EPIX is celebrating superheroes and the legendary Stan Lee with Marvel Heroes Weekend, April 27-29, hosted by the legendary Stan Lee! M&C is getting in on the superhero fun by giving away a comic book autographed by Stan Lee.
EPIX, the multiplatform premium entertainment service, will present Marvel Heroes Weekend - a marathon of superhero movies including Iron Man 2, Thor, the world television premiere of Captain America: The First Avenger and the EPIX Original Documentary With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story.
Hosted by legendary comic book creator Stan Lee, the marathon also includes EPIX Extra: Mighty Movie Superheroes, examining the origins and fan following of the mighty team. The weekend celebration of Marvelís famed superheroes and their creator features the movies that have led up to the highly anticipated theatrical release of The Avengers on May 4.
The EPIX Original Documentary With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story follows the life and creations of Stan Lee, the co-creator of Spider-Man, Captain America, Hulk, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man and over 200 other characters that can be found in Marvel comic books, on movie screens and in retail stores around the world.
Marvel Heroes Weekend is part of a free preview of EPIX for all subscribers of affiliate partners, which will also showcase Hollywood blockbusters Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Rango, Conan the Barbarian, True Grit, The Lincoln Lawyer and more, along with EPIX original comedy and music events Lewis Black: In God We Rust, Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell and Amnesty Internationalís Secret Policemanís Ball. Over 30 million homes nationwide will have access to the free preview, including over 150 titles available On Demand and more than 3000 movie titles available online at EpixHD.com and through EPIX apps.
The weekend event and free preview will be supported by television, print, online and out of home advertising and a national contest hosted by EPIX which will send winners to the Hollywood premiere of The Avengers. For more information or to enter, visit the EPIX Facebook page at www.facebook.com/EpixHD.
Additionally, EPIX has partnered with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment for Avengers-themed sweepstakes promoted across Ryan Seacrestís nationally syndicated radio shows and website and across several local Clear Channel stations in the top 10 media markets.
EPIX is also giving fans more chances to win with the @EPIXHD Twitter handle called ď#Stanswers. The #Stanswers Trivia Contest kicked off on Tuesday of this week and will run through 4/27. Each day the @EPIXHD handle will ask fans a daily trivia question and a winner will be chosen at random to receive Stan Lee autographed poster. Each daily winner will be placed in a pool to win the grand prize of a Stan Lee signed comic book. Stan Lee will be doing daily congratulatory tweets to winners.
The M&C Prize:
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a a comic book autographed by Stan Lee!
To enter, contestants need to provide a name and e-mail address. Upon notification of winning, contestants will have five days to reply with the name and address of where their prize should be sent.
Sorry, but this competition is open to residents of the USA only.
CLICK HERE to enter to win an autographed Stan Lee comic book!