DC Comics will celebrate 75 years of Gotham’s top crime-fighter on July 23 with a national holiday.
Batman Day will feature free give-a-ways of a new “Batman” comic book.
Book stores, comic shops, and libraries will give away special editions of “Detective Comics #27.”
Barnes & Noble is among retailers participating in the nationwide promotion, according to DC Comics.
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The limited edition features stories by Brad Meltzer, Scott Snyder, Bryan Hitch and Sean Murphy, as well as Batman’s first adventure, Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s “The Case of the Chemical Syndicate,” which originally debuted in 1939.