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Six Flags Over Texas Opens BATMAN The Ride Backwards

The popular ride celebrates 15 years with a gravity-defying role reversal (July 02, 2014)

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, is raising the intensity on one of the most innovative and adrenaline-charged roller coasters in the industry. BATMAN The Ride will be more intense beginning July 4 when it takes riders on an all new experiencebackwards!

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"No matter how many times you have been onBATMAN The Ride, nothing compares to the thrill of racing down ten stories facing the other direction," said Steve Martindale, Six FlagsOverTexas park president. "It's going to be an exhilaratingride, especially since guests will have no idea what is coming next with their feet freely dangling above and below as they twist and turn."

As the coaster climbs the nearly 110-foot lift hill, riders will take in the full scope ofBATMANThe Ride's steel footprint as they anticipate the adventure that lies ahead. The train will reach speeds of 50 mph and travel through 2,700 feet of track, all while maneuvering hairpin turns, vertical loops, corkscrews and a zero-g roll. The excitement is magnified since guests cannot see the maneuvers that await them.

Celebrating its 15thanniversary,BATMAN The Ridehas given more than 17 million rides and reigns as one of the most popular roller coasters at Six FlagsOverTexas. BATMANThe Ridebackwards will run for a limited time this season. For more information on Six FlagsOverTexas orBATMANThe Ridebackwards,

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest regional theme park company with $1.1 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 53 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park. For more information, visit

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DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

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