Barnes & Noble celebrates upcoming release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice with in-store events nationwide

Customers Are Invited to Participate in Events and Giveaways Ahead of the Highly-Anticipated Release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

New York, New York, 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, is celebrating Batman v Superman Day at its stores nationwide on Saturday, March 19, in honor of the upcoming release of the major motion picture Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Friday, March 25). Batman v Superman Day will feature fun themed activities, including a trivia event happening exclusively at Barnes & Noble on March 19, and free giveaways including a special edition of the SUPERMAN/BATMAN Vol 1 comic book while supplies last.

The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Trivia Event for teens and adults, sponsored by DC Entertainment™, will begin at all Barnes & Noble stores nationwide at 7 p.m., and feature trivia stations dedicated to characters fromBatman v Superman including Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. In addition to getting the opportunity to test their knowledge on all things Batman v Superman, customers in attendance can also enter for a chance to win one of three posters featuring images from the movie.

Select other activities for customers of all ages will also take place at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide on March 19 during Batman v Superman Day. Events could include a DC Comics™ Cosplay Showcase in which customers are encouraged to show up dressed in costume, DC Comics Storytimes featuring popular DC Comics titles like DC Super Heroes Storybook Collection and Batman Classic: 5-Minute Batman Stories, plus much more. Customers should contact their local store or visit the Store Locator (www.bn.com/storelocator) to find out what activities will take place.

Giveaways will also be available at Barnes & Noble stores during Batman v Superman Day, while supplies last, including a special edition of the SUPERMAN/BATMAN Vol. 1 comic book by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness, paper masks in the likeness of Robin, Harley Quinn, Batgirl and more, a Justice League of America poster, and a Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice bookmark.

For more information on Batman v Superman Day, customers should visit www.bn.com/batmanvsuperman or contact their local store.

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 640 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®.

 

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CONTACTS:
Mary Ellen Keating
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
(212) 633-3323
mkeating@bn.com

Alan McNamara
Director, Corporate Communications
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
(212) 633-3379
amcnamara@bn.com