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Fans to celebrate global Batman Day

Published on: 9th September 2022

Celebrations for DC’s Batman will once again span the globe as fans celebrate over 80 years of this iconic crime-fighter.

The Big DC Giveaway is UK fans’ window into the world of DC, offering the chance to win exclusive prizes every month, like a family trip to Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. Members of the newsletter community will also be able to access more secret competitions and fans are invited to visit www.thebigdcgiveaway.co.uk on 17th September for a chance to win prizes. Kids will have the chance to meet Batman at selected The Entertainer stores across the UK, and fans can tune in to Cartoon Network for the chance to win an amazing Batman Day bundle including an Xbox Series S.

DC and HBO Max announce new voice talent on the anticipated animated feature-length film Batman Azteca: Choque De Imperios, a new Batwheels special, and Batman: The Audio Adventures expands to new platforms.

Kids and families can also celebrate with Batwheels, DC’s first ever Batman pre-school 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. Secret Origin of the Batwheels will tell the backstory of how a group of young sentient super-powered vehicles Bam, Bibi, Redbird, Batwing, and Buff formed their super hero team.

Season one of Batman: The Audio Adventures – HBO Max’s first scripted original podcast will be available on all podcast platforms. Fans can also pick up the comic book series, Batman: The Audio Adventures, written by series writer Dennis McNicholas, with issue number one on sale 27th September. At participating comic book shops, fans can pick up free comic books on Batman Day.

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 have hacked Batman’s social channels and are taking over the DC Shop. DC fans can follow along on social as iconic super villains share their thoughts on the World’s Greatest Detective on Batman on Twitter, and check DC Shop for new, Super-Villain themed merchandise.

MultiVersus, the free-to-play platform fighter videogame, will celebrate Batman Day with an in-game event granting a Batman profile icon to players who complete 20 matches as the Caped Crusader from September 16th to 19th.

Injustice 2 Mobile will celebrate Batman Day from September 13th to 19th with free daily in-game gifts and a Batman Day logo profile picture for players. Beginning on September 16th, players can also enjoy a special classic Batman arena invasion event and various in-game sales.

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Cartamundi will be joining the celebration of Batman Day through their next digital drop of DC Hybrid NFT Trading Cards on Monday, September 19, which features the Justice League. Using the Hro app, a platform that combines the physical and digital worlds, fans can buy, sell, and trade their way to complete collections of hybrid NFT trading cards featuring their favourite DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains. For more information about the upcoming Justice League drop, please visit https://hro.gg or follow @Hro on Twitter.

For more news on all the Batman Day activations happening around the globe, check out the Batman Day Hub at dc.com/batmanday, and follow @Batman on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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