Neal Adams, Dorkland, Soonay and the emerging
NFTWatch: Welcome to a semi-regular roundup of NFT news from the comic book market. Criticized by some for being environmentally damaging Ponzi schemes for money launderers and illogical overspending for nothing more than unreliable links, more comic artists are considering non-fungible tokens as a way to survive current financial woes and replace the original art market as a spin on digital comic creation. As comic book publishers send out legal letters and maybe we’ll start the ’70s battle for original art all over again. It turns out that Neal Adams is already on the case. Welcome to Bleeding Cool’s NFTWatch. You can subscribe to NFTWatch by email by clicking here.
NFTWatch: Neal Adams is creating a Hash Rush comic, based on the game of the same name from Vorto Gaming ;, with digital assets to auction as NFTs through their blockchain gaming platform, Vorto Network. Set in the Hermeian Galaxy, the comic will feature new and existing Hash Rush characters, with a storyline plotted by Adams and drawn by his former student, Mikaël Bergkvist. Those who wish to read the comic will need to register for the Hash Rush gaming test phase – which now accepts registrants – where the comic will be available for purchase through a limited number of NFTs. Kris vaivods, CEO of Vorto Gaming said, “Throughout the 60s and 70s, Neal helped revolutionize the comic book industry in the same way that we seek to innovate in the gaming industry. This partnership is a signal of our intention as a gaming organization to create incredible content. , assets and NFTs available to the entire gaming community – a key goal of Vorto Gaming and our mission to create a more democratic culture and environment for gamers around the world. Neal is a true trailblazer and associates with someone with his experience and reputation is an inspiration. ”Adams added that“ Gaming is arguably the most innovative entertainment industry of the past decade and shaping many. many different aspects of our culture. We are entering a period in history where we spend as much time exploring digital and imaginary worlds as we live in this one. Comics have always been a tool of transportation – we taking her to another place, to experience another story, even just for a moment. Hash Rush is no different and I can’t wait to share this story with the world. “
NFTWatch: In March, the co-founder of BloomX Luis Buenaventura II sold the work Satoshi the Creator – Genesis through Joe delbo like NFT for $ 443,778, consisting of 222 digital editions priced at $ 1,999 each. It was Joe Delbo, a fellow comic book artist from the ’80s and’ 90s, who also sold a Wonder Woman NFT for nearly $ 2 million making headlines around the world and saw DC and Marvel Comics issue statements to their creators restricting their rights to sell NFTs of their original artwork using Marvel or DC characters. But Satoshi The Creator was an original creation by Delbo, intended to be an NFT from the start, with a backstory of a Bitcoin-powered being, who fights against the “Defenders of Fiat and the Metamachines” with his katanas of. lightning. And is a reference to the alleged creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. Ans Buenaventura sees NFTs as a way for other Filipino comic artists to earn the kind of money their careers have been denied, and just launched the new Binance NFT marketplace to do just that. saying that the growth of crypto “Makes the globalization of art possible” and “More Filipino artists can find their place in the global NFT market and compete on an equal footing. Collectors all over the world can take a look at their work. artists could reach a global stage through technology. “
Watch NFT: Evan Shapiro, former head of cable networks IFC and Pivot is creating a Darkland comic book series as NFT on the Macroverse platform. He describes the project as a “deliciously twisted dark comedy” that combines Game of Thrones with In the Loop. The story takes place in hell populated by Satan, the seven princes of hell and the archangels. The platform will allow it to sell a multi-page comic as an NFT rather than a single image. he first release of the series will be mid-July, with a source book that delves into the history of the characters with the art of Laurent Reis. The launch of the full series will follow in August.
NFTWatch: Comic-Con @ Home next month will see the creator Priscilla wilson, also known as Value and vellum, offer several new exclusives and debuts, including NFT aspects. The Summer Fruits Strawberry Soonay Glow-in-the-Dark (25 pieces), Summer Fruits Watermelon Soonay semi-translucent (10 pieces) and Beehive Collectibles 2021 Store Exclusive Soonay (24 pieces will retail for $ 65 each. Each figure was handmade) . cast by Bean Largent Art and hand painted by Wilson. Additionally, the first two figures will come with a limited edition 3 “vinyl decal, the third with a limited two chase variant and all with an NFT. They’ll all go on sale starting at 11 a.m. PT on Saturday, July 24 on Shopify.
NFTWatch: Emerging the comic book universe reverts to publication courtesy of NFT and Brian David Marshallthe company of called InterPop, subsidiary of TQ Tezos, behind the blockchain currency Tezos, which is said to use much less energy than the NFTs that make headlines. And it looks like The Emergents is now a way to promote this motto. Designed some time ago, it was released as a deck building game, and most recently as an NFT Trading Card Game, but the comics are now published for free, digitally, but can also be purchased as NFT. The first two series available are the new one and Emerging gifts, including the work of designers, including Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Will Pfeifer, Danielle Paige, Steve Ellis and Steve buccellato, edited by the former DC editor Rachel Gluckstern.
NFTWatch: Square Enix announced his Million Arthur NFT will be sold, with Double Jump.Tokyo, using LINE Blockchain. Several NFT stickers are currently in the works, along with a four-panel comic that will be shown at a later date. The stickers, designed by manga artist Choboraunyopomi, will each have a unique ID and will be redeemable on LINE’s NFT Marketplace. The ad also indicates that stickers can be “stuck” to things like physical stickers or LINE stamps, whatever that means.