NFT News Roundup for the Week of August 23
Alibaba has launched a NFT marketplace focused on the auctioning of trademarks in the form of tokenized licenses. Named “Blockchain Digital Copyright and Asset-Trade,” the marketplace will be connected to the WeChat platform, with users’ crypto portfolios being connected to the communication app.
Steve Aoki’s “NFT TV Show”, Dominion X, has secured funding for the pilot episode. It is still unclear what exactly will connect the show to the NFT space.
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Former professional ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky is releasing a collection of NFTs, named the Wayne Gretzky Premier Access Collection.
The artist and animator Phil Tippett, known for his work on Jurassic Park and Star Wars, has created an NFT to be auctioned off on SuperRare. The token features a segment of the artist’s 1984 animated short film Dinosaur!
The first officially licensed Marvel NFT digital collectibles have been released on VeVe. The tokens are digital versions of classic comics, sold in blind boxes.
Nationally recognized singer-songwriter-producer Jon Christopher Davis is releasing a collection of NFTs based around his new song “Vinyl Revival”. The tokens come with a series of digital and physical items, including vinyl records, music videos, and private concerts.