Sept. 26 is Batman Day (same bat month, same bat day) and you know what that means: time to celebrate! Here are some ideas for how to do just that.
1. Enter DC’s official Batman Day sweekstakes
What better way to celebrate than to win free loot! Here’s the link to enter.
2. Get a free comic
Participating stores will be giving away a free BATMAN ENDGAME SPECIAL EDITION #1 with an 8-page preview of the upcoming BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL. Find a store using the local comic shop locator and go get yours!
3. Go to a Batman talent signing
As part of Batman Day there will be signings and meet-and-greets with top Batman talent including an all star line-up at Baltimore Comic-Con with Scott Snyder, Greg Pak, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Peter Tomasi, Cully Hammer, and Klaus Janson.
Additional Batman day signings include acclaimed artist and DC Co-Publisher Jim Lee (Los Angeles), Greg Capullo (Guilderland, NY), Tom King (Baltimore), Paul Dini (Los Angeles), Tim Seeley (Chicago), Dan Jurgens (St. Paul), Brenden Fletcher (Toronto, ON), Sean Murphy (Brooklyn) Len Wein (Los Angeles), Chris Burnham (Burbank), Ray Fawkes (Toronto, ON), Pat Gleason (St. Paul), Brian Buccellato (Los Angeles), Kyle Higgins (Los Angeles), Matt Manning (Asheville, NC), Daniel Wallace (Eden Prarie, MN).
For the full list with locations and talent, click here and scroll down.
4. Go to an international Batman Day event
If you’re not based in the U.S., there are some international events taking place in countries like Germany, Israel, Japan, South Korea and Mexico. Click here and see if there’s an event near you.
5. Stay home with a free activity book
Don’t want to leave your bat cave? No worries! Download a free Batman activity book with puzzles, coloring pages and cut-out masks. Na-na-na-na Batman!
6. Eat Bat cupcakes
Walk into a Sprinkles cupcake store dressed as Batman and get free Dark Knight cupcakes. But there’s no time to lose! Only the first 100 customers can redeem this offer. If you don’t have a Batman costume, just download the free activity book above and wear a cut-out mask!
7. Check out Amazon’s Lightning Deals for Batman Day
Throughout the day Amazon will be selling Batman books and merchandise and ridiculously discounted prices, often between 50-60% off. Go keep an eye on the Gold Box/Lightning deals page.