The beginning of DC's celebration of 80 years of Batman begins at SXSW. Check out the details below on this epic event! Remember Batman Day is Sept. 21, 2019! #AFJ4LIFE
DC will kick-off the 80th Anniversary of Batman at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW), honoring the World’s Greatest Detective who has shaped superhero fandom and permeated every area of modern entertainment. Throughout the festival, attendees can enjoy fan experiences, photo opportunities and limited-edition merchandise to honor #LongLiveTheBat.
Media Highlights and Photo Opps Include:
· DC will light up the night to honor the Caped Crusader as 1.5 million bats fly over Austin’s famous Congress Bridge.
· A highly-instagrammable moment with a Batman-inspired mural painted by local Austin artist, MEZ DATA, to be unveiled at the Native Hostel
· Exclusive Tee collection featuring illustrations from popular DC artists to celebrate the Dark Knight who continues to reign as the most popular single Super Hero ever created. Available for $22.90 at select Hot Topic stores and www.hottopic.com
WHEN & WHERE:
Friday, March 15
5:00 PM CT: Private Mural Unveil and Mixer at the Native Hostel
807 E 4th St., Austin, TX 78702
7:30 PM CT: Batman 80th Activation During the Daily Bat Flights
Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, Austin, TX 78704