The Cross Hatch Dispatch 9.12.2009

Categories:  The Cross Hatch Dispatch

[Above Jeffrey Thomas re-imagines your Disney childhood. Below the twisted Dispatch.]

  • You’ll Never Know author, Carol Tyler, will be at the Mercantile Library’s reading group this Saturday at 1 pm. The group will be discussing her other graphic novel Late Bloomer.
  • Into the more abstract? Come to the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art for a discussion about abstract comics. The panel will include Derik Badman, Richard Hahn Patrick McDonnell, and more this Saturday at 4 pm.
  • Itching to see Charles Burns and you just so happen to be in Philly? Well then check out the Philadelphia Alternative Comic Con from noon- 6pm. Admission is only five bucks.
  • Bob Iger talked about Disney’s recent acquisition of Marvel during the D23 Expo this afternoon. Read more about the who, what, and why’s of the purchase at the Comic Book Resources.
  • The Beat remembers the anniversary of the tragic 9-11 attack with artwork from a variety of writers and artists from Dark Horse, DC, and Marvel.
  • Artist Jeffrey Thomas reimagins the innocent Disney Princesses we all know and love. Now after witnessing their other side all we can do is hide it from our children and hope for the best.

–Natalie Shoemaker