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Win the Full Sandman Omnibus

Win the Full Sandman Omnibus

By Tim Beedle Monday, October 21st, 2013

From start to finish, Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is a reading experience unlike any other. Of course, if you’ve never actually read the series from start to finish, you might want to consider picking up The Sandman Omnibus, a handsome new two-volume set that collects the original comic in its entirety. The first volume covers issues #1-37 and The Sandman Special #1, and it’s available now. The second arrives on November 6th and it contains the rest of the series, plus short stories from Vertigo Preview, Vertigo Jam and Vertigo: Winter’s Edge.

With their distinctive bindings, these two volumes are must-haves for passionate Sandman collectors who want to look the part, and we have two sets of both volumes to give away to fans… who are willing to prove they look the part.

What do we mean by that? Well, it’s impossible to think of Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams without thinking about his hair. Let’s face it, it’s one of the most distinctive manes in comics. So for a chance to win Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 of The Sandman Omnibus, we’re asking to see your best Sandman hair! If you can create Morpheus’s hair using your own head of hair, that’s great, if not, use a wig, mop, rug… Just be creative!



Here’s how to enter:

1) If you’re not already doing so, follow @Vertigo_Comics on Twitter.

2) Tweet a picture of you showing off your best Sandman hair between now and 5:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday, October 23. Be sure to use the hashtag #SandmanGiveaway in your tweet to have your entry counted.

After the deadline, we’ll pick our two favorite photos and winners will be direct messaged on Twitter for their contact info. So be sure to check your direct messages! We’ll post the winning photos here in the Vertigo blog next week.

Now go make this particular dream come true!


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Giveaway Details

NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY. A purchase or donation of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.

The Contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old as of the date of their entry. Employees of DC Entertainment and any of DC Entertainment’s affiliates, parents, subsidiary companies, or advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families are not eligible to enter or win the Contest. Void where prohibited. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to these Official Rules and DC Entertainment’s Privacy Policy. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

One entry per person. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned, and Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries. 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 picture, entrant warrants, represents and agrees that: (i) entrant is the person appearing in the picture; (ii) the reproduction, distribution and display of the picture does not violate the rights of any persons or entities; (iii) the entrant has the right to submit the picture to Sponsor; and (iv) Sponsor may reproduce and display the picture on ­­­­­­­­­­­DCComics.com, VertigoComics.com and all DC Entertainment-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 the 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 winners will be selected after the 5 p.m. PST deadline on October 23, 2013 from all eligible entries received. Winners will be chosen based on originality. We will then Direct Message the winners on Twitter to get mailing address and other information. If a selected winner does not comply with these rules or respond to the request to claim their prize in a timely manner an alternative winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries. Decision of judges is final.

Sponsor not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, misdirected, garbled, damaged, delayed or undelivered entries.

Total value of prize is $300.00 and all prizes is $600.00.

Winners’ List: For the name of the winners, available after Monday, October 28, 2013, 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 Contest is DC Entertainment, 1700 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.