The Cross Hatch Dispatch 12/19/07

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Nick Bertozzi and Harvey Pekar

[Above, future Lenny Bruce biographers, Nick Bertozzi and Harvey Pekar get political. Below, mas Dispatch.]

Last minute Christmas shopping ideas, Comic Book Club makes The New York Times, Julie Doucet disavows comics, Michel Gondry embraces them, and more…

  • Still looking for the perfect comic gift? Douglas Wolk and Salon have you covered.
  • And, if you live in New York, Gridskipper shows you where to find them.
  • Breaking: Harvey Pekar is opinionated.
  • Comic Book Club: talk show or support group? You decide, New York Times-style.
  • Joe Sacco was on NPR this week.
  • Another reason to buy an iPhone.
  • Julie Doucet loves Montreal. Making comics, not so much.
  • Apparently, some people go to art school to get a career in advertising, while others go to draw superheroes.
  • Following the lead of Dan Clowes and Terry Zwigoff, Michel Gondry and Gabriel Bell are making a [short] film.

–Ben Gold

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