The NFT space is growing significantly, and Marvel intends to secure a place by releasing superhero collectibles.
According to Marvel, the Captain America NFT collectible will be released to celebrate his birthday. This was inspired by the successful release of the Spider-Man NFT last month.
The new NFT will also mark the 80th anniversary of Captain America since he first appeared in 1941. Now, fans can purchase a digital statue of Captain America showing him as he first appeared.
So, to launch the NFT collectibles, Marvel has partnered with VeVe and Orbis Blockchain Technologies. Moreover, the collectibles will be minted and made available to users on VeVe’s marketplace.
Captain America’s Digital Statue – Ultimate Animation. Marvel further revealed that the new collectibles will have five digital statues with different quantities and prices. For example, these collectibles include the First Avenger pack (regular), the Charge statue (uncommon), and the Captain America Charge (rare). There will also be a Captain America Animated (Ultra Rare) and a Captain America Ultimate Animated (Secret Rare).
Veve to power DC’s Batman NFT
Meanwhile, Marvel’s closest rival, DC Comics, has commissioned Veve to release a collector’s set of its own.
DC, of course, released a unique set of black and white color-themed digital Batman statues. The comic book platform, which boasts a plethora of other famous superheroes, has hinted that several others will be released soon as well.
So, in a letter written by DC Comics Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs Jay Kogan, they revealed that the organization is exploring opportunities to enter the NFT space.
In addition, the new DC collectibles will include four different designs, which will be sold in different limited quantities and at different prices.
NFT market value
The NFT market as a whole has recorded major growth and has seen a recent uptick in activity. For example, Opensea, the largest NFT marketplace in the ethereum blockchain, has seen $3.4 billion worth of transactions. Demand for collectibles continues to surge, and the NFT market shows no signs of slowing down.
According to Coingecko, the NFT token had a market cap of $33.3 billion at the time of publication. It currently has a total trading volume of $5.1 billion in the last 24 hours.