WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS CONTINUES BATMAN 80th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AT THE WORLD FAMOUS FAO SCHWARZ

Fans of all ages are invited take part in Batman-themed events each Saturday in the month of September, while shopping limited-edition anniversary merchandise WHAT: Warner Bros. Consumer Products, in partnership […]

Fans of all ages are invited take part in Batman-themed events each Saturday in the month of September, while shopping limited-edition anniversary merchandise

WHAT: Warner Bros. Consumer Products, in partnership with the world-famous FAO Schwarz, continue the yearlong celebration of the 80th anniversary of Batman in New York (Gotham City). Fans of all ages are invited to shop limited-edition toys and collectibles at the iconic toy store, as well as take part in super-charged fan and family Saturdays, featuring a lineup of interactive experiences from an appearance by legendary comic book writer and artist , Frank Miller, and photo moment with the world’s #1 superhero, to product giveaways and the reveal of DC Collectible’s Batman Black & White #101.

 

Highlights and Experiences Include:

  • Saturday, Sept. 7

Families are invited to dress as Batman and shop limited edition 80th anniversary merchandise available at FAO Schwarz. All costumed crusaders will receive a celebratory giveaway.

  • Saturday, Sept. 14:

Super fans can get a first look at the brand-new Batman Black & White statue ahead of New York Comic Con, presented by Jim Fletcher, the executive director of DC Collectibles. Following, author Frank Miller, author of The Dark Knight Returns, will be available for autographs. 

  • Saturday, Sept. 21

The global celebration of Batman Day kicks off with a photo moment with the world’s most popular superhero himself.

  • Saturday, Sept. 28

The youngest comic fans can buy and build their own Lego Batmobile and take it home, rounding out the month-long celebration at the world’s most popular toy store.

 

WHERE: FAO Schwarz

30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10111

Hours: Sun-Sat: 10 am – 9 pm

 

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About FAO Schwarz:

Home to iconic and globally recognized Super Heroes Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, DC is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world and a creative unit of WarnerMedia, publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year. Founded in 1934 with the launch of Detective Comics, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and characters across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia properties. 

 

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes ground-breaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

 


Founded in 1862, Frederick August Otto Schwarz opened FAO Schwarz, a marvelous bountiful emporium full of extraordinary, one-of-a-kind toys from all over the world. As one of the oldest and most iconic toy brands in the world, FAO Schwarz has always been synonymous with quality and innovation, and offering cherished memories for generations of adults and children alike. The fondness associated with FAO Schwarz is wrapped up in the theatre of it all. It’s more than just toys. It’s the deep nostalgia for play that came to life and was so often larger than it. A visit to FAO Schwarz meant much more than a trip to a toy store and it will again.

 

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