The Cross Hatch Dispatch 6/24/09

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[Above, kids draw the darndest things. Below, the very colorful Dispatch.]

  • Ilustrator Ron Rege’s friend asked if she could bring some of his drawings into her work at The Wizard of Art in Loz Feliz for the kids to color in – here’s what happened.
  • Celebrate free speech with free drinks at CBLDF’s Member Appreciation Party tonight, June 24, in NYC at 6:00PM at the Village Pourhouse.
  • RIP Ed McMahon – cartoonists like Randy Bish begin their artful dedications to the late Tonight Show sidekick. 
  • This week on NYC Graphic Novelists: A Visit with Jerry Robinson, the creator of Robin and the Joker – and as we soon learn, much more. 
  • One woman finds more than just entertainment in her comic books – a heartwarming article about how graphic novels have enriched her life. 
  • Jill Pantozzi is a Nerdy Bird – and her blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” encounters all aspects of the industry – mostly mainstream  – from an intelligent and witty woman’s perspective.
  • Publishers Weekly’s Panelmania shares a preview of Glenn Eichler and Nick Bertozzi’s brilliant Stuffed

– Adri Cowan