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Old 04-28-2019, 01:07 PM   #1
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HTC News: April 28, 2019

May 1st is "Batman Day"
Batman Day is an unofficial holiday which is celebrated annually on May 1st. This holiday honors and celebrates the fictional superhero from the American comic books published by DC Comics and featured in Hollywood movies, television series, cartoons and graphic novels over the last 70+ years.

History of Batman Day
While no one really knows who or when Batman Day was started, it is believed that it was established on May 1st because that is the date on which Batman is believed to have made his appearance in Detective Comics #27 in 1939.In this first story, the Caped Crusader was introduced to readers as Bruce Wayne, a rich socialite who fought crime – often in brutal ways. As subsequent issues of Detective Comics was introduced, different parts of what would become the Batman legend would become revealed. For example, in July of 1939, readers saw Batman use his utility belt for the first time. In September of that year, readers were introduced to his Bat Plane, as well as one of his primary weapons – the Batarang. In November of 1939, readers were introduced to his origin story – the killing of his parents by a mugger.
In the April 1940 issue of Detective Comics (#38), Dick Grayson was introduced as Robin the Boy Wonder. According to Robin’s origin story, he was a circus performer who was orphaned when his parents were killed by a gangster. Once Robin had joined up with Batman, however, the stories began to change. He transformed from a vigilante who often murdered the criminals he apprehended into more of a father figure to Robin.
In 1940, Batman was given his own comic, although he still continued to be featured in the Detective Comics series. This first issue of Batman introduced readers to both the Joker and The Cat (who would later be known as Catwoman). Over the years, many Batman stories have been released to the public. Most notably, the Batman original series which ran from 1966 to 1968, several animated series’ and more than a dozen feature-length movies – with more being added all of the time.

Birthdays we are celebrating this week: Unfortuanately none!
If it's your birthday/anniversary/special occasion let us know and we will celebrate with you.

Welcome to Sweet Ram!! Sweet Ram does bring a sweet ram to the table driving a 2010 Hemi 4WD. Great to have you on board!!

The rally is on the books!!!
Join us for the 2019 HTC National Rally in Branson, Missouri, June 16-21, 2019. See the thread under "rallies and events" for more details, to ask questions, and to sign up. LET'S HAVE GREAT TURNOUT THIS YEAR!!!

PRAYER REQUEST:

If you have a prayer request you would like to share either add it to this thread or PM me.
*HemiSuperbee - Mark - health concerns
*Rancher - Doug said to take him off the list but I think a quick prayer for his general health issues isn't a bad idea
*Doc's mother
*Super Bee - John's family with the death of his sister

Have a great week!!!
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