We may celebrate Batman every day, but Sept. 16 is the official day to do it: Batman Day! DC Comics has a bunch of tricks up its sleeve to honor the Caped Crusader this year, including new comics, merch, and more!

Batman Day is the perfect opportunity to rewatch your favorite Batman moments from over the years. Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy is returning to select theaters in North America and tons of Batcontent is available to stream on Warner Bros.’ Max platform. 

DC is also releasing five new comic books for Batman Day: Batman/Catwoman: The Gotham War: Prelude Batman Day Special Edition No. 1, Batman & The Joker: The Deadly Duo No.1 Batman Day Special Edition, Batman No. 608: Batman Day Special Edition, Batman: Gargoyle of Gotham No. 1, and the Batman ’89 Hardcover Collection! If you subscribe to DC Universe Infinite, you can also check out a curated collection of iconic Batman stories put together for the special day! Some Batman stories will also be available for free if you haven’t committed to subscribing yet.

If you aren’t big into reading comics, you can shop awesome Batman Day merch! DC Shop has two exclusives you won’t want to miss: a 1:8-scale statue of Batman and Robin from the classic TV series and a limited-edition pin set that celebrates the Batmobile through the years. Amazon will also have deals on more than 700 pieces of Batman merch from hot merch makers, including Batman Day exclusives on the Amazon Batman storefront. Even gamers can get in on the Batman Day action with Batman: Arkham Trilogy, which is available for preorder for Nintendo Switch now! 

Source: DC Collectible Comics

Digital collectors are also getting some love this Batman Day with new releases from DC Collectible Comics, including the DC3 Super Power Packs — Series Batman, which features five comics to collect. McFarlane Toys Digital is gifting a free Batman digital collectible to all fans who have the viewer app and connect their wallet by Sept. 15. DC Hybrid Trading Card collectors can earn commemorative Batman Day digital collectibles by completing missions on the HRO app. 

You can even use Batman as the perfect reason to take a night out! Danny Elfman’s score for the 1989 Batman is coming to symphony halls around the world next year as a part of the DC in Concert Series. Showtimes and tickets are available at dcfilmsinconcert.com. If you’re in the L.A. area, you can check out the Batman-themed escape room at the upcoming Escapology location in Northridge or take a tour of Warner Bros. Studio Hollywood on Batman Day to get a free Batman Day pin and an exclusive reprint of Justice League No. 1!

Whether you’re a casual Batfan or have every comic and collectible you can get your hands on, Batman Day is the best day to celebrate everyone’s favorite vigilante hero. For a full rundown of the Batman Day happenings, head to the official Batman Day online hub.

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Ashley Pelletier

Ashley Pelletier

Ashley is assistant editor for The Toy Insider, The Pop Insider, and The Toy Book with a Master's in journalism from Quinnipiac University. When she isn’t writing her latest story, she is reading a fantasy novel or rewatching one of her three favorite TV shows over and over again. She’s also a big fan of showing people pictures of her two dogs and cat.