Calling All Cosplayers – Super Discounts At The DC Exhibition
Article by Steve J. Ray
For those who may not know, The O2 are running ‘The DC Exhibition: Dawn Of Superheroes.’ This incredible event plays host to hundreds of pieces of comics art, costumes and props from the 80 year history of DC Comics. This amazing show runs throughout Spring and Summer, all the way to September.
To celebrate Super Hero Day, this coming Saturday 28th April, anyone arriving at the event in costume will make huge savings!
Here’s the official press release:
CALLING ALL SUPER HEROES (AND VILLAINS)!Celebrate Super Hero Day on 28 April!Dress as your favourite Hero or Villain and get 20% offexhibition entry and 10% off at the exhibition shop at the
Super Savings For Supers At The DC Exhibition
DC EXHIBITION: DAWN OF SUPER HEROES – THE O2, LONDONThe DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes invites all undercover Super Heroes (and Super Villains) to reveal themselves in full costume to celebrate National Super Hero day on 28 April 2018. Visit the exhibition at The O2, London on 28 April in costume, and receive 20% off entry, plus 10% off merchandise (T&Cs apply).The DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes celebrates DC’s rich history: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and The Joker. Embrace your inner super hero at this spectacular exhibition which features more than 200 original comic pages, 300 preparatory sketches and concept art for the cinema. See 45 original costumes, models and props used in the iconic films. Take a piece of the action home with you, with a wide selection of DC merchandise – from clothing to collectibles – available in the exhibition store.The exhibition is presented by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products in collaboration with Art Ludique-Le Musée. It has been described by as “Guaranteed to drop jaws” (SFX), “Astonishing” and “Visually arresting” (City AM) and was given “191 stars out of 5 stars” by Kidzcoolit. The Londonist says “DC fans will love this excellent show” while Shortlist exclaims “Your inner fanboy will squeal.”Each room of the DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes offers guests a unique behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the mythical DC Universe. Walking through the exhibition, fans have an unparalleled opportunity to gain greater insight into the development of some of the world’s most iconic characters.
Incredible Art And Amazing Costumes
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes highlights include:Exclusive artwork from the highly-acclaimed Wonder Woman, directed by Patty Jenkins. See Gal Gadot’s original Wonder Woman costume.Costumes and props from films such as; 1989 to 1999’s Batman franchise directed by Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher, and the acclaimed The Dark Knight trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan. The Man of Steel, Batman V Superman and the recent Justice League by Zack Snyder. Costumes include Heath Ledger’s 2008 Joker costume and Henry Cavill’s 2013 Superman costume.Original drawings of DC’s stable of famous Super Heroes and Villains. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, The Penguin and Mr. Freeze. See work by world-renowned artists including Jim Lee, Bob Kane, Neal Adams, Frank Miller, Alex Ross and many more.Original costumes including the famous cape worn by Christopher Reeve in the Superman movies, and Lynda Carter’s iconic Wonder Woman costume from the 1970s.
The exhibition showcases almost a century of artistic creations. The Superhero genre was imagined by two teenagers from Cleveland, Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, the creators of Superman. The Man Of Steel was first introduced in Action Comics #1 in 1938. The world’s first Super Hero, quickly revolutionised the medium, influencing art, literature, fashion, TV and film.
Action Comics recently celebrated their 80th year, and 1000th issue!
DC Exhibition: Dawn Of Superheroes
So what are you waiting for? Grab your capes, and masks. Fly, swing, or drive your way to The O2 as fast as you can!
This Saturday is International Super Hero Day… save the world, and save money all at the same time!