If you love comics and superheroes, you would definitely love Batman. Ever since he was launched as a character in DC Comics in the year 1939, he has been continuing to enthrall people of all age groups to date.  Batman’s first ever appearance was in Detective Comics No. 27, on 1st May 1939. To mark the day of Batman’s entry into the comic world, every year, a day in the latter half of September, is celebrated as Batman Day. This culture is quite popular in places such as the USA, UK, and Australia.

 

When is Batman Day 2019 in London?

September 21st, 2019

 

How is it Celebrated?

Every year, comic lovers consider this day as the perfect opportunity to exhibit their love towards one of their all-time favorites, the Batman. You can find people dressed in Batman-themed costumes on the roads when you walk past.

Some schools also encourage their students to dress up as Batman and enact a few of their favorite scenes.

Even adults aren’t left behind. You may find people dressed up in the iconic black Batman suit even in offices. Hard-core Batman lovers organize a Batman theme party in their houses and request their guests to come dressed as characters related to the Batman.

Book lovers get together to form the Alfred Reading Club.  This club is nothing but a group of comic lovers getting together to read out their favorite Batman comics and share memorable moments with fellow Batman lovers.

In 2017, this day was celebrated on 23rd September, whereas last year, DC declared 15th September, 2018 as Batman Day.

Read more about – How to Celebrate the Batman Day in 2019

 

Celebrating the Rich History of Batman’s Journey

From being introduced as one of the comic characters in DC Comics in the year 1939 to becoming a standalone superhero, who is looked upon by one and all, the Batman has an interesting journey in the world of comics. In London and elsewhere, Batman lovers wait eagerly for September, so that they can cherish the journey of this superhero. This year, it is going to be very special because, Batman Day will be celebrated to honor the 80th anniversary of the iconic character.

 

Offers and Discounts

Last year, many comic book stores offered 1 or 2 Batman comics free for people who visited their shops on Batman Day. Interesting Batman-themed merchandise such as T-shirts and key chains will be sold at heavily discounted prices to honor the superhero. So, if you want to own a Batman comic or merchandise, Batman Day is the right day for you. Don’t miss the fun and rush to your nearest comic book store on Batman Day to enjoy the surprises.

 

References

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/batman-day/