DC Comics has announced a new series of digital comics sold as Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT). Publishers have received mixed reactions on social media.
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DC Collectible Comics (DC3) launches with Superman #1 on Friday, limited to 3,000 mintage editions and sold on the blockchain. New titles are released weekly from the ‘Legacy’ or ‘Modern’ categories. The former contains issues of classic comics that may go out of print, while the latter contains more recent titles. Features cover and grading.”
At the time of purchase, each DC3 is randomly assigned one of five rarity levels: “Common”, “Uncommon”, “Rare”, “Epic”, or “Legendary”. These affect the look of ‘Legacy’ titles, with ‘Common’ graded copies looking more faded and aged, and ‘Legendary’ copies looking more pristine. “Modern” DC3 has rarity variations for each level.
Anne DePies, senior vice president and general manager at DC, said: “We want to build that aspect of community that everyone is proud of into the digital ecosystem, making comic collecting more accessible and accessible than ever before,” she said.
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DC3 expands on DC’s existing NFT line. Free NFTs for Fans Ahead of DC Fandome 2021 (opens in new tab)Most recently, the publisher launched Bat Cowl NFT on April 26th. This allowed purchasers to shape Digital Comic Batman: Legacy Cowl #1 through a series of votes. That issue was released today exclusively for Bat Cowl NFT holders.
DC has partnered with PalmNFT for its NFT release. PalmNFT claims that its own NFTs built on Ethereum are better for the environment than traditional NFTs that use huge amounts of power and resources. According to CNBC (opens in new tab)in September Ethereum moved to a system known as “Proof of Stake,” which trades miners for validators, who validate transactions instead of running a large bank of computers. and leverage existing Ether caches as a means of creating new tokens, which requires far less power than mining and which experts say will make the protocol more secure and sustainable. I’m saying.”
After announcing DC3 on Tuesday morning, DC received mixed feedback on social media. The company said he created his DC NFT account in May 2022 and at the time of writing he has 1,610 followers. There is Announcing DC3 (opens in new tab) has received hundreds of likes and retweets, most of which are positive.
reaction to Posted from DC Comics Twitter account (opens in new tab) But having 5.2 million followers – is very different. The replies include some tweets that simply say ‘no’, while others say DC is ‘shameful’. Some people point out that the .
According to DC, titles like Priest’s Black Adam #1 and Rafa Sandoval are among the upcoming DC3 releases.Weekly drops may vary in price, quantity and rarity, but collectors can keep his DC3 purchased for nft.dcuniverse.com (opens in new tab).