Miami, Florida. 88 year old NFT comic artist José Delbo returns to Nifty Gateway with his acclaimed character Captain Apemo. On April 14th, 2022 José will be dropping several pieces showcasing not only Apemo, but also others of his beloved characters including Death and Satoshi’s Legions. The drop will include 6 new pieces and there will be different formats in which each piece will be available to collectors.
A Boring Game of Billiards
The feature piece for this drop is titled A Boring Game of Billiards. José collaborated with 4 ape holders to create a piece which pays homage to the famous piece “Hustler” by Casseus Marcelus Coolidge. Captain Apemo is depicted with his Doggo and his new friends playing a game of billiards.
There will be two versions of this piece: the colored version with coloring by the artist Sarah Perryman and the classic black and white piece featuring José’s original illustration. The colored version will be a 10-minute open edition piece with a price of $999. A Boring Game Of Billiards – Classic will be a Ranked Auction and will have 10 editions available.
A Not So Boring Kiss
Next, a piece inspired by the famous photograph V-J Day in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt, A Not So Boring Kiss is José’s interpretation of the famous tender moment after the end of World War II between two strangers. This piece will be an open edition with a price of $777.
When Worlds Collide
Finally, for this drop, José has partnered with Apollo NFT Studios to create a piece titled “When Worlds Collide” surrounding the comic universe The Satoshiverse. The piece depicts Satoshi and his Legionnaires battling the Defenders of FIAT. An unexpected hero joins the battle when two worlds collide! There will be 100 available editions with a limit of 1 piece per account. In addition to collecting this piece, collectors will receive a Satoshi’s Legions – Legionnaire so that they can take part in the Satoshiverse play to earn game that’s being developed currently.
Collectors Reward Drawing
Delbo’s character Death will also make an appearance this April 14th with an exclusive free reward drawing for collectors of José’s pieces minted on Nifty Gateway. The reward piece is titled Death – The Rider and is an edition of 25. Collectors who participate will be selected randomly to win this piece. There will be 1 entry per piece and each account can only win once.
The Captain Apemo Burns
Finally, as a reward for holders of Captain Apemo pieces, there will be 5 pieces that can only be redeemed by burning various different prior Apemo pieces. Each piece will have its own burn format:
The first piece is The Mutant. When Apemo lost his parents as a baby he was separated from his twin brother. He thought he was lost forever, but little did Apemo know that his brother was also found by a different band of pirates. But these pirates were different. They wanted to turn Apemo’s brother into a more powerful version of him. But something went terribly wrong and THE MUTANT was born. This will be an open burn 1 for 1 format. Collectors will have 24 hours to mutate their Captain Apemo – Genesis into The Mutant, a much more scarce piece.
The Creation Of Ape
Next is The Creation of Ape, an interpretation of “The Creation of Adam” by Michaelangelo. To obtain this piece, collectors must burn one of each A Boring Game Of Poker and Captain Apemo – Genesis. This burn will be open for 24 hours.
The Creation of Ape – Classic
The Classic version of The Creation Of Ape will also be available as a burn redemption. For this piece, collectors will need to burn one Captain Apemo – Genesis and one Captain Apemo – A Pirates Best Friend – Morgan The Parrot. There will be 9 editions of this piece available for redemption and the burn will be open for 20 hours.
A Not So Boring Kiss – Classic
Next, the Classic version of A Not So Boring Kiss will be available as a burn redemption. For this piece, collectors will need to burn one Captain Apemo – Genesis and one Captain Apemo – A Pirates Best Friend – Hook The Parrot. There will be 9 editions of this piece available for redemption and the burn will be open for 20 hours.
The Mutant – Classic
Finally, the Classic version of The Mutant will be available as a burn redemption. For this piece, collectors will need to burn one Captain Apemo – Genesis and one Captain Apemo – A Pirates Best Friend – Jack The Parrot. There will be 9 editions of this piece available for redemption and the burn will be open for 20 hours.
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