All seriously: cryptocurrency in the Marvel comics and the game based on «the Simpsons»

Cryptocurrency actively penetrate not only the global financial markets, but in the entertainment industry. In Marvel comics the Hunt for Wolverine – Adamantium Agenda #1 and the mobile game The Simpsons: Tapped Out there was mention of cryptocurrency in storylines and quests to capture the excitement around the growing industry.

The simpsons

Games for mobile devices over the years does not lose its popularity. The creators of the game The Simpsons: Tapped Out has decided to keep up with the times and add a quest called Crypto Cool associated with cryptocurrencies.

Crypto Cool begins as a conventional quest: Homer idles at a nuclear power plant, playing games on the tablet instead of working. Players need to get mouthy hero Martin to talk about the blockchain, referring to it as many times as possible, but not explaining what it is. In a key moment of the game, Martin admits that he heard about the blockchain «just last week, but now I’m acting like I’m an expert in this matter.» His statement reflects the current situation in the industry.

The game The Simpsons: Tapped Out for about five years now, and it’s available for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire. The creators of the game have earned it for more than $ 100 million, due to purchases by players seeking to speed up their progress.

In the game, Martin also mentions the world’s most popular cryptocurrency – bitcoin. He boasts that he «has mined bitcoins on your computer, and then their value has soared above nowhere». Players who finish the task with Martin, then you will need to get three more characters to mine bitcoins on their devices.

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts are in awe of the fact that it appeared in the game created based on one of the most popular series in the world. Previously, bitcoin has been mentioned in popular television series such as «grey’s Anatomy». In one episode of season hospital, in which the main events have been
the attack by hackers that caused the emergence of blue screen of death on all computers in the clinic and a ransom demand in bitcoins. Of course, in «the simpsons» bitcoin is also mentioned. About five years ago, the character Krusty admitted that she is ruined because of a failed game on the cryptocurrency market.

Marvel Comics

Comic Hunt for Wolverine — Adamantium Agenda No. 1 from Marvel is the story of how Wolverine once saved new York. With 80-ies of the Marvel comics are very popular, and the company now belongs to disney. The most popular comic book heroes Black Panther, spider-Man, Iron man, Captain America, Wolverine, Hulk, Thor and other characters.

In the comic, the Hunt for Wolverine, it is assumed that bitcoin is a universal energy supply system, often used by the robots as it works according to mathematical laws, and a distributed registry immutable. At some point Tony stark will need to make payments. It is assumed that given the type of characters with whom he deals, he will use the normal cash. This time he had to use a cryptocurrency. The comic is a reference to the «risky» nature of crypto to which Tony stark replies with a joke.

The emergence of cryptocurrencies such an iconic and popular attractions like the comics and cartoons, can be considered a good sign. Such references contribute to the promotion and wider dissemination of digital currencies in the world, like many heroes of comics and cartoons become role models, whose opinion is considered authoritative.

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