Today, thousands of comic shops and bookstores worldwide are celebrating Batman Day. They’re hosting parties, giving away free Batman comics and in some locations, handing out some awesome Batman masks. Based on four distinct Dark Knight-eras, these masks are fun and perfect for a little cell phone photography. And since Batman has shown he’s not above taking an occasional selfie, we’re putting a call out for some BatSelfies!
San Diego Comic-Con always brings its fair share of surprises, but if there’s one thing that we know for certain, it’s that people are going to be talking about it all weekend. Here's how to make sure your DC Comics tweets get noticed.
It’s Batman’s 75 Anniversary, and between his upcoming adventures on the big screen (in the now filming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), small screen (as a young boy in this fall’s Gotham), video game consoles (in Batman: Arkham Knight and LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham), animation (Batman: Assault on Arkham) and multiple ongoing comic books (including his very first weekly, Batman Eternal), it’s going to be a big couple of years for the Dark Knight. But that’s okay, he’s used to it.
Over twenty hot artists from DC Comics, the tattoo art scene, the graffiti world, and the edge of cool have all been given the ultimate blank slate—a white latex reproduction of Batman’s famous cowl and cape. Each will bring his or her own unique sensibility to decorate this piece however they see fit in Cape/Cowl/Create, a remarkable art exhibit coming to San Diego Comic-Con.
Cat Staggs is one of the coolest artists around right now, known to DC readers for her work on special editions of Smallville, The Vampire Diaries, as well as Phantom Lady. Now she brings her unique style to an American icon in the digital-first Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #1.
During today’s session at the Television Critics Association press tour, The Flash producers announced that actor Wentworth Miller has been cast in the guest starring role of Leonard Snart, better known to most fans as Captain Cold.