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DC Comics’ “Superman ’78” and “Batman ’89” Series Coming This July

The Press Release:
The Movie Worlds of Superman ’78 and Batman ’89 Are Heading to Comics in Two All-New DC Digital First Series! The gothic mentality of Tim Burton’s Batman lurks around every corner in Batman ’89 by Screenwriter Sam Hamm and Artist Joe Quinones! You’ll believe a man can fly in Superman ’78 by Writer Rob Venditti and Artist Wilfredo Torres!

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Beginning in July 2021, decades after both Richard Donner’s Superman: The Movie and Tim Burton’s Batman introduced generations of fans to silver screen versions of DC’s Man of Steel and the World’s Greatest Detective, DC is returning to these beloved properties to tell new stories set within these worlds with the publication of a series of Superman ’78 and Batman ’89 comic books. Writer Rob Venditti and artist Wilfredo Torres will capture imaginations in Superman ’78 while screenwriter Sam Hamm and artist Joe Quinones will immerse readers into Batman ’89.
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DC Comics Announces: “Dark Nights: Death Metal” Band Edition Limited Series

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The Press Release:
In anticipation of the international launch of DC’s runaway 2020 hit limited series, Dark Nights: Death Metal, the publisher announced today plans to collaborate with seven of the most renowned metal music bands for Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition. Representing a cross-section of metal music from across genres and generations, each special edition will feature a variant cover spotlighting a different metal band, an introduction from the band and exclusive interview. The lineup includes:

Issue #1: Featured band: Megadeth – Cover artist: Juanjo Guarnido

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“Dark Nights: Death Metal” Band Edition #1 (Megadeth)

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Celebrate “Batman Day” @ Participating Retailers

Today is “Batman Day” and its your chance to celebrate all things related to the Caped Crusader, The Dark Knight or simply just The Batman. We’ve always rallied behind this particular day as an almost lifelong comic book fan and while there is a lot going on at your participating comic book retailer, this narrative will only shine the Bat-signal on the free comic books. Take a look.

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight 2020 Batman Day Special Edition #1:
In this explosive sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT from writer/artist Sean Murphy, The Joker recruits Azrael to help him expose a shocking secret from the Wayne family’s legacy—and to run Gotham City into the ground! As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from danger, the mystery of his ancestry unravels, dealing a devastating blow to the Dark Knight. Exciting new villains and unexpected allies will clash in this unforgettable chapter of the White Knight saga—and the truth about the blood they shed will shake Gotham to its core!

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“Batman: Curse of the White Knight” 2020 Batman Day Special Edition #1

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Batman Day @ Participating Retailers

Today is Batman Day at your neighborhood participating comic book retailer. If they are taking part in this annual fun event, there are several free Batman comic books to take home along with numerous discounts on all things related to The Dark Knight.

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McFarlane Toys Reveals: DC Multiverse “Batman” Action Figure

You might recall our helping to herald the news about the McFarlane Toys releases under the “DC Multiverse” line of highly articulated action figures. If you are new to the site you can click HERE to review that as it will help you know which ones you need for your collection. Now its time to share some exciting news, as the legendary Todd McFarlane has revealed a brand-new Batman figure. Read on.

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The Press Release:
Todd McFarlane, one of the most iconic comic book artists of the late 20th century, has unveiled a brand-new DC Multiverse Batman action figure designed, created and produced by McFarlane and his award-winning McFarlane Toys company.

This new Batman action figure is inspired from the mind of Todd McFarlane. McFarlane has created a new never-before-seen before version of Batman’s costume. It features a Black Cape and Cowl, comes with two swords, a base, and includes a collectible art card with Todd McFarlane’s Batman artwork on front and character biography on the back. The incredibly detailed 7-inch scale figure is designed with McFarlane Toys’ signature “Ultra Articulation” with up to 22 moving parts for a full range of posing and play.

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