The Cross Hatch Dispatch 6/17/09

Categories:  The Cross Hatch Dispatch



[Above, Harvey Kurtzman is on the hunt. Below, “Hey, Look!” It’s the Dispatch.]

  • Mark Wagner, co-founder and president of The Brooklyn Artists Alliance is putting his money where his x-acto is, and has created a payload of currency collages for an exhibit at the Pavel Zoubok Gallery in NYC from Sept. 4 through Oct.4. 
  • Harry Lee Green showcases selections from Hey, Look!, the portfolio of Harvey Kurtzman’s 1950s comic-book humor strips, on his blog. (Journalista!) 
  • Fantagraphics’ upcoming collection of over 1000 pages, Gahan Wilson: 50 Years of Playboy Cartoons, is sneakily peeked at on ICv2 for our viewing pleasure. 
  • Tomorrow, June 18, join Doug Rushkoff, SMITH Magazine, ARTHUR Magazine, & WFMU for a double-feature doozie celebrating the launch of Rushkoff’s new book LIFE INC. – How The World Became A Corporation And How To Take It Back and toasting the wrap of SMITH’s NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOR Truelife Webcomix Anthology edited by Dean Haspiel. 
  • Sean Friend has created a cool-looking steampunk webcomic, The Incredible Flying Machine. If you’re a fan of Warren Ellis’ FREAKANGELS or any other steampunk-y type of art, this one’s for you.
  • High Moon, David Gallaher and Zuda Comics’ horror adventure of cowboys and werewolves in the Old West, has been solicited! Check out a peek of the first trade paperback. 


– Adri Cowan