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July 23, 2014 2:39 PM

Batman turns 75, and the Caped Crusader is still thriving

In a world filled with seemingly daily disasters and endless turmoil, it’s no wonder that superheroes are as popular as ever, from blockbuster movies all the way to the local toy shop. DC Comics is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the iconic Caped Crusader by declaring July 23 “Batman Day.” The event coincides with the Wednesday-night kickoff of San Diego Comic-Con.

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