The Cross Hatch Dispatch 9.21.10

Categories:  The Cross Hatch Dispatch


[Above, Scott Pilgrim wins his birthday.  Below, the Dispatch wins at life.]

  • Voting for the 2010 Lulu Awards is open to the public, so you might as well vote! The Cross Hatch’s Athena Currier is up for an award in the category of Kim Yale Award for Best New Talent.
  • Dean Haspiel blogs about the origin of Cuba: My Revolution at Vetigo.
  • I Rule The Night #1 is now available via Comixology. You can download it to your iPad or phone, or read it on the web.
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago is planning something big. It’s called The Astronaut’s Birthday, and it’s a public art spectacle employing new technology, live performers, hand-illustrated shadow imagery, and 80-foot-tall comic book-like images onto the museum building’s facade.
  • Congratulations, Bryan Lee O’Malley! Congratulations, Oni Press! Six years, 1200 pages, and 1 million copies of Scott Pilgrim!
  • Ron Rege Jr. has made a beautiful 2011 calendar and poster for your purchasing pleasure.
  • The Comics Alliance and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund cordially invites artists to join the Monsters Project.
  • A taste of Noah Van Sciver’s Abraham Lincoln graphic novel is the latest update on the ever-enjoyable Top Shelf 2.0.

— Athena Currier