EXHIBITION THE ART OF DC THE DAWN OF SUPER HEROES

JP

Batman, The Joker, Superman, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn Gather in Japan!  “ The Art of DC  The Dawn of Super Heroes” It will be held at four venues from 2021 to 2022.

OUTLINE

An original creation by Art Ludique-Le Musée, ‘The Art of DC – The Dawn of Super Heroes’ will feature nearly 160 original drawings, more than 200 preparatory sketches for the cinema and a curated selection of authentic costumes and props used in the films.
This exhibit showcases original drawings of DC’s stable of famous Super Heroes and Super-Villains, as well as iconic scenes and landmarks, from world renowned artists including Jim Lee, Bob Kane, Neal Adams, Frank Miller, Alex Ross and many more.
Other attractions are the costumes and props in the films directed by Tim Burton, Joel Schumacher, Christopher Nolan and Zack Snyder, such as Joker's suit with pop colors played by a great actor, Jack Nicholson, in the first movie of Batman, Batpot used in the Dark Knight series, Armor Batsuit and the costume of Wonder woman that appeared in "Batman V Superman".
Also on display are the original costumes from blockbuster DC films including the famous cape worn by Christopher Reeve in the Superman movies and Lynda Carter’s iconic Wonder Woman costume from the 1970s TV series.

HIGHLIGHT

SUPERMAN AREA

Superman, who first appeared in Action Comics in 1938, then jumped out of comics and entered the world of anime and movies. It follows the story of Superman while introducing from the crimson cape in the movie "Superman" (1978) to costumes and art works used in the movie "Man of Steel" (2013) and "Batman VS Superman: The Birth of Justice" (2016).

BATMAN AREA

Batman has swept the world as a masked hero since his debut in Detective Comics in 1939. On the other hand, the villains represented by The Joker attracted attention as a symbol of madness. Introducing popular items such as the batpod used in the movie "Dark Knight" series trilogy to the latest costumes of the villains at once.

SUICIDE SQUAD AREA

"Suicide Squad", which was born in 1959, gradually became popular, and in the movie "Suicide Squad" (2016), the cute and bizarre character Harley Quinn made a big break. Harley's popularity became immovable in the following 2020 spin-off movie " Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) ". In addition to the street fashion style costumes worn by Harley in both films, " Bloodsport and Peacemaker costumes will be on display for the first time from the latest "The Suicide Squad.

WONDER WOMAN AREA

Wonder Woman has been gaining popularity as a DC female hero since she first appeared in All-Star Comics in 1941. The costume worn by starring Lynda Carter in the 1970s television series, imitated the Stars and Stripes and made a brilliant impression. In addition to the costumes, the original drawings of the early dynamic comics will be displayed.

JUSTISCE LEAGUE AREA

Beyond the boundaries of each DC Comics work, Super Heroes have gathered under the name of "Justice League" since the 1960s. The members are exchangeable, but the main members are called Big Seven and are formed by Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg and others. The exhibition will introduce iconic scenes and character images from the 2017 movie "Justice League", and precious comic originals.

SCHEDULE

TOKYO

from June 25 to September 5, 2021

Tokyo City View

52F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1
Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Opening hours:
10:00~22:00(Last admission:21:00)
*7/12 ~ Opining hours: 10:00~20:00(last admission:19:00)
*Due to circumstances, opening hours may be changed or the museum may be closed.
Organized by:
Tokyo City View, The Tokyo Shimbun
With special cooperation of:
Warner Bros. JAPAN LLC
With sponsorship with:
Color Kinetics Japan
With cooperation of:
Tokyo Comic Com
With the support of:
J-WAVE, Kodansha

FUKUOKA

from September 18 to December 5, 2021

Fukuoka City Museum

Organized by:
The Nishinippon Shimbun Co., Ltd.,The Nishinippon Shimbun Event Service Co., Ltd.,TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
With special cooperation of:
Warner Bros. JAPAN LLC

Fukuoka venue official website

OSAKA

from December 18, 2021 to February 23, 2022

Grandfront Osaka Gallery

Organized by:
Television Osaka, Television Osaka Service, Inc.
With special cooperation of:
Warner Bros. JAPAN LLC

NAGOYA

from March 8 to May 8, 2022

Nagoya City Museum

Organized by:
Nagoya City Museum, The Chunichi Shimbun, Tokai Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Aichi Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Tokai Radio Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
With special cooperation of:
Warner Bros. JAPAN LLC