DC Entertainment has announced a global celebration in honour of DC Super Hero and pop culture icon, Wonder Woman, in conjunction with the theatrical release. June 3 will be known as Wonder Woman Day and will honour the 75-year legacy of DC’s Amazon Princess across the world.
If Free Comic Book Day wasn’t enough. DC has teamed up with an array of retail partners to ensure the ultimate Wonder Woman Day experience:
More than 2,000 comic retailers, bookstores, libraries and other partners around the world will host “Wonder Woman Day” activations, including distributing free copies of two special edition issues. WONDER WOMAN DAY SPECIAL EDITION #1 reprints WONDER WOMAN #1 by bestselling writer Greg Rucka and artist Liam Sharp. For young readers, DC SUPER HERO GIRLS WONDER WOMAN DAY SPECIAL EDITION #1 features a chapter from the upcoming DC SUPER HERO GIRLS VOL. 3: SUMMER OLYMPUS, written by Shea Fontana with art by Yancey Labat.
Wonder Woman will hit theaters on June 2 and stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, Ewen Bremner, Saïd Taghmaoui, Elena Anaya, Connie Nielsen and Lucy Davis.
DC is, of course, encouraging fans to join in the celebration by using the hashtag: #WonderWomanDay
Fans can download the official “Wonder Woman Day” activity kit, including comic book activity sheets, colouring pages, trivia, and games. Readers can also take advantage of great discounts on digital comics at readdcentertainment.com and in the DC Comics app, where 100 digital comics and eBooks will be on sale starting May 30.