The Cross Hatch Dispatch 8.14.09

Categories:  The Cross Hatch Dispatch


[Above, Lisa Hanawalt goes for a swim. Below, the Dispatch bends.]

  • Walking Dead TV show idea has been around for a while, but rumors are gaining momentum again since Variety announced that Frank Darabont is near a deal with AMC.
  • Cute girls that wear boots and short skirts? I’m there. Red Herring by Phillip Bond, David Tischman, and David Hahn will be out this weekend.
  • Going to be in New York this weekend? Dash Shaw, Lisa Hanawalt, and Austin English talk about stuff, and maybe some comics, at Brooklyn’s Union Pool at 2PM.
  • The first full issue of Werewolves on the Moon: Versus Vampires is free on the web. I mean if it’s free it can’t hurt to take a peek, right?
  • Comics Alliance has counted down the “9 Terrible Comics Starring Real People (and four that are actually awesome)”.
  • Hayo Miyazaki’s film Ponyo opens in select theaters this weekend, if you’re not too busy seeing District 9 that is.
  • The Cartoon Art Museum presents “Look at me! Autobio Comics Read by their Creators” from 7-9pm on August 21st .

–Natalie Shoemaker