DC Comics did not celebrate Independence Day this year with their fans on social media.
The comic book publishing giant had nary a social media post on Twitter or Facebook to support the American holiday.
Instead on July 3rd they posted a tweet about DC Daily’s final episode on their DC Universe streaming service.
— DC (@DCComics) July 3, 2020
Then on July 5th they asked their followers what they thought of Supergirl #42.
An end is just a beginning. What did you think of SUPERGIRL #42? pic.twitter.com/GFlgnlTkOX
— DC (@DCComics) July 5, 2020
There were no posts to Twitter on July 4th.
On Facebook they promoted their DC FanDome on July 2nd.
The next post would again be on the 5th about Supergirl.
There were no posts on July 4th.
Last year DC Comics celebrated Independence Day with a patriotic image featuring Batman and Robin.
— DC (@DCComics) July 4, 2019
In 2018 they celebrated Independence Day with a patriotic image of Superman and his family.
— DC (@DCComics) July 4, 2018
In 2017 they also celebrated with Superman and his family.
— DC (@DCComics) July 4, 2017
In 2016 they celebrated the Fourth of July with a Wonder Woman playlist.
— DC (@DCComics) July 4, 2016
While there were no posts about Independence Day this year from DC Comics, they did promote a number of other cultural events.
In June they celebrated Juneteenth.
Listen, reflect, and learn. #Juneteenth
— DC (@DCComics) June 19, 2020
The company also celebrated Pride month in June with a number of posts.
Embrace love. Accept others. Live proud. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜#Pride
🎨: Jul’ Maroh pic.twitter.com/nPiL1457FJ
— DC (@DCComics) June 12, 2020
— DC (@DCComics) June 27, 2020
— DC (@DCComics) June 30, 2020
In May they celebrated Memorial Day.
— DC (@DCComics) May 25, 2020
They celebrated World Goth Day in May as well.
— DC (@DCComics) May 22, 2020
Also in May they celebrated Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.
Superman and the Lee family are ready to celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month 💥 What about you? #APAHM
— DC (@DCComics) May 1, 2020
Again in May they celebrated Mother’s Day.
Everything’s turning up Martha. #HappyMothersDay
🎨: Dustin Nguyen pic.twitter.com/L6nNcSEv6M
— DC (@DCComics) May 10, 2020
In April they celebrated Ramadan.
— DC (@DCComics) April 23, 2020
They also celebrated World Book Day in April.
ICYMI: #MyVideoGameAteMyHomework and #DearJusticeLeague authors @DustHansen and @mdnorthrop chatted about comics, games, and dyslexia for #WorldBookDay with @DCComicsKids 📚 https://t.co/RwG32thcgo pic.twitter.com/gWdZtyLhXs
— DC (@DCComics) April 25, 2020
They even celebrated the obscure World Penguin Day.
— DC (@DCComics) April 25, 2020
In March they promoted International Women’s Day.
Strength 💪 Compassion 💙 Inspiration 💡
Who’s your International Women’s Day hero?
— DC (@DCComics) March 8, 2020
One has to wonder why they would not post a message on Independence Day like they had done in previous years.
What do you make of DC Comics not celebrating Independence Day on social media despite celebrating numerous other cultural events and holidays throughout the year and previously celebrating Independence Day for at least the past four years?