The Cross Hatch Dispatch 1.24.10

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[Above, Will Dinski’s prints on the cheap. Below, the always-free Dispatch.]

  • Looking for a sweet piece of art in the $4 range? Check out this lovely new print from cartoonist Will Dinski.
  • L. Nichols is about halfway through Angel, a Webcomic she’s been tirelessly updating every Monday-Friday for some weeks now. It’s set in 2003, in a post-apocalyptic NYC.
  • This March, Marvel is doing a “Women’s Spotlight” series, featuring such female cartoonists as Trina Robbins, Colleen Coover, Lucy Knisley, Molly Crabapple…and many more!
  • After years of working on the fan/interviewer side of the comics world, Alex Zalben is doing his own limited series for Marvel! Prepare for Thor.
  • The American Library Association just announced its 2010 awards: they rewarded tiny publisher TOON Books (which published 3 books last year) two of its top prizes.
  • With mere markers, canvases and a bottle of liquor, Phetus and Mr. Den wowed onlookers as they whipped up designs for an event hosted by Wizard Sleeve Toys in Long Island during Art Basel week.
  • Step aside, Mad Men: Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s The Walking Dead has been greenlit as a pilot by AMC.
  • Darwyn Cooke is coming to D.C.
  • Sean Murphy’s Joe the Barbarian has a launch coming up at Bergen Street Comics in Brooklyn on Saturday, January 30, 7 PM-close. Murphy will be signing, original pages will be displayed, and refreshments will be served.
  • Bryan Lee O’Malley has been interviewed on Inkstuds.

–Athena Currier

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