Batman Day Is Back By Popular Demand at Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide on September 17

DC Entertainment’s Batman Day at Barnes & Noble Will Feature a
Special Storytime, Coloring Stations, Trivia Tournaments and a Comic
Giveaway

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest
retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products, today announced that it will once again celebrate
all things Batman at its stores nationwide on “Batman Day,” Saturday,
September 17, starting at 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble is bringing back Batman
Day at all of its stores due to strong customer demand and the success
of last year’s event. The Barnes & Noble celebration coincides with DC
Entertainment’s Batman Day, which gives fans a day-long opportunity to
honor one of the world’s most popular Super Heroes and global
pop-culture icons with fun activities and a special comic giveaway.

During Batman Day at Barnes & Noble customers will have the opportunity
to participate in fun Batman-themed activities for all ages including a
special Storytime event for kids featuring the book Bedtime for
Batman
written by Michael Dahl and illustrated by Ethen Beavers, a
special Batman trivia tournament designed for teens & adults, and a
coloring station for all ages. Customers should contact their local
store or visit www.bn.com/storelocator
for a full list of the activities that will take place.

To add to the excitement, customers will have the opportunity to receive
a Batman #1 (Batman Day Special Edition) comic book from this
year’s DC REBIRTH, written by Tom King and illustrated by David Finch,
Matt Banning and Jordie Bellaire, while supplies last. In addition, the
winner of the trivia tournament will win a special poster featuring art
by Jim Lee (one per store).

Customers are also encouraged to browse Barnes & Noble’s vast selection
of Batman-themed books, manga & graphic novels, gift products, toys,
games, collectibles and so much more. For more information on this
year’s Batman Day at Barnes & Noble, customers should visit BN.com/BatmanDay,
ask one of the knowledgeable booksellers at their local store, or follow
Barnes & Noble on Twitter,
Instagram
and Tumblr,
and like us on Facebook.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s
largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital
media and educational products. The Company operates 638 Barnes & Noble
bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com
(www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features more than 4 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com),
plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content
across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps
available for Android, iOS® and Windows®.

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company’s corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

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About DC Entertainment

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green
Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.)
and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating
across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert
with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and
characters across all media, including but not limited to film,
television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive
games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines
each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language
publishers of comics in the world.

Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, (212) 633-3323
Senior
Vice President, Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Alan
McNamara, (212) 633-3379
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
amcnamara@bn.com