Blockchain Infrastructure Specialist Mintcooperated with him artic to launch a Tintin NFT collection. The partnership also includes Tintinimaginatio, a newly founded company aimed at protecting and promoting Tintin’s legacy.
dubbed “The Blue Lotus” This set is an illustration of an original work created by Hergé in 1936, which sold for $2.8 million at auction two years earlier. The group includes two different sets of NFTs. The first is a limited edition printed work of which there are only 777 copies in existence, and the other is a collection of limited edition digital artwork of which only 1,777 pieces are on display.
According to the press release, each NFT boasts unique features that tell the story of Tintin. For example, the geographic locations the character has traveled to, etc. By purchasing NFTs, each holder unlocks different privileges, such as an exclusive pass to the Hergé Museum and early access to new editions of the game. “The Blue Lotus” book before it is published. In addition, they receive a digital booklet of Hergé’s work created by Philip Godden, a well-known hergologist.
How to get Tintin NFTs
Tintin fans can hop on the official website dubbed Digital Tintin to snap up these blockchain-powered collectibles. Thanks to Crossmint’s proprietary technology, purchases can be made with a credit card directly without the need for cryptocurrency, marking a step geared towards bringing non-crypto citizens onto Web3.
Commenting on the partnership and launch NFTs, Rodri Fernandez Toza, Co-Founder, Crossmint says, “We are honored to be able to support such a popular and historic art series along with Tintinimaginatio and arteQ, helping to bridge the gap from the traditional art world to the Web3 era with an easy-to-use checkout solution.”
Farbond Sadeghian, CEO of artèQ, is equally excited about the partnership. It notes in a statement: This partnership offers fans the unique opportunity to own a rare piece of Tintin history in the form of an NFT. Each NFT comes with its own utilities and is truly a one-of-a-kind collectible.”
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