The Cross Hatch Dispatch 3.1.10

Categories:  The Cross Hatch Dispatch
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[Above, Oliver East mints a new strip. Below, from the window to the Dispatch.]
  • Ariel and Kevin Invade Everything is a site where Ariel Schrag and Kevin Seccia post hilarious comics collaborations.  The current storyline involves Joe Matt.
  • Kate Beaton is hitting up all the cool conventions this spring.
  • The Pioneer Valley Comic Book Creator’s group meeting is this Tuesday, March 2, at 7:00 at Modern Myths in Northampton, MA.
  • Sandra de Haan is a Dutch cartoonist living in Rotterdam.  Her Website is full of colorful semi-autobiographical comics.
  • R. Sikoryak’s Masterpiece Comics have arrived at the Center for Cartoon Studies!  The show runs March 5 – March 27.  The opening reception (featuring Sikoryak himself) is this Friday, March 5, at 7:00.
  • The latest issue of Oliver East’s Trains Are…Mint is 1) beautiful 2) online and 3) free to all.
  • In anticipation of the release of Marvel’s new anthology, “Girl Comics,” Jim Hanley’s Universe is hosting an event with some of the book’s creators and editors on Wednesday, March 3, from 6:00 to 8:00, in New York.
  • StellarCon is this weekend in High Point, North Carolina.
  • Becky Cloonan, Jeffrey Brown and others will be part of an all-day event at Challengers Comics in Chicago this Saturday.  The event is in honor of “Strange Tales,” an anthology full of classics Marvel characters as envisioned by today’s indie cartoonists.

– Athena Currier