Spotted on David Horvath’s Instagram and Google Plus:
We made him for you. Introducing 10th anniversary Wage. An exact replica of the very first Uglydoll, sewn by Sun-Min as a gift for me based on my funny little drawing of Wage on the bottom of my “we will make our tell stories through books and toys dream come true so we can be together again” letter to her.
That letter went out 10 years ago today, the first ever Wage Uglydoll made his way over to me a few weeks later in 2001. I showed him to Eric Nakamura at Giant Robot and he ordered 20 of them, and the Uglydoll toy line was born.
This replica will be released in early 2012, on the 10 year anniversary of Uglydoll’s first few sales at Giant Robot in Los Angeles.
We made this with you in mind. Thanks so much for all the letters, photos, life stories, touching tales of love, happiness and tragedy. Thanks for showing up by the hundreds, and thanks for being there when nobody showed.
Here is another photo via Facebook.