DC Entertainment is heading to Comic-Con International in San Diego with a line-up of all-star panels, events and exclusive reveals to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman.
Celebration highlights include a pair of panels that will bring together a collection of Batman talent, a once in a lifetime art exhibit and a rare look at some of the most famous Batman film costumes in history.
The panel events will include Batman 75: Legends of The Dark Knight – this will see comic icons Frank Miller, Grant Morrison, DCE co-publisher and renowned Batman artist Jim Lee (Batman: Hush), DCE chief creative officer Geoff Johns (Batman: Earth One), current Batman creative team, writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capulllo, along with vintage superstar Batman team writer Danny O’Neill and artist Neal Adams in an in-depth discussion on the character’s adventures in comics both past and present.
Meanwhile, the Batman 75th Anniversary panel will delve into how Batman has been brought to life in comics, TV, movies and video games with Lee, Johns, Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet co-writer and KROQ radio personality Ralph Garman, the voice of Batman Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series, Batman: Arkham Knight), producer and writer Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series) and Peter Girardi, SVP creative affairs at Warner Bros. Animation.
The home entertainment debut of Batman: The Complete Television Series will be celebrated with a panel featuring Batman legends Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar, while DC Entertainment’s booth will hold costumes donned by those who brought the character to life on film including Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney and Christian Bale.
In addition, there will also be the chance to attend the world premiere of Warner Bros. Television and Fox’s upcoming show Gotham.
Comic-Con International takes place from July 24th to 27th in San Diego.