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The Singapore Philatelic Museum has teamed up Warner Bros to celebrate the 75th anniversary of BATMAN. It is hosting Asia's first and only DC Comics Super Heroes exhibition that commemorates the milestone superhero's anniversary.



The exhibition runs till 31 August and with admission prices at only $6 for adults and $4 for children between 3 to 12 years, it offers a cheap outing for the whole family. As an added icing to the already delicious superhero cake, Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents get FREE admissions.



Add to this the various fun activities, there's every reason to make August your DC Super Heroes month. In the words of Superman, "Up, Up and Away!"

The League Against Evil - A DC Super Heroes Exhibition



Did you know Superman first appeared in Action Comics #1 of June 1938? This is a rare opportunity to learn about the origins of DC Comics and their well-known super heroes including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the Justice League of America.



You and your family can view a whole range of DC comics Super Heroes paraphernalia that would make hardcore fans swoon with delight.



There are rare original comic art pages and collectibles on loan from collectors, DC Comic Super Heroes stamps from the Singapore Philatelic Museum's permanent collection and Singapore Post MyStamps on Batman and DC Comics.



There are also limited edition life-size busts of Batman and Superman as well as life-size comic covers of these super heroes to pose with for photographs.

DC Super Heroes Open House



Don't just run off to the National Day Celebrations at Marina Bay. Head over to the Singapore Philatelic Museum for the FREE DC Super Heroes Open House from 9.30am to 7pm.

Singapore Philatelic Museum DC Comics Super Heroes Open House
Photo courtesy of Singapore Philatelic Museum.


You can meet other cosplayers who will be posing in their superheros costumes and posting their photographs in the form of a postcard. You can also make your own superhero stamps and buttons. Don't forget to come dressed as your favourite DC Comics Super Heroes character.

Create Your Own 3D Model Super Heroes Workshop

Instructor Jose Maya helping out a participant with 3D rendering  at Singapore Philatelic Museum.
Instructor Jose Maya helping out a participant with 3D rendering / Photo courtesy of Singapore Philatelic Museum.


Instead of a workshop just for kids, the Singapore Philatelic Museum knows how to appease the child in all of us. So children 7 years and above as well as adults can join in the workshop from 10am to 12.30pm on 16 August. Jose Maya, a professional 3D modeller and artist will teach you the basics of state-of-the-art 3D modelling concepts so you can create your own superheroes. The workshop fee is $45 per person based on a minimum of 6 and maximum 15 participants. Participants are required to bring their own laptops. Simply contact Laura Tan at 6513 7348 or email laura_tan@nhb.gov.sg to register.

Draw Your Own Super Heroes Workshop

Draw Your Own Super Heroes' workshop at Singapore Philatelic Museum
Photo courtesy of Singapore Philatelic Museum.


Children 7 years and above as well as adults are welcomed to join in the workshop from 2pm to 4pm on 16 August. Jerry Hinds, President of Association of Comic Artists will provide hands-on instruction on how to sketch your favourite superheros. The workshop fee is $25 per person based on a minimum 10 and maximum 24 participants. Contact Laura Tan at 6513 7348 or email laura_tan@nhb.gov.sg to register.
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Why? Where else can you find an exhibition on DC Comics Super Heroes in Asia?
When: Mon: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm / Tue - Sun: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Phone: 6337 3888
Where: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Cost: Adult: $6.00 / (3-12 yrs): $4.00 / Free admission for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents
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