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Defenders of the Earth: Win The Complete 65 Episode Series on DVD!

Defenders of the EarthComic strip legends Flash Gordon, Mandrake the Magician, and the Phantom team up in Defenders of the Earth, a 1986 animated television series. The heroes battle super villains, marauding aliens, destructive demons and sultry enchantresses in order to protect mankind in the year 2015.

In the TV show, the exciting battle between good and evil begins when Flash Gordon returns to help Earth battle against the evil Emperor Ming. Flash quickly finds that his talents alone will not be enough to battle the mastermind’s plotting and he teams up with his son, fellow heroes and their proteges to battle evildoers from the past, present and future.

Principal voices Defenders of the Earth include Lou Richards, Peter Mark Richman, Peter Renaday, Buster Jones, Loren Lester, Sarah Partridge, Adam Carl, Diane Pershing, William Callaway, Ron Feinberg, and Hal Rayle.

Defenders of the Earth has recently been released on a five-disc DVD set that includes all 65 adventure-filled episodes. Additionally, the set features commentary from the producer and creators on the first episode, “Escape from Mongo.” You can purchase Defenders of the Earth from Amazon. You can also try to win a copy here.

To enter, you need to merely post a comment below. Be sure to leave your email address in the comment form so that we can contact you with the good news if you win. You can enter once per day.

FacebookIf you’d like an additional chance to win, leave a comment on our Facebook page under the wall post about the contest. If you don’t have a Facebook account, you can email us as another way to enter.

Guidelines: This giveaway is open to participants with a United States mailing address only. (International readers can enter if they have a friend in the States who can accept their prizes by mail.) Many may enter but one person will win. You must be 18 and older to enter and no purchase is necessary. Contest ends July 18, 2010.

UPDATE: Congratulations to Rashid who won the DVD set in our contest. Thanks to everyone who entered. Stay tuned, we’ll have more contests soon!

 

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Chris July 20, 2010 at 9:57 pm

I used to LOVE that show as a kid! Of course my fav was the Phantom but I was never to wild about the kids angle. Still, it’s definitely in my top 10 of cartoons past and present!!

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curtB July 17, 2010 at 8:06 pm

there was also a comic book based on the show if anyone is interested.

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Daniel M July 16, 2010 at 7:32 pm

always like seeing another superhero series

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Adam Landes July 16, 2010 at 2:04 pm

Oh, I’ve been sick and missed most of this contest. Well, entering here now. Come on and pull my name. : )

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jhardluck July 15, 2010 at 10:22 pm

I use to love this show. Good to see it is coming out on DVD.

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clevernamehere July 15, 2010 at 9:02 pm

I never saw this series when it was first run, but I did catch some episodes in later DVD compilations. What’s interesting to me is that the concept, as a whole, could still work even though the various comic strips may not be as popular as they once were.

It’s also pretty interesting to see a series with 65 episodes, while today’s shows are often lucky to hit 13 or 26. Spectacular Spider-Man, Wolverine and the X-Men… lots of great shows aimed at this demographic just get shut down after a few episodes.

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Steven Lee July 15, 2010 at 8:50 pm

This was a COMPLETELY underrated show, and I would LOVE to pass it on to my son

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Marco July 15, 2010 at 10:31 am

This was one my favorites from childhood. Classic!

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Vincent Wright July 14, 2010 at 9:43 am

Never watched it or maybe I just don’t remember. I sure will watch it if I win it or maybe start renting it.

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Ron O. July 14, 2010 at 9:04 am

Please accept my entry into the “Defenders of the Earth” DVD Giveaway.
I’m going to comment on your wall about this contest also! …Thanks! for
the opportunity and for putting on this giveaway!

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Tobey Cook July 14, 2010 at 8:28 am

I remember watching this show when it first aired, but never got to see all the episodes.

Would love to win this :)

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Rashid July 14, 2010 at 8:06 am

Whoa….. I commented on FB just because I remembered the song — I can’t believe this is on DVD now! Bless the 80s….

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