Marvel is joining the new digital craze of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) based on the very popular Marvel Super Hero, Spider-Man. The American media and entertainment company has entered the NFT multibillion-dollar industry partnering with Orbis Blockchain Technologies Limited, a digital collectibles company running the VeVe Digital Collectibles App to create a set of Spider-Man NFTs.
Marvel’s primary NFT collection will fetch between US$40(around R$209 at current prices) and US$400 (around R$2,000). The comic super hero fans across the world can purchase it from Saturday 7th August. Thousand people will get the chance to buy Marvel’s high-cost NFTs by paying $400 each, while thirty-two thousand of the inexpensive NFTs will cost $40.
Check Versions, Prices, And Availability Of The Spider-Man Digital Statue
1. Common: Spider-Man – The Amazing Spider-Man
List Price: $40
Editions: 32,000 units
2. Uncommon: Spider-Man – Hangin’Out
List Price: US$50
Editions: 16,000 units
3. Rare: Spider-Man – Jump into Action
List Price: $100
Editions: 9,000 units
4. Ultra-rare: Spider-Man – Animated
List Price: $250
Editions: 2,500 units
5. Secret-rare: Spider-Man – Ultimate Animated
List Price: $400
Editions: 1,000 units
This must-have digital collectible for Spidey fans will let them have a 3D image of the character in a premium digital format.
Launching Spider-Man, one of the most iconic Super Heroes of all time as NFT is just the starting as it might unveil more digital collectibles of superheroes later in August, President of Marvel Entertainment Dan Buckley reportedly said about the move.
Marvel has also confirmed to drop many other fresh NFT assets. This includes a digital version of the Marvel’s first comic book released in 1939. Also, fictional characters like Steve Rogers from the movie Captain America, Sam Wilson from Hawk and Bucky Barnes from Winter Soldier, and John F. Walker from American Agent will be launched in puppet format.
Marvel is not the only world-famous entity to declare the launch of its NFT entry. From March this year, non-fungible tokens have been a top trend across the globe and many firms, celebrities, and sports stars joined the race to issue and buy NFTs.
Some high-profile news websites and magazines like Fortune, Time Magazine, CNN, and the New York Times have already stepped into this digital asset game. Business magazine Fortune has recently dropped a crypto-themed issue designed by popular graphic artist pplpleasr.
In May this year, Fox Broadcasting Company collaborated with Rick and Morty creator Dan Harmon to produce an animated series curated completely on the Blockchain.
Similarly in March 2021, Marvel’s biggest opponent in the market, DC Comics has indicated launching DC Comics NFTs at some point in time.
Marvel and DC are known as the ‘giant two’ brands in the Comic industry. DC comics has also leagued with VeVe to launch a series of digital-only Batman statues tied to NFTs. Not just DC, VeVe is additionally working with other prominent media companies including Ghostbusters, Adventure Time, Back to the Future, and Jurassic Park. Both android and iOs device users can download the VeVe Digital Collectibles App from their respective app stores.