The Cross Hatch Dispatch 8.3.09

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[Above, Rufus Dayglo roughs up Tank Girl. Below, shell-shocked Dispatch.]

  • Lucy Knisley is back from Paris and getting interviewed on Newsarama.
  • Smoke Signal! It’s a new free comics newspaper from Desert Island, and it’s hot off the press.  Why don’t you watch a video about it.
  • Do you like cartoonists and vegetarians?  Minty Lewis is both, and she was recently interviewed by Veganasaurus.
  • Still suffering from Comic-Con withdrawal?  The Cross Hatch’s own Brian Heater has released some final celebrity sound bites (Leonard Nimoy’s voice among them) over at PCMag.
  • As if that weren’t enough, San Diego’s NPR affiliate KPBS Radio broadcast 33 minutes of Comic-Con audio coverage, now available free online.  The segment includes an interview with Miguel Cima of Dig Comics.
  • Webcomix collective ACT-I-Vate has recently announced their upcoming anthology, The Act-I-Vate Primer which features work by Roger Langridge, Mike Dawson, Nick Bertozzi, and many others.
  • MEGA NEWS FLASH: The cover image for first-ever Pictures for Sad Children anthology has been revealed.
  • Are you aware that iGoogle now features a plethora of comics-related themes?  They’ve got everything from the syndicates to the superheroes to the downright indie.
  • Rufus Dayglo, the new artist of Tank Girl, will be sketching and signing at The Beguiling in Toronto this Friday, from 6:00 to 8:00.
  • Amy Reeder Hadley of Madame Xanadu has a signing on Saturday, at 3:00, at the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver.

–Athena Currier

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