Cross Hatch Dispatch 8.9.10

Categories:  The Cross Hatch Dispatch

[Above, When David King gives you lemons. Below, milk, milk, Dispatch.]

  • Killing the Grizzly is hoping to raise enough funds for a limited edition run of Ronald Russell Roach’s Armageddonquest. Roach (who these day wrote the book over a 20-year span. It is 900 pages long. Anyone who donates to the project will receive the entire book in PDF format; more generous donors will receive printed copies and other goodies.
  • John A. Walsh of the webcomic Go Home Paddy was recently interviewed for the Boston Bibliophile’s Graphic Novel Monday.
  • As part of their Comic Con coverage, Elite Gudz has posted a short video about rejected costumes.
  • Lemon Styles is a new comic book by David King, collecting his Laugh Menu comics. Learn more in his HD video about it.
  • The delightful (and French) Jerome Genevray was kind enough to point us toward his recent short film Le GreenBoy & The Dirty Girl, the subject of which is “a super-normal-bio-hero” who has his own facebook page.
  • Ryan Claytor, professor of comics and artist of “And Then One Day” autobiographical comics, continues his summer comics tour. On August 12 from 1:00-4:00pm, he’ll be at Sarge’s Comics in New London, CT.
  • Nathan Fox will be signing and sketching at Forbidden Planet in New York on August 12. He’ll also be bringing original art and other goodies.
  • And on Friday, August 13, Forbidden Planet will host Chris Giarrusso, Raina Telgemeier, Grace Randolph, Tim Smith 3, and others for a signing of Reading With Pictures: An All-Ages Comics Anthology. A newly-formed educational non-profit, all proceeds will help promote the use of comics classrooms.
  • Bryan Lee O’Malley will be signing (his new book, have you heard of it?) at Page 45 in Nottingham on Monday August 16 from 5:00-7:00pm in Nottingham, England.
  • -Athena Currier