Tokka Vs The World written by Gavin Hignight

So excited for everyone to see the latest episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that I had the great pleasure of writing. Why was this one so great for me? Because it has a massive Kaiju battle! The turtles vs a giant space turtle Kaiju by the name of… Tokka. ’nuff said!

Airing on Nickelodeon, Sunday February 5th at 9AM. Should be streaming through their service after. Booyakasha!!


Looking back, looking forward. Dec 2016

To those of you good enough to follow my endeavors and this very blog thank you. I apologize for the long gap in posts… this is due to various circumstances, mostly good, some bad. I have been insanely busing writing these last few months. On projects I can’t wait to brag about and for you to see in the year ahead. I also migrated everything to a much more reliable webhost company and lost some momentum (and files) during my migration. Getting everything back to normal now.

And speaking of “normal”, things are anything but aren’t they? I join many of you worried about the state of our nation as I look ahead to 2017. Be good to each other. Stand up for those who are under unjust attack. I will be there with you, on the right side of history. Look forward, not back.

I had some great moments in the last year. And although many of us have felt like the last few months are a continuous kick in the stomach I am thankful for some of the personal and creative victories I’ve had this year.

Thank you for keeping up with what I do. It wouldn’t be as fun creating if it was only for myself.

Gavin Hignight
December 2016


Last Light Fading

Last light fading
People stand in long metal tubes
Moving
The city of levels. Hidden spaces.
Up. Down. Under and above
Hong Kong night.
The lights.
The Desperation
Fatigue on their faces
A look I’ve seen before
New York. Tokyo. Hong Kong.
Concrete Crypts.
We’re already living in them.
Coffin town, a real place.
I’ve seen it. Boxes drug out to the streets.
Locals won’t walk near.
So this part of town can belong to us.
Bad luck won’t even come here.
Up and down, the night a Merry-Go-Round
Night in Hong Kong.
Last light fading.
We’re on our way tomorrow… or tonight.
Something new is always on the way.
New, next to old.
As last light is fading.


John Carpenter, Utopian Facade Music Video by Gavin Hignight and Ben Verhulst

Pleased to share this new music video from John Carpenter’s album LOST THEMES 2. Ben Verhulst and myself created this for John Carpenter and Sacred Bones. Enjoy.


Shanghai 2015 Part 2

More photos from the trip to Shanghai last year. Incredible place and people.

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Skyline from The Bund.

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Ant-Man defending the lobby of the theater.

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Shopping Centers and Malls are no joke in Shanghai.

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I -HEART- Neon.

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The Grid (for dinner)

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So many great shops for tea

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Shanghai Masters 2015

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Busy on the streets

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Love this area.

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Calligraphy with water

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Jing’an Temple

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Shanghai has a million skylines. Here is one at sunset.


Shanghai 2015 Part 1

I had the extremely good fortune to visit Shanghai last year. It was an amazing trip, the people in the city were great. Here are some images from the trip.

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Sunday Afternoon.

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Sundown, day one.

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Jing’an Temple

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Jing’an Temple

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Jing’an Temple

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Temple selfie?

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Laundry day.

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Natural frame

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So many incredible buildings.

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The city.

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Scooter parking.

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Skylines to dream about.

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Look closely.

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Metropolis

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Metropolis II

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Work.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles “Evil of Dregg” written by Gavin Hignight

BOOKYAKASHA!!!!
The Turtles are going to Lord Dregg’s homeworld, and Raph will be kicking some shell. Tune into Nickelodeon Sunday April 10th for the new episode of TMNT written by yours truly.

Raph vs Scorpinoid

Guranteed this episode will be BUG-TASTIC!!

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Ultimate Spider-Man Force of Nature written by Gavin Hignight

Hey, True Believers! (I can’t believe I finally got to say that…)

Tune in April 10th to DisneyXD to watch the Ultimate Spider-Man episode “Force of Nature” written by this webhead!

So excited to have the opportunity to write for Spider-Man. And as luck should have it I got to write Iron Spider, Scarlet Spider and Miles Morales (my current favorite Spidey!!) Not to mention Peter Parker himself. I also get to introduce a new villain… A hint… H20 is involved.


Tokyo Photographs 2015 Part 2

Here are some more images from Tokyo. (click image to see in larger detail)

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One of my favorite spots!

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Shibuya!! (I think part of my heart will always be in Shibuya now)

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Hachikō!!!

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Tokusatsu!!

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Vintage toys… drooling.

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Shibuya Light Trails

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The morning after…

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This city never sleeps… well most of it.

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Tsukiji Market!! I’m so sad it will be moving. Glad I got to see it.

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Sumo Train!!

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Vending

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Night time.

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Dinner time.

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Akihabara!


Tokyo Photographs 2015

I recently visited the amazing city of Tokyo. Here are some images. (click on image to see large version)

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Rain in Shibuya

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Cafe Couple

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Tokyo Tower

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Akihabra

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Akihabra, Blade Runner Style

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Laputa! Ghibli Museum

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Green Tea Cream Taiyaki

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Harajuku Milk Tea

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Subway Line

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Endless Vending

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Breakfast at Tsukiji fish market