Collectibles Crossover–Comics and NFTs: A Quick Primer & New ways to Show Off Your Collection  

by Sarah Thomas

121922F-1-1024x536 Collectibles Crossover–Comics and NFTs: A Quick Primer & New ways to Show Off Your Collection  Do you show off your prized collectibles or keep them tucked away? If you like to share with your friends, family, and business associates, displaying digital versions (and maybe even NFTs) has never been easier. If you’re interested in learning how these collectible worlds are bridging together, this blog is just for you. The Digital Art Frame Company is here to help you discover digital display options as well as unique physical representations for your digital collectibles.

Comic Books and NFTs

Comic books and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are two separate things, of course, but they can be connected in certain ways. Comic books are printed publications that contain sequential art and narratives, often in the form of a series. NFTs, on the other hand, are digital assets that are unique and non-interchangeable; they are often used to represent ownership of digital items such as art, collectibles, and virtual real estate.

NFT stands for non-fungible token, which is a type of digital asset that represents ownership of a unique item or collectible. In the context of comic books, an NFT could be used to represent ownership of a digital version of a rare or limited edition comic book.

In recent years, there has been growing interest in using NFTs to represent ownership of digital versions of comic books. This allows collectors to own unique, digital versions of their favorite comics and to trade them on blockchain marketplaces. Some companies, such as Crypto Comics, have begun creating and selling NFT versions of popular comic book series. It is likely that we will continue to see the use of NFTs in the comic book industry in the future, as more creators and collectors become interested in this technology.

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There are several potential benefits to using NFTs to represent comic books. For example, NFTs can provide a secure and verifiable way to prove ownership of a digital comic book, which can help prevent piracy and ensure that the comic book remains scarce and valuable. Additionally, NFTs can make it easy to transfer ownership of a digital comic book from one person to another, potentially enabling new forms of digital commerce and collectible trading.

In the context of comics and collectibles, NFTs and Web3 technology are being used to create and sell digital versions of comics and collectibles, and to allow fans and collectors to own and trade these items on blockchain marketplaces. 

For example, some companies are using NFTs to represent ownership of digital versions of popular comic book series, and are using Web3 technology to enable users to buy, sell, and trade these items on decentralized marketplaces. Additionally, Web3 technology is being used to create new, blockchain-based platforms and services that are specifically designed for the comic and collectibles markets such as social networks, forums, and marketplaces. By connecting the worlds of comics and collectibles with NFTs and Web3 technology, these developments are making it easier for fans and collectors to access, own, and trade their favorite items and are opening up new opportunities for creators and publishers to engage with their audiences and generate revenue.

Comic books and characters are often some of the most popular items that are traded as NFTs 

Marvel and DC are two of the largest and most well-known comic book publishers in the world. They both produce a wide range of popular comics, graphic novels, and related merchandise,

While Marvel and DC have not yet released their own NFTs, there are several companies that have created and sold NFT versions of popular comic book series from both publishers. It is likely that we will continue to see the use of NFTs in the comic book industry in the future as more creators and collectors become interested in this technology.  

If you’re interested  in learning more about different approaches and would like to discover approved Marvel and DC Comics NFT Collectibles (as well as many other properties), here are a couple of sites and sources to check out:

Veve.me

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VeVe digital collectibles and comics come in limited edition releases, can be purchased, sold and traded, upgraded and customized, placed in virtual showrooms, shared on social and more, all through the VeVe app.

Crypto Comics

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This company creates and sells NFT versions of popular comic book series, including Marvel Comics and DC Comics.

Heritage Auctions

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Heritage Auctions can help you build, track and manage your NFT portfolio. Browse NFT crypto art for sale at auction, preview sports memorabilia NFTs, and buy one-of-a-kind, collectible NFTs. Our experts carefully value NFTs for sale, and our website makes buying easy.

Rally

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Rally is a platform for buying & selling equity shares in collectible assets. Together, they rally to make investing behind ideas, emotions, and communities safe, easy, and accessible. The result… A 21st Century Portfolio, for everyone. 

