It’s one of the most widely read, popular and acclaimed graphic novels in the history of the medium. It influenced a generation of writers and artists, reinvented a classic character for a smart and savvy new audience and helped shepherd in a new era of bold, mature storytelling in the comic book medium. And on Tuesday, September 25th, it will be brought to animated life in a two-part adaptation care of Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Home Video.
We’re talking of course about THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, and for the next two days, we’re giving you a chance to win a pair of tickets to either the Los Angeles or New York premiere of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, the first half of the stunning new animated adaptation. However, there are a few stipulations.
First, you have to live in or around LA or NYC. The prize does not include travel expenses. Second, you have to be free on Thursday, Sept. 20 if you’d like to go to the NY premiere or Monday, Sept. 24 if you’re hoping for LA. And finally, you have to follow us on Twitter. Here’s how to win:
1) If you're not already doing so, be sure to follow @DCComics on Twitter.
2) Before 5 p.m. PST on Tuesday, Sept. 18, tweet out your favorite DC animated movie, making sure to tag @DCComics and use either the hashtag #BatmanNYCPremiere or #BatmanLAPremiere. You must pick one or the other, not both.
At 6 pm PST on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, three winners will be chosen at random for both the LA and NY premieres and direct messaged for his/her info.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.
One entry per person. All entries must comply with these Official Rules and meet the submission guidelines detailed herein. Each entrant is solely responsible for any and all uses of his/her registered Twitter account.
By submitting a tweet, entrant warrants, represents and agrees that: (i) entrant is the person responsible for the tweet; (ii) the reproduction, distribution and display of the tweet does not violate the rights of any persons or entities; (iii) the entrant has the right to submit the tweet to Sponsor; and (iv) Sponsor may reproduce and display the tweet on DCComics.com and all DC Comics-operated Twitter and Facebook pages. Sponsor reserves the right to condition the award of prizes upon the execution by the winner(s) of a publicity release. Notwithstanding this reserved right, entry is conclusively deemed to be permission by the entrant for Sponsor to use the entrant's name and picture (without compensation to the entrant) if the entrant is a winner to publicize the Contest and otherwise, as determined by Sponsor, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor reserves the right to require the winner to execute an affidavit of eligibility as a sworn document and provide other proof of eligibility as a condition of receipt of the prize or award.
The random selection will be held on 6 p.m. PST on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 from all eligible entries received. We will then Direct Message the winners on Twitter to get necessary information. If a selected winner does not comply with these rules or respond to the request to claim their prize, an alternative winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries. Prize does not include transportation costs and all entrants are responsible for securing transportation to the event. Total value of prize is $50.00.
Sponsor not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, misdirected, garbled, damaged, delayed or undelivered entries.
Winners’ List: For the name of the winner, available after Tuesday, September 18, 2012, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope, to be received by DC Entertainment to: Gerard Maté 4000 Warner Blvd. Burbank, CA 91522.
The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is DC Entertainment, 1700 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.