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Celebrate Batman's 80th Anniversary with DC Universe!

Joe McCabe

Joe McCabe

March 29, 2019

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Get ready, folks! History will be made tomorrow, March 30th -- the official 80th anniversary of our beloved Dark Knight. Yes, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27, which hit newsstands across the country in March of 1939 (with a May 1939 cover date). And we plan to celebrate the Bat by making a little history of our own right here on DC Universe. We've planned a full day of activities for our cherished subscribers, and you're hereby invited to take part. From comic-book readings to video watch-alongs to Community discussions, we'll be giving our hero the celebration he deserves. Check out the full schedule of our Bat-athon below. We look forward to spending the day with you! 

 

12:00 AM EST 

Read a bedtime story and experience where it all began with Detective Comics #27 and Batman #1 (featuring the first appearances of Catwoman and The Joker!)

 

1:00 AM EST

Sleep upside down.

 

7:00 AM EST

Make some coffee to drink from your Bat mug.

 

7:30 AM EST

Read the Bat news.

 

8:00 AM EST

Enjoy your Saturday morning with Batman cartoons. View with friends in our Community Watch-Along!
Batman: The Animated Series -- "Perchance to Dream" (8:00 AM EST)
Batman: The Animated Series --"Almost Got 'Im" (8:30 AM EST)

 

9:00 AM EST

Enjoy your Saturday morning with Batman cartoons. View with friends in our Community Watch-Along!
The New Batman Adventures -- "Over The Edge" (9:00 AM EST)
The New Batman Adventures -- "Mad Love" (9:30 AM EST)

 

10:00 AM EST

View the animated film Batman: Year One -- based on the iconic comic tale of Batman’s early days -- in our Community Watch-Along!

 

11:30 AM EST

View the animated film Batman: The Dark Knight Returns -- Part 1 (based on the iconic comic tale of Batman's final years) in our Community Watch-Along!

 

1:00 PM EST

View the animated film Batman: The Dark Knight Returns -- Part 2 (based on the iconic comic tale of Batman's final years) in our Community Watch-Along!

 

2:30 PM EST

Explore riveting Robin stories -- watch Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker  in our Community Watch-Along!

 

4:00 PM EST

Explore riveting Robin stories -- watch Batman: Under the Red Hood in our Community Watch-Along!

 

5:30 PM EST

"Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?"
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the 1989 Batman movie with our Community Watch-Along!

 

8:00 PM EST

Pull back the cowl to discover the what and why of the Dark Knight with the documentaries Batman Tech and Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight.

 

9:30 PM EST

Hang out with your fellow fans by sharing your favorite Batman memories and moments in our Community.

 

11:00 PM EST

Get your own "wonderful toys" by visiting the DC Universe Shop!

 

11:30 PM EST

Time for bed! Read one last bedtime story -- the classic "Hush".

 

If you've never participated in one of our Community watch-alongs, you can check out the full details on how to do so here.

 

Will you be celebrating Batman's 80th anniversary with us tomorrow? Let us know in our Community!