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07/19/2016

Get Pop-Cultured™ with Barnes & Noble Enters Its Third Week with an Amazing Lineup Featuring DC™ and Comic Convention Collectibles

Week Three Includes Comic Convention Collectibles Available Exclusively at Barnes & Noble and an Incredible Offer of Buy 2 Get the 3rd Free* on all DC Graphic Novels

New York, NY – July 19, 2016 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that week three of the Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble (www.bn.com/getpop-cultured) celebration will include the massively popular Comic Convention Collectibles, which will be on sale exclusively at Barnes & Noble from July 21 through July 24, while supplies last, and feature Funko, Diamond Select Toys, and more.
 
In addition, on Saturday, July 23, at 7 PM, Barnes & Noble customers are invited to their local store to celebrate DC and be the first to get a free Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad Special Edition #1 comic while enjoying giveaways, activities and cosplay.
 
Plus, customers can receive a special buy 2 get the 3rd free offer on all DC Graphic Novels from July 20 through July 24.
 
Comic Convention Collectibles: Available Starting July 21
The massively popular Comic Convention Collectibles will be on sale exclusively at Barnes & Noble starting July 21 and are available while supplies last, with a limit of two per customer. The assortment will feature Funko, Diamond Select Toys, and more.
 
One of the most anticipated releases of the year, the launch of the Comic Convention Collectibles at Barnes & Noble is a can’t-miss moment for collectors and pop-culture fans. Customers should get to their local store as early as possible on July 21 as these collectibles will sell out fast!
 
Additionally, starting July 21, customers can purchase any POP! and get a free “Get Pop-Cultured” poster designed by famed artist and designer Becker. This is an exclusive poster specially designed for Barnes & Noble. This exclusive offer is available in stores only, while supplies last.
 
DC: Saturday, July 23, at 7PM
On Saturday, July 23, at 7PM, Barnes & Noble customers are invited to their local store to celebrate DC, home to popular Super Heroes and Super Villains including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and The Flash, as well as the Suicide Squad as seen in the feature film opening August 5. Customers will be the first to get a free Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad Special Edition #1 comic, while supplies last, and enjoy giveaways, activities and cosplay.
 
Plus, customers can receive a special buy 2 get the 3rd free offer on all DC Graphic Novels from July 20 through July 24.
 
Other exciting giveaways available at the event, while supplies last, will include a sampler of the new DC Super Hero Girls universe, including sneak peeks at the DC Super Hero Girls: Finals Crisis Original Graphic Novel and the Supergirl at Super Hero High Middle Grade Reader Novel. Stores will also feature the ever-popular DC Entertainment Graphic Novels Essentials and Chronology 2016, plus posters and bookmarks. Customers should contact their local Barnes & Noble for more details.
 
Customers should stay tuned for upcoming Get Pop-Cultured announcements and visit their local Barnes & Noble store or go online at www.bn.com/getpop-cultured for more information. They are encouraged to post pictures of themselves having fun at Get Pop-Cultured events to their social media channels using the hashtag, #GetPopCultured.
 
* Of equal or lesser value. eBooks not included. While supplies last.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.  The Company operates 640 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com).  The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store features more than 4 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com), plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.
 
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting the Company's corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
 
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