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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 19 November 2018

DC superheroes are coming to Yas Mall

The Art of DC – The Dawn of Super Heroes exhibit will feature a collection of costumes from major blockbuster DC films

The Art of DC exhibition is showing at Yas Mall until February 2019. Courtesy Art of DC
The Art of DC exhibition is showing at Yas Mall until February 2019. Courtesy Art of DC

The Art of DC – The Dawn of Super Heroes is coming to Yas Mall for its Middle East debut. The exhibition has previously been shown in Paris and London, and celebrates DC’s rich history, unique mythology and iconic super heroes and super villains such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and The Joker.

The exhibit will feature a collection of costumes from major blockbuster DC films, such as the famous cape worn by Christopher Reeve in the Superman movies and the iconic Wonder Woman outfit worn by Lynda Carter in the 1970s TV series. Fans will also be treated to rarely seen costumes and props from films directed by Zack Snyder, Tim Burton, Joel Schumacher and Christopher Nolan, including exclusive artworks from the Justice League film.

Comic book fans won’t be disappointed either – The Art of DC will contain original comic pages and artwork of heroes and villains from world-renowned artists such as Jim Lee, Bob Kane, Neal Adams, Frank Miller, Alex Ross and many more. The exhibition will contain around 160 original drawings and 200 preparatory sketches from DC's movies.

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Shatha Al Romaithy, director of marketing at Yas Mall, said: “We are delighted to host the first ever The Art of DC – The Dawn of Super Heroes exhibition in the Middle East at Yas Mall. DC is one of the most popular and well-known brands in the world and we are proud to be able to offer our customers yet another unique and unforgettable experience.”

The exhibition will open its doors to the public on Thursday, November 1 and run until February 15, 2019. Tickets cost Dh50 and can be bought at customer service desks in Yas Mall, or online in advance at www.eventboxtickets.com.