Rick and Morty creator to auction crypto art for Ethereum

Rick and Morty creator Justin Roiland will auction new original artwork for cryptocurrency via Nifty Gateway next week.

The crypto-collectable marketplace teased one of Roiland’s crypto artworks on Twitter early Thursday, and noted the full collection will be auctioned starting January 19.

Roiland’s first crypto artwork is… a little low effort.

Crypto-collectables — or Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) — have grown sharply in popularity of late, echoing the CryptoKitties bubble from a few years back.

[Read more: Crypto miners wipe out GPU stocks (again)]

Monthly NFT sales hit an all-time high in December when $8.2 million worth of blockchain-powered art was sold via auction houses like Nifty Gateway.

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