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Batman Day 2020 Brings Us a Reminder of Hope in This Wild Year

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BY September 19, 2020

Regardless of who your favorite superhero is, there’s a pretty good chance that Batman ranks pretty high up on your list. He’s ruthless, powerful, cunning, and has one of the best backstories in the world of heroes and villains. So, this September 19th, we’re happy to celebrate Batman Day 2020! Let’s take a quick look at the history of Batman day and see what DC Comics is doing to celebrate.

Batman Day 2020 Brings Promotions, Celebrations, and More!

Batman Day has been a day of celebration since 2014. DC Comics decided to create the event during the 75th anniversary of the character, who first appeared in Detective Comics back in 1939. The 2014 event was held on July 23rd, which was designed to line up with that year’s San Diego Comic-Con. However, it is now held on the third Saturday in September each year.

Having such a special celebration of a fan-favorite character is proof that Batman will always be important to us, regardless of how many years go by. Not only was Batman one of DC Comic’s first major players in the industry, but the first film adaptation in 1943 helped pave the way for superhero films. Since then, we’ve had countless comic books, movies, shows, and merchandise focusing on the infamous vigilante, Bruce Wayne.

batman day 2020 Our next Batman will be here soon. Image via Warner Bros.

DC Celebrates With Promotions

Whether you choose to spend the day rewatching your favorite Batman movies (we’re currently loading up The Dark Knight for a rewatch) or read your old editions of comic books, it’s an easy holiday to celebrate! DC Comics is giving fans an extra treat with a few special promotions.

Batman: Curse of the White Knight #1, Batman: The Adventure Continues #1, and Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime are all available for free for a short time on the DC Comics website. So, if you’ve been meaning to brush up on your Bat-history, now is the time!

The newest LEGO Batman set, the 1989 Batwing, is also being advertised in honor of Batman day. It will become available starting October 21st, so now is your chance to sign up for the VIP Early Access! Non-VIPs will be able to order it on November 1st.

Looking for some child-friendly ways to celebrate? There are full Batman Day Activity Kits and build-your-own Bat-Signal printouts available, too. Check out DC Comics for even more Batman Day 2020 activities, sales, and more!

Let us know how you’re celebrating Batman Day 2020 in the comments below!

Featured image via Warner Bros.

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Meghan Hale is a graduate student living right outside of Toronto, Canada. She has always been the go-to gal for talking about anything film related and has a frustratingly long list of movie trivia up her sleeve. She is currently working on her first screenplay, as well as a horror novel, with the goal of publishing it while Stephen King is still around to read it.

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