Crave giveaway: Geektastic Comic-Con swag stash, part one

Didn't make it to San Diego Comic-Con this year? It's coming to you with this bundle of swag from the show floor. Comics, toys, T-shirts, and a Batman cape!

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Congratulations to Wilson M. of Sugar Land, Texas, for winning a pair of Grado SR80e headphones in last week's giveaway. This week's prize will make one geeky reader very, very happy. To say my CNET colleague Seth Rosenblatt brought back a bounty from San Diego Comic-Con this year would be an understatement. We're talking bags and boxes of T-shirts, comics, and toys, many exclusive to SDCC. Thanks, Uncle Seth!

The winner of part one of our Comic-Con 2014 giveaway gets more stuff than we can list, but some of the highlights include an exclusive Comic-Con 75th anniversary Batman cape and paper masks from DC Comics, and from Mattel, an Arkham Knight toy Batmobile and Masters of the Universe Classics Hordak action figure (both exclusive to Comic-Con). Then there's a Hasbro Comic-Con special-edition My Little Pony Mane-Iac Mayhem with piercing red and green eyes and a metallic purple outfit.

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Arkham Knight Batmobile: A cross between a tank and hot rod, the Dark Knight's new ride has sounds and spinning wheels. Mattel

On the Superman side of things, the bundle includes a DC Universe Superman: Black Zero Escape Lego set and a DC Comics Man of Steel T-shirt sporting the Superman logo. Take note, Clark Kent. It all comes in an Ogio Renegade 17-inch laptop backpack bearing the Daily Planet logo (tucked inside: a Daily Planet notebook and pen).

The "Star Wars" universe is represented too, with a limited-edition Star Wars Darth Maul: Son of Dathomire comic from Dark Horse Comics and Workman Star Wars math and reading workbooks for kindergartners and first graders, respectively. (Why didn't I get to learn counting from Chewbacca? No fair!)

All this geeky goodness tallies up to about $450, but you'll get this entire bundle for free. How on Krypton do you do that? There are a few rules, so please read carefully. And be sure to check back next week for part two of our Comic-Con 2014 giveaway.

  • Register as a CNET user. Go to the top of this page and hit the "Join CNET" link to start the registration process. If you're already registered, there's no need to register again.
  • Leave a comment below. You can leave whatever comment you want. If it's funny or insightful, it won't help you win, but we're trying to have fun here, so anything entertaining is appreciated.
  • Leave only one comment. You may enter for this specific giveaway only once. If you enter more than one comment, you will be automatically disqualified.
  • The winner will be chosen randomly. The winner will receive one (1) Comic-Con 2014 swag bundle with an approximate retail value of $450.
  • If you are chosen, you will be notified via email. The winner must respond within three days of the end of the sweepstakes. If you do not respond within that period, another winner will be chosen.
  • Entries can be submitted until Monday, August 4, 12 p.m. ET.

And here's the disclaimer that our legal department said we had to include (sorry for the caps, but rules are rules):

NO PURCHASE OR WIRELESS DEVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. DATA RATES MAY APPLY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU HAVE NOT YET WON. MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENT OF ONE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR D.C., 18 YEARS OLD OR AGE OF MAJORITY, WHICHEVER IS OLDER IN YOUR STATE OF RESIDENCE AT DATE OF ENTRY INTO SWEEPSTAKES. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALL U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Sweepstakes ends at 12 p.m. ET on Monday, August 4, 2014. See official rules for details.

Good luck. (And be sure to follow Crave on Twitter: @crave)

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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