To start, all 10 episodes of the podcast Batman: The Audio Adventures will drop on Batman Day, exclusively on HBO Max. Starring Jeffrey Wright as Batman, Rosario Dawson as Catwoman, and John Leguizamo as the Riddler, this audio series takes inspiration from the entire history of Batman. Written and directed by SNL’s Dennis McNicholas, the scripted series will also feature voice appearances from Chris Parnell, Melissa Villaseñor, Seth Meyers, Brent Spiner, Ike Barinholtz, Bobby Moynihan, Kenan Thompson, Jason Sudeikis, Alan Tudyk, Heidi Gardner, Brooke Shields, Paul Scheer, Tim Meadows, Fred Armisen, and Ray Wise.
Fans should be on the lookout for a trailer for this audio series soon, along with a special, 80-page, companion one-shot comic book that will be available in October.
Speaking of comics, DC will also launch a massive, 184-page hardcover anthology titled Batman: The World on Sept. 14. This unprecedented book will include Batman stories from creative teams around the globe. Each story will take place in the artists’ home countries, which include the U.S., Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, and Turkey.
Fans can check out a trailer for the comic below and shop official Batman: The World merch in the DC Shop later this week.
But that’s not all! DC Comics is also releasing a special reprint of the popular Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point crossover comic book, DC Universe Infinite will feature a special Batman Day edition of the first issue of the Batman Knightwatch Bat-Tech limited series, and Webtoon Entertainment just released the first Webtoon set in the DC Universe, Batman: Wayne Family Adventures.
Finally, FaZe Clan is partnering with DC to release a comic on Sept. 24, becoming the first gaming organization to create a comic with DC. The limited-edition title will feature FaZe Clan members including FaZe Banks, FaZe Apex, FaZe Temperrr, FaZeRain, FaZe Adapt, FaZe Rug, and FaZe Blaze as superheroes. In conjunction with the comic, there will be limited-edition Batman x FaZe Clan merch available, including esports jerseys, T-shirts, hoodies, and more. These items will be available from fazeclan.com, shop.dccomics.com, and NTWRK.
To keep up with these initiatives and all things Batman Day, visit the Batman Day hub at batmanday.com.