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Comic Con celebrates Batman's 75th birthday

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 00:54

The caped crusader turns 75 this year and the popular Comic Con convention is celebrating by displaying the largest ever collection of Batman memorabilia. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Comic Con continues in San Diego this weekend. The annual event celebrates comic book culture and its related art forms. This year's event commemorates Batman's Birthday. The caped crusader turns 75 and fans are exploring the largest collection to date of Batman memorabilia. SOUNDBITE: DAN DIDIO, DC ENTERTAINMENT, SAYING: "We had a year-long celebration with the Batman 75th anniversary, that's the big deal for us." Fans are also getting their first look at Ben Affleck's new bat suit for the upcoming 'Batman vs. Superman' movie. SOUNDBITE: DAN DIDIO, DC ENTERTAINMENT, SAYING: "That was a big surprise to us because we didn't know that they were bringing it." Fans got up close and personal with other favorite movie props. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED MAN SAYING: "Well, we have a T-Rex head from 'Jurassic Park'. The crown from Season One of the 'Game of Thrones'." The popular comic book convention started in 1970. Organizers say attendance has topped 130,000 people in recent years.

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Comic Con celebrates Batman's 75th birthday

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 00:54