A day after Beeple’s digital artwork sold for a record $69 million, America’s popular comic book publisher is now joining the NFT craze with its iconic Batman character. DC Comics is the latest big-name after NBA Top Shots and Christie’s to join the non-fungible token (NFT) mania.
NFTs are basically blockchain-based cryptographic tokens that are NOT mutually interchangeable. thus, each token is unique in its way thereby suitable for representing the digital form of any scarce assets.
As per the official announcement, Veve collectibles will be working with DC Comics to launch the NFTs representing Batman Black and White digital statuses. The new NFTs have been inspired by the artwork of Darwin Cooke, Jim Lee, Jae Lee, and Gary Frank which went on sale on the Veve app on March 11.
The NFT marketplace has exploded in recent times making it a multi-million dollar industry in itself. Besides, it has completely democratized the entire online marketplace for digital artists who can leverage NFTs and sell their unique art pieces for any amount that the bidder is willing to pay.
Veve aims to offer a next-generation collectibles experience wherein users can use their favorite IPs and characters in the form of NFTs. This project has seen strong growth with its mobile app trending in the app store.
The Explosive Growth of NFTs
Just like decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens have seen explosive growth in recent times. Although NFTs are not new to the market. The first time the NFTs became popular was back in December 2017 when the CryptoKitties game caught a wild rage.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has recently launched its own marketplace for NFTs – NBA Top Shot – that has generated $230 million in sales. The NBA Top Shot NFTs work on the Flow blockchain created by Dapper Labs. The NFTs represent some of the top-tricks from players in short-video clips.
Reddit Working on NFT Platform
The Reddit message board is getting into the NFT market, a new job posting suggests
Online message board Reddit is preparing to develop a platform for non-fungible tokens, according to a new job posting.
The San Francisco-headquartered company is looking for a senior backend engineer who will be responsible for building services that will make it possible for “millions” of users to mint and trade NFTs.
The job description highlights the importance of NFTs, predicting that they are going to “rewrite” the way we think about goods. It highlights a slew of use cases that are linked to the new technology:
Beyond visual art, there are already NFTs for music, videos, articles, and even memes. Many believe that NFTs will become the standard for items in online games, as well as items in the eventual metaverse.
Five years of experience in backend development and the ability to design complex distributed systems are the key qualifications required for the position.
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is a big fan of Ethereum and NFTs. At the MET Fashion Gala, he even wore a CryptoPunk NFT that he purchased for his wife, Serena Williams.
Playboy Releases Ethereum-Based Rabbitars NFTs, Presale Begins in 2 Days
Playboy has created Ethereum-based Rabbitars NFTs as ERC-721 tokens. The project’s website describes Playboy Rabbitars as a “lagomorphic-themed civilization of unique and non-fungible rabbits.” There are 11,953 of them, inspired by Playboy iconography, heritage and lore.
The news was shared by Chinese crypto journalist and blogger Colin Wu. He posted a screenshot from the project’s website, featuring some of the Playboy Rabbitars.
Playboy launched Rabbitars NFT, which will be officially sold in two days, with a Mint price of 0.1953 ETH. https://t.co/HzCIf6W9nT pic.twitter.com/FaQRskQEQZ— Wu Blockchain (@WuBlockchain) October 22, 2021
The sale will begin in two days at a mint price of 0.1953 ETH ($803). The website explains that in order to become an owner of such an NFT, a user needs to set up a Metamask wallet. However, NFTs will be available for sale both for fiat and crypto.
Those who want to pay in ETH need to load up their wallet at least two days before the sale starts. Presale for ETH will begin on Oct. 24. The public sale for U.S. dollars will start on Oct. 26, and the next day, users will be able to buy Rabbitars for ETH.
It is possible to order 1-2 NFTs during the presale. At a public sale, one user is allowed to buy up to ten Rabbitars.
Mars Land NFTs Released on Ethereum, MARS4 Tokens Listed on Bittrex, Sushiswap
Here’s how land plot on Mars can be obtained in a new-gen manner through NFT marketplace
Shortly after the release of an eccentric NFT-focused metaverse, the Mars Land project sees its core native utility asset, MARS4, listed by Tier 1 centralized exchange Bittrex and leading DEX SushiSwap (SUSHI).
Here’s how NFT instruments allow crypto enthusiasts to purchase land on Mars
The Mars4 team behind Mars Land, a novel digital collectibles project, has modeled a 3D map of Mars’ terrain based on the latest NASA data. The total area of Mars’ terrain is divided into 99,888 tokenized plots.
Then, the NFTs associated with segments of Mars Land are available for sale as non-fungible tokens. Mars Land NFTs are minted on Ethereum (ETH) blockchain and can be utilized in various digital economic initiatives.
Namely, Mars NFTs can be locked for staking and utilized for liquidity mining; therefore, Mars Land NFTs evolved into a full-stack instrument of passive income for cryptocurrency enthusiasts with various levels of expertise.
Mars Land NFTs are released in batches; 10,000 tokens are listed per epoch. Starting from Epoch 1, 51% of the income generated is redistributed among current NFT holders. By mid-October, there are more than 50,000 NFTs in circulation.
MARS4 listed on CEXes and DEXes: Why is this crucial?
Mars Land adheres to a dual tokenomic design: its architecture includes NFTs and MARS4 dollars. In total, there are four billion MARS4 tokens in circulation.
MARS4 tokens are now available on Bittrex, a veteran centralized cryptocurrency trading ecosystem. Bittrex offers the widest range of assets amidst all CEXes working in the United States.
Also, MARS4 tokens can be purchased on leading Ethereum-based decentralized exchange, SushiSwap (SUSHI). On SushiSwap (SUSHI), MARS4 tokens can be staked as well.