Dark Horse Contest Puts YOU Into Comics

The plague is coming and Dark Horse Comics wants to know how you will survive.  The best story just might give YOU the chance to be drawn as a character and get killed in the second Story Arc of The Strain.  But hurry, the deadline to be part of this fun is December 4th!!  All the details after the jump.


Dark Horse Comics is making preparations for the coming infestation, storing food, comics and weapons. The Strain #1 is on its way, infecting comic shops on Dec. 14th. And here’s a little contest to get you excited for the comics from Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan, David Lapham and Mike Huddleston.

They want to hear how YOU will survive the vampire plague. In the comments section of their blog, provide at least a 200 word description of how you plan to survive the coming epidemic. What supplies will you need? Where would you go to hide? Who would be with you? What weapons would you need? Give us all the details, we need help figuring out how we’d survive.

Official Rules:

1. Post a comment of at least 200 words on the Dark Horse Blog (link below) by 11:59p.m. PT on Sunday Dec. 4th, 2011 and describe how you plan to survive the coming plague.  (http://www.darkhorse.com/Blog/741/strain-survive-plague-contest)

2. Check back next week as the top five Survival Tales are posted, once per day through Dec. 9th.

3. Starting Dec. 9th. come back to the blog and Vote for the best Survival Plan through Dec. 13th.

The winner will be posted on Dec. 14th, the release date of The Strain #1. They will have their likeness drawn into one of The Strain arc two comics to be killed by a Vampire.  Details will be finalized with the winner individually.

The fine print: No purchase necessary. One online entry per person (one e-mail address per person/address). You must be eighteen years of age or older to enter. Contest entries only accepted if they are submitted by 11:59p.m. (PDT), Dec. 4th, 2011, to be eligible. Winner will be selected based upon the quality of submitted comments (as determined at Dark Horse’s sole discretion) from all applicable entries and will be notified by Dec. 13th, 2011. Entry becomes the property of Dark Horse upon receipt. Entry constitutes agreement by winners to be publicized and permission to use each winner’s name for the purposes of promotion of the Contest without further compensation. Contest void where prohibited. Odds of winning dependent on number of entrants.