DC Entertainment’s Batman Day Is Back and Better than Ever at Barnes
& Noble with 20% off Select Batman-Themed Graphic Novels and DVDs
Customers Can Enter for the Chance to Win an Exclusive, Signed,
Diamond-Edition DC Collectibles Batman Action Figure from Jim Lee
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation’s largest
retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products, today announced that it will celebrate all things
Batman at its stores nationwide on “Batman Day,” Saturday, September 26.
Batman Day is back by popular demand from DC Entertainment, and to honor
one of the world’s most popular Super Heroes and global pop-culture
icons, Barnes & Noble will offer customers 20% off a selection of the
most in-demand Batman graphic novels and DVDs throughout the day. The
offer includes graphic novels like Batman: The Killing Joke by
Alan Moore, Batgirl Vol. 1: The Batgirl of Burnside (The New 52) by
Brenden Fletcher, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank
Miller, and so much more, plus DVDs including The Dark Knight, The
Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins, Batman
Returns, and others.
Plus, Barnes & Noble customers will get a free Batman Endgame
Special Edition #1 comic book with a Barnes & Noble exclusive
variant cover, while supplies last, also available on NOOK®.
Customers can enter for a chance to win up to three exclusive Batman Day
prints by Sean Murphy that will be given away in stores nationwide.
Customers should contact their local store for details.
In addition, on Batman Day, customers can enter to win a diamond-edition
DC Collectibles Batman action figure from Jim Lee, with a hand-numbered
unique sketch and signature, and with a total retail value of $1,500.
Customers can enter to win on September 26 only and find out more
details in-store or online by visiting www.bn.com/batmansweeps
on Batman Day.
Fun activities will round out Batman Day at Barnes & Noble. They can
include but are not limited to cosplay and trivia contests, Storytimes,
drawing demonstrations, a creating “Bat-Staches” activity, and much
more. In addition, several special guests will appear at Barnes & Noble
stores across the country, including Sean Murphy at our Park Slope, NY,
store, Jim Lee at the Grove in Los Angeles and Tim Seeley at the Old
Orchard location in Chicago. Customers should contact their local Barnes
& Noble store for more activity and event details.
Customers are also encouraged to browse Barnes & Noble’s vast selection
of Batman-themed books, gift products, toys, games, collectibles, and
much more. In addition, due to strong customer demand and growing
popularity, Barnes & Noble stores now feature newly expanded Manga and
Graphic Novel sections with all the latest titles and eye-catching
signage on bookshelves that directs customers to series and characters
they’ll want to know more about. Customers should visit their local
Barnes & Noble on Batman Day for more details about Manga and Graphic
Novels and to shop the expanded selection today.
Additionally, in celebration of Batman Day, DC Comics is offering 1,000
Batman titles for digital download for $.99 each for one week only,
through September 28, which will be available on NOOK. To further mark
the Batman Day celebration, DC Comics is launching a 24-hour eBook sale
on September 26, offering essential Batman graphic novels for only $3.99
each, also available on NOOK.
For more information on Batman Day at Barnes & Noble, please visit
or ask one of the knowledgeable booksellers at our stores nationwide.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s
largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital
media and educational products. The Company operates 647 Barnes & Noble
bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites,
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features more than 4 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com)
and UK (www.nook.co.uk),
plus periodicals, comics, apps, movies and TV shows, and offers the
ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through
Free NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS®
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company’s corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
Barnes & Noble®, Barnes & Noble Booksellers®
and Barnes & Noble.com® are trademarks of Barnes & Noble,
Inc. or its affiliates. NOOK® and the NOOK logos are
trademarks of Nook Digital, LLC or its affiliates.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman,
Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and
MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its
content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC
Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to
unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not
limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and
interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels
and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest
English-language publishers of comics in the world.
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