This year marks the 75th anniversary of Batman and on this day, Wednesday, July 23rd, bookstores, comic shops, and libraries nationwide will be celebrating and observing this momentous occasion! This participating comic shops and other locations will be giving away free copies of “Detective Comics” #27 Special Edition which is a remastered take on the first comic to introduce Batman to the world at large. Then, on Saturday, July 26th, libraries all over the country will get in on the action and feature Batman-themed activities and more free giveaways including “Detective Comics” #27 Special Edition! Other things to be on the lookout for are bookmarks, bags, Batman 75th anniversary capes, four masks based on the Dark Knight’s different era’s in history, and more!
“Detective Comics” #27 Special Edition itself includes stories by Brad Meltzer, Scott Snyder, Bryan Hitch, and Sean Murphy. Also, Batman’s first adventure “The Case of the Chemical Syndicate” by Bob Kane and Bill Finger will be reprinted in all its glory and detail alongside a special look into Meltzer and Chip Kidd’s awesome rendition on the original “Detective Comics” #27.
So get out there Bat-fans and enjoy Batman Day!
Source: DC Comics