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Batman Day and Museum Day Live!

September 21, 2019

Celebrate 80 years of the Caped Crusader with thi syear’s National Batman Day at the Society of Illustrators on September 21st. Batman Day celebrates Batman, the fictional superhero that appears in comic books published by DC Comics, as well as in films, television shows, and other forms of entertainment. 

Learn about the Dark Knight through our current exhibits:
Illustrating Batman: Eighty Years of Comics and Pop Culture
Batman Collected: Chip Kidd’s Batman Obsession
Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan
Batman Black and White: Sketch Covers Selected by Chip Kidd

Plus, enjoy special Batman-related deals at the museum!

All visitors who sign up for our email list will be automatically entered for a chance to win a gift card to Midtown Comics! 


Also on September 21st, the Society will be participating in Museum Day Live!

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019. To learn more about this program, please visit their website

Image credit info:

Batman: The Killing Joke page 36
Script: Alan Moore
Pencils: Brian Bolland
Inks: Brian Bolland
Letters: Richard Starkings
July 1988

BATMAN © copyright and trademark DC Entertainment.  Image used for scholarly purposes.



September 21, 2019
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