If you are sitting there, “Where do I know the name ‘Huck Gee’ from?” it could be from multiple things. If you’re one of the 42 million folks who have watched Ken Block push his car to the limits in the Gymkhana videos, Huck Gee designed Ken’s logo. You also may have heard of him from his sensational toy creations.
Huck Gee is a contemporary artist, illustrator, designer and toy maker based in San Francisco, California. Huck is a driving force in the world of ‘Art Toys’ and is known for crafting small runs of handmade figures that sell out instantly online to a global clientele. His production toy designs have brought him international acclaim and are highly prized. Huck’s artwork has been exhibited in galleries worldwide, he has consigned pieces for Christie’s Auction House and has a design in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. In addition, he has journeyed on numerous international signing tours and has had his art published in an ungodly amount of books and magazines.
Fans of this creative force will be glad to hear that he is starting a new partnership with Mighty Jaxx. Here is what he has to say about it.
“Today I’m proud to announce an exciting new partnership between myself and the amazing team at Mighty Jaxx. Together we will be breathing new life into the storied world and characters that have been closest to my heart and popular with my fans worldwide. Today we mark the return of Gold Life.”
We are currently in various stages of production and you will soon be seeing more of the fresh new platform and designs from a world I spent many, many years crafting. We will be welcoming back favorites; we have a wealth of history to pull from: Raku, The Golden Claw and the Red Hand Gang, Ornery Panda, The Grifling King, Ghostface Killer, Samurai Hicksan, General Shirokuri, and The Hotaru Copter Squadto name a few… we could even see beautiful new scaled renditions of Minosu and the Golden Bull, the Koalataur, maybe even The Wolf Rider & The TurtleBacked ClutterMunk? Who knows what we have up our sleeves…. who would you like to see return?
“Not to be limited to my past creations we will also be expanding and growing the world with fresh new characters and stories, tying up loose ends…”
“As many of you are probably aware, my return to this series is long overdue, and I am chomping at the bit to get these out into the world. I’m sure you have lots of questions. Over the next few months we will be unveiling more details and the first designs from this precious, magical world. Stay tuned. Awesome awaits.” – H
Each figure stands 4″ tall and retails for $25 each and will be produced in limited editions. These first three figures can be ordered from Mighty Jaxx HERE. Be sure to follow Mighty Jaxx and Huck Gee on Twitter to get updates on new releases. From the sound of things we have a LOT to look forward to and we can’t wait!