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The exhibition at the Amerikahaus shows an overview of original Batman drawings over the last 80 years as part of the Comicfestival Munich. 

 

Free admission.

80 Years of Batman

Comic Exhibition / Free Admission / Opening Hours Monday to Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p. m.

Batman is a legend and among the most popular comic book characters in the world. In May 1939, 22-year-old Bob Kane published the first adventure of the dark knight in the comic book series Detective Comics Nr 27. This marked the beginning of a great success. Many fans have been drawn to the dark adventures in print and, since 1943, even on screen. The Batman comics unite the greatest heroes of popular culture, such as Zorro, Sherlock Holmes, Bruce Lee or James Bond though Batman always remains the most realistic super hero. Among his villains are many famous characters such the Joker, Catwoman, Harley Quinn, and Poison Ivy. 

The exhibition at the Amerikahaus shows an overview of comic artists’ work over the last 80 years and allows the visitor to dive into the world of Gotham City. The show includes original drawings from Bob Kane, Neal Adams, Jim Aparo, Frank Miller, Jim Lee, Greg Capullo, Eduardo Risso, Alex Ross, Tim Sale, and many more. 

 

 

Exhibition opening:

Monday, June 17, 2019, 7 p.m. - Free admission

 

 

Guided exhibition tours - free of charge:

 

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5 p.m. 

Michael Kompa, the curator of the exhibition, and Batman-Cartoonist Eduardo Risso will offer a guided tour.

 

Saturday, July 13, 2019, 3 p.m.

Michael Kompa, the curator of the exhibition, will offer a guided tour.  

 

Sunday, July 14, 2019, 3 p.m.

Michael Kompa, the curator of the exhibition, will offer a guided tour.  

 

 

Exhibition duration:

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 until Monday, September 30, 2019

 

 

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p. m.

 

For your information: Please note our extendend hours of operation during the Comicfestival München (June 20- 23, 2019)

 

Thursday, June 20, 2019: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

 

Friday, June 21, 2019: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 22, 2019: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

 

Sunday, June 23, 2019: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

 

 

Follow the hashtag #80jahrebatman and our social media profiles on TwitterFacebook and Instagram for updates!

 

 

Organizer: Comicfestival München, Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations. Kindly supported by Amerikahaus Verein, DC Comics and Panini Comics

 

 

Contact: Dominik Raabe

 

 

(Illustration: Batman US Flag © Jock © &TM DC Comics. All Rights Reserved.) 

 

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