Oct 30, 2010
Categories: The Cross Hatch Dispatch
[Above, Aidan’s Wolf Man is out to get you! Below, the Dispatch hides in the shadows.]
- Check out these sweet monster drawings by 5-year-old Aidan! Buying something from his store not only gets you some awesome art, but also helps out paying for his leukemia treatment.
- Monsters are invading Bergen Street Comics at 8pm on Oct. 30! Fun times and refreshments will be had by all (monsters included)! (NYC)
- It’s almost the end of October, which means that Sean T. Collins’s Love and Rocktober is coming to an end.
- Congratulations are in order for Jeff Lemire whose Essex County was named one of Canada Reads’s Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade!
- If you haven’t already heard, Frank Santoro has been holding comics class over at Comics Comics. This week he talks about 9-panel grids.
- Popeye + Indiana Jones + Chuck Forsman… what’s not to love?
- Julia Wertz would like you to know that after being out of print for over a year, Fart Party: Vol. 1 has finally been reprinted.
- Be sure to catch a sneak preview of HIVE 5, soon to be released from Grimalkin Press!
- And don’t miss this conversation between Will Wilkinson and Nate Powell!
- If you’re in Chicago, Charles Burns will discuss his new book X’ed Out on Nov. 3 at Quimby’s Bookstore. (Chicago, IL)
- Or if you’re in New York on Nov. 3, Desert Island will host the release party and signing for Sarah Glidden’s How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less. (NYC)
- Only a few short days later is the fifth annual NY Art Book Fair which will be held this Nov. 5–7 at PS1 in Queens. (NYC)
- In short succession, is the second annual King Con Brooklyn which will be held this Nov. 6 & 7 at the Brooklyn Lyceum. There will be a special edition of The Crosshatch Podcast LIVE as well as other great panels. (NYC)
- And simultaneously, but in different states, is the second annual New England Webcomics Weekend which will be held at the Eastworks building on Nov. 6 & 7. (Easthampton, MA)