DC Comics and Batman Go NFT with a Metaverse Kick

Key Insights:

  • Batman is the next superhero to go digital.
  • DC Comics and Palm NFT Studio will release 200,000 Batman NFTs in April.
  • Based on the comic book, each NFT will go for $300.

It has been a particularly busy first quarter for the NFT marketplace and the Metaverse. The NFT marketplace continues to evolve, engaging with fan bases worldwide.

With unwavering buyer interest, NFT opportunities are endless, as are the potential earnings from the Metaverse.

Big names continue to file trademark applications as the migration from mainstream to virtuality gathers momentum.

DC Comics and Batman Set to Go Virtual in April

Overnight, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC, and Palm NFT Studio announced a new superhero NFT collection. The Bat Cowl Collection will consist of an incredible 200,000 unique Batman cowl NFTs taken from the 83-year history of DC’s Batman.

Each NFT will be minted on the Palm blockchain, an Ethereum (ETH) sidechain featuring a distinct identity and set of characteristics that reflect the diversity of Batman stories and fans. By owning Bat Cowl NFTs, fans can unlock rewards that include Web3 experiences.

NFT holders will be able to access a private DC Universe fan forum. Fans will also have the opportunity to purchase physical collectibles, choose fan events, and more.

The two-year roadmap aims to take Bat Cowl holders on a journey into areas including augmented reality and the Metaverse.

DC Publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee said,

“While Batman is one of the world’s most iconic Super Heroes, garnering hundreds of millions of fans all around the globe – his appears has changed and shifted over the past 83 years.”

Jim Lee added,

“What’s exciting about this amazing collaboration is that we are continuing the evolution of his distinct Bat Cowl by bringing it into the modern digital world, making it accessible and more wildly engaging than ever before. Through the introduction of carefully curated colors, textures, and upgrades – the end results offer a take and taste for every kind of Batman fan out there and serve as powerful ways for all of us to make a timeless icon our very own.”

The Bat Cowl Collection will go on sale from April 26, 2022, each with a $300.00 price tag. Upgrades will be available on nft.dcuniverse.com.

DC FanDome NFT owners will have exclusive access to the Bat Cowl pre-sale.

Batman Follows other Superheroes, Including Spider-Man into Virtuality

Last summer, Marvel entered the NFT market with a Spider-Man NFT collection.

After the Marvel launch, DC Comics offered free DC Comic superhero NFTs to DC fans who registered for the DC FanDome 2021 streaming event. Batman, Wonder, Woman, Superman, Harley Quinn, and Green Lantern went NFT for the event.

It was also the beginning of the DC and Palm NFT studio partnership.

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