Today Is Batman Day! Happy Batman Day!

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Forget May Day, today is officially Batman day.

While the rest of the world may celebrate the working class hero, comic book fans are honoring the ultimate superhero as he graces into his 76th year of existence. Batman Day gives its respects to the publication date of Detective Comics #27, The Dark Knight's first-ever appearance. The comic hit newsstands in May 1939, ushering in one of popular culture’s greatest icons.

Interestingly, DC Comics had another Batman day on July 23 last year, as part of their year-long celebration of Batman’s 75th anniversary. We're just glad that we don't have to wait the extra two months this year. 

So, ComicBook.com readers, how will you celebrate Batman day? By going to see Avengers: Age of Ultron, right? But in all seriousness, be sure to share your favorite Batman comic, show, and more below.