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Batman to be first inductee into Comic-Con Museum's Character Hall of Fame

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Everyone's favourite superhero, Batman, who turned 80 years old on Saturday, got a birthday gift at in Anaheim, with the fictional character being announced as the first entrant to the Comic-Con Museum's Character Hall of Fame later this year.

The honour was announced during the "Happy Birthday, Batman!" panel at on Saturday, alongside ('Gotham'), ('Batman: The Animated Series', 'Justice League Unlimited'), ('The 1966 television series'), ('Batman: Arkham Origins'), and ('Beyond the Trailer'), reported The

DC publisher and chief creative officer, broke the news that the fictional superhero would be inducted into the Hall of Fame in a special ceremony at this year's Comic-Con.

The ceremony will take place at the in San Diego's Balboa Park, the future site of the Comic-Con Museum, on July 17, the opening night of 2019's Comic-Con.

The event will be accompanied by an exhibit of Batman-themed memorabilia and props. It will also feature appearances by several celebrities and creators whose careers have interacted with the Dark Knight across the years.

The tickets for the event will be available from June 3.

first appeared in the 'Comics No. 27' published on March 30, 1939, created by and In celebration of the character's birthday, the panelists enjoyed a special Batman-themed cake.

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First Published: Sun, March 31 2019. 14:31 IST