The Cross Hatch Dispatch 11.2.09

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[Above, JB Winter chalks it up. Below, like nails on a Dispatch.]

  • Pat Lewis is working on a graphic novel called CRAGMORE, and he’s released the first twenty pages online.
  • Come to a night of “Political Cartooning in New York City,” this Tuesday, November 3, 6:30-8:30, at the New York Center for Independent Publishing. Panel members will include Eric Drooker, Tom Hart, Tim Kreider, and Peter Kuper.
  • King Con in Brooklyn is coming up! On November 7 & 8. The panelists run the gamut: from old school to new school to…too cool for school? Check out the list!
  • Stumptown, a new series from ONI Press, is a detective story by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth—and the first issue is available this Wednesday.
  • Jeremy Tinder was interviewed at APE by Doctor Popular. They talked about Tinder’s most recent book, The Devourer of Man.
  • Jason Shiga also got the Doctor Popular treatment at this year’s APE. He talked about his book, Meanwhile…
  • Last week, attention was brought to a 24 Hour comics project done entirely on bar napkins. This week, we have become aware of J B Winter’s 24 Hour sidewalk chalk comic!
  • Twin Cities cartoonists Tim Sievert and Sam Anderson spent a number of recent Saturday afternoons making a comic about space! It is called “Universal Digest,” and it is available in its entirety online.
  • For those who aren’t growing beards or writing novels to mark the month of November, it’s still a good time to curl up with your laptop and Vera Brosgol’s Snow-Bo.

–Athena Currier