
• Aquaman #33 (MAY140187) features art by Graham Nolan
• Batgirl #33 (MAY140250) features art by Cliff Chiang
• Batman #33 (MAY140231) features art by Bryan Hitch
• Batman and Robin #33 (MAY140239) features art by Michael Wm. Kaluta
• Batman/Superman #13 (MAY140235) features art by Dan Jurgens and Danny Miki
• Batwoman #33 (MAY140252) features art by Klaus Janson
• Detective Comics #33 (MAY140241) features art by Jim Steranko
• Earth 2 #25 (MAY140205) features art by Walter Simonson
• The Flash #33 (MAY140195) features art by Kim Jung Gi
• Grayson #1 Batman 75 Variant Edition (MAY140157) features art by Jock
• Green Lantern #33 (MAY140259) features art by Ethan Van Sciver
• Green Lantern Corps #33 (MAY140262) features art by Sean Chen
• Harley Quinn #8 (MAY140247) features art by Dave Johnson
• Justice League #33 (MAY140178) features art by Darwyn Cooke
• Justice League Dark #33 (MAY140191) features art by Kelley Jones
• Justice League United #3 (MAY140170) features art by Mario Alberti
• Superman#33 (MAY140207) features art by Erik Larsen
• Superman/Wonder Woman #10 (MAY140217) features art by Karl Kerschl
• Teen Titans #1 (MAY140165) features art by Joe Quiñones
• Wonder Woman #33 (MAY140201) features art by Joshua Middleton
|Detective Comics #33 (MAY140241) features art by Jim Steranko||Justice League #33 (MAY140178) features art by Darwyn Cooke||Green Lantern Corps #33 (MAY140262) features art by Sean Chen|
|Justice League Dark #33 (MAY140191) features art by Kelley Jones||Justice League United #3 (MAY140170) features art by Mario Alberti|
Make sure to order these Batman 75 variant covers now at your local comic shop!
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