The Cross Hatch Dispatch 10.25.10

Categories:  The Cross Hatch Dispatch


[Above, Octopus Pie’s Halloween costumes aren’t ironic enough.  Below, a deadpan Dispatch.]

  • In a recent diary strip, Dustin Harbin sells buckets of comics, almost starves, and draws his best hand…ever?
  • Lucy Knisley and Nora Renick-Rinehart have already made their Kickstarter goal for their Horribly Heartbroken at Hogwarts project, but there’s still time to become a backer, for those who want to make sure they get a copy of the book that is to come.
  • Broken Pencil’s Canzine 2010 was this weekend.
  • The 2nd Annual New England Webcomics Weekend is coming up! It’s Saturday and Sunday, November 6 and 7, at Eastworks in Easthampton, MA. Let Facebook know whether you’re gonna be there.
  • The boys behind The Best American Comics Criticism were the most recent guests on Inkstuds.
  • Octopus Pie is smack-dab in the middle of a spooky Halloween story! And creator Meredith Gran is in the middle of moving back to Brooklyn. You can help her out by buying some original art, as part of her Get Meredith Back to Brooklyn Sale.
  • Ryan Dow muses on the fickle nature of success in his latest Introspective Comic.
  • Meanwhile, Liz Prince continues to be Alone Forever.

— Athena Currier