Displaying Digital Collectibles?

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There are several ways to display digital versions of your physical collection, as well as NFTs. Options range from high-end screens, apps that work with your existing TV, physical acrylics and Web3, wallet-connected digital wall canvases, and smaller NFT display devices.

The following are just a few examples. Learn more and check out expert reviews to make the most informed decision when choosing the options that serve your needs. (By the way, it’s important to check with the platform or marketplace where you purchased your NFT to see what display options are available.)

Best Digital Art and Collectibles Experience

Blackdove

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Blackdove offers beautiful digital canvases, access to thousands of pieces of beautiful digital art, an easy-to-use app to add your images, and the ability to connect your crypto wallet for authentic NFT display and for select high-end smart TVs.

Their app comes preloaded and offers beautiful canvases, subscriptions, and solutions for high-end residential and commercial customers.

Best TV for Displaying Digital Collectibles and Art

Samsung ‘The Frame’ TV

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These are ideal if you are also thinking about replacing your TV and displaying your collectibles and digital art. Once you’ve selected the screen size of the smart TV, you can select from dozens of styles of perfectly engineered frames to suit your taste.

In addition to access to their world-renowned collections (via subscription), it’s easy to upload your digital assets and coincidentally comes with the Blackdove app preloaded.

Web3/Wallet-Connected Dedicated Canvases and NFT Displays

BlockFrameNFT

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BlockFrameNFT brings your tokenized collection into your home, office, shops, event space, or gallery with verifiable proof of ownership. You’ll have the ability to cast NFTs you own to your physical display. They are the only digital canvas on the market whose solution casts NFTs from four blockchains–Ethereum, Polygon, Solana and Tezos.

Tokenframe

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This one is built for authenticity. Sign in with your wallet. Connect to WiFi. Cast your NFTs. It’s really that simple. Four sizes are available. No subscriptions or shared collections. All artwork displayed must be verifiably owned by the user because authenticity is their top priority.

Nifted Displays

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With your Nifted display, you can verify your Dapper Wallet through the Nifted mobile app and showcase up to 40 of your moments at once from NBA Top Shot, NFL All Day, and UFC Strike. Showing off all the NFTs you own on the Ethereum blockchain is super easy to do on your Nifted display, as you can quickly connect your Metamask wallet to your display using our mobile app.

Physical Displays for Your Collectibles and Digital Art

Flexynft

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Do you want to FLEX your digital art with a physical art piece? FLEXY is the leading fan art company in the US. We have a talented team full of NFT collectors, crypto enthusiasts, badass designers, and amazing products, from 10” acrylics to custom solutions. “Can I FLEX other collectible items that aren’t NFTS?” Yes! Flexy can help you flex baseball cards, concert tickets, art, and much much more.

Infinite Objects

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This is a super cool, permanently treated display – what we call a Video Print. No apps, no fussy configuration – just one video, looping forever. You are not buying a gadget, you are collecting a moving image. Infinite Objects holds up to 24 hours of video playing in a perpetual loop. It delivers the same experience as art prints or photographs in a beautiful 5″, 7″, or 10″ display, framed in modern acrylic or sustainably-sourced bamboo.

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Digital Art and Frame Co is an authority on digital art canvases and NFT displays, providing expert reviews and analysis on the market and its relationship to IRL and web3. We are building a network of Learn-Discover-Enjoy Hotspots nationwide to share the amazing potential of digital art, collectibles display, and blockchain technology while celebrating creators, collectors, and stunning artwork. You can contact us at hello@dafco.io. Please note, some links may be affiliated with DAFCO or a Hotspot, and we may receive a commission in some cases through our affiliate program.

Don Nelson, author of this blog, is a co-founder and the CEO of The Digital Art & Frame Company. He’s also an avid digital art collector, fascinated with emerging technologies and how they can come to life in the physical world.

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