Viral Art Sensation chris (simpsons artist) Debuts First NFT Collection on WAX

Known As “The Internet’s Picasso,” Chris Will Debut the chris (simpsons artist) x DeadHappy “Classic Collection” on the WAX Blockchain on November 18 

(Los Angeles, CA) – November 11, 2021 – The Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) is partnering with the cartoonist known as chris (simpsons artist) to release his very first NFT collection on the WAX Blockchain. Available on Thursday, November 18 at 10AM PST / 1PM PST, the chris (simpsons artist) x DeadHappy – “Classic Collection” will feature a bespoke collection of chris’ viral work.

Known for his comedic and deliberately childlike caricatures and stream-of-consciousness writing, chris was inspired at a young age to draw characters from the hit TV Show, The Simpsons. He still caricatures fictional characters including the cast of The Simpsons and signs his pieces with the qualifier “(Simpsons Artist).” He gained national media attention with his caricature of well-known figures including Prince William and Kate Middleton during their wedding. With a cult following of millions of fans around the world chris’ work has also been featured in publications such as BBC, NME, The Guardian, The Independent and more.

“After 10 years of having a make of pictures for my friends to have a bit of a look at on the internet, I am excited that my friends can now own them on the internet as well,” said chris (simpsons artist). This is a collection of some of my favorite pictures that I have gone and done and I like that WAX is very environmentally focused as well. I hope that you enjoy my pictures xox”

“We haven’t stopped laughing and smiling throughout this whole process, we all have stomach aches and locked jaws now. Someone please help us.” said DeadHappy, a small group of highly accomplished anonymous animators who assisted chris on bringing his incredible work to the world of NFTs.

Chris’s debut NFT release, the chris (simpsons artist) x DeadHappy – “Classic Collection,” will feature a total of 25,000 NFT consisting of 51 different designs over five different rarities: Common, Collectible, Rare, Deluxe and Ultra Rare. The collection will be sold in two limited edition packs with a total of just 3,750 packs and can only be purchased with WAXP tokens:

  • Standard Packs (2,500 total) contain 5 NFTs and can only be purchased with  WAXP tokens (price equivalent to $30.00)
  • Mega Packs (1,250 total) contain 10 NFTs and can only be purchased with  WAXP tokens (price equivalent to $50.00)

“chris’ hilarious artwork and unique storytelling make for a rare collectible opportunity for his fans,” says William Quigley, Co-Founder of WAX. “We’re proud to host chris’ first NFT collection to give his fans an opportunity to own a piece of art from ‘The Internet’s Picasso.’”

Additionally, fans have the opportunity to collect six unique vIRL NFTs that can be redeemed for highly collectible physical art pieces from chris’ collection. Debuting on WAX, the world’s #1 blockchain bringing NFTs to the mass market in the safest and most environmentally friendly marketplace in the world, the chris (simpsons artist) x DeadHappy – “Classic Collection” will be available worldwide beginning on November 18.

This sale requires a credit card and a WAX Cloud Wallet account. For fans looking to own a part of this limited series, please visit wax.io to register for a WAX wallet. To learn more about WAX’s environmentally friendly initiatives please visit their website.

About WAX
The Worldwide Asset eXchange™ (WAX), aka the King of NFTs, is the world’s #1 blockchain, as measured by number of users and transactions, according to Dappradar.com. WAX’s mission is to bring NFTs to the mass market in the safest, most secure, environmentally friendly, and easy-to-use marketplace in the world. WAX is also the leading entertainment NFT network — in 2018, WAX introduced vIRLs®, giving consumer product companies the ability to directly link NFTs to physical consumer products. Co-founded in 2017 by William E. Quigley and Jonathan Yantis, WAX has facilitated the trade of more than 100 million digital collectibles including Major League Baseball (via Topps MLB collectibles), Capcom’s “Street Fighter,” and world-renowned entertainers Deadmau5 and Weezer. For more information, please visit https://wax.io and follow along on Twitter and Discord.

About chris (simpsons artist)
Chris (simpsons artist) is an anonymous cartoonist with a cult following of millions of fans around the world. Chris’s followers on social media number more than three million and his posts are frequently seen by tens of millions as well as being shared by celebrities and the media alike. He is the author of two hugely successful books: the story of life and motivational quotes to help you be more positive. Chris has also contributed to sites like BBC, NME, The Guardian, The Independent, and more.