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Comic Squad Release Party! [Jul. 8th, 2014|04:50 pm]
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Astoria Bookshop

Drawing Party + Book Signing at Astoria Bookshop!
Celebrate the new graphic novel anthology COMIC SQUAD: Recess and support Astoria’s awesome independent bookstore! There will be snacks!
All ages welcome!
July 9th, 6:30PM at Astoria Bookshop
31-29 31st St, New York, NY 11106
(718) 278-2665

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ALA, T-shirts, Buttons & more! [Jun. 25th, 2014|11:45 pm]
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ALA

ALA, the American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas is this upcoming weekend, June 27th-June 30th! I will be sharing a table with Raina Telgemeier in Artist Alley Booth #2120

I’ll be debuting my brand new Astronaut Academy T-shirts…

Astronaut Academy T-shirt

Giving away free Teen Boat buttons…

Teen Boat buttons

And of course I’ll have most of my other books with me as well. Plus, I’ll be giving away bonus swag to anyone who can name more than 3 songs that have appeared in episodes of my Kids’ Comics Revolution Podcast.

Here is some of the cool programming I’ll be a part of at ALA this year:

Friday, June 27th, 6-7pm
Comics Quickfire!
Interactive drawing game show where two volunteers will team up with artists Jake Parker (Missile Mouse), Raina Telegemeier (Smile) and Nathan Hale (Hazardous Tales). Hosted by Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) and Gregg Schigiel (Pix).

Saturday June 28th, 4-5pm
Comic Squad signing at Random House booth #543 with Jarrett Krosoczka, Jennifer L. Holm, Dan Santat, Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman.

Monday, June 30th 12-1pm
Comics Bakery Reader’s Theater
A live performance graphic novel theater involving lots of audience participation and silliness. Raina Telgemeier (Drama), Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), and Jerzy Drozd (Cap’n Cat) will perform chapters from some of their latest comics.

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School & Library Visits [Jun. 4th, 2014|11:00 pm]
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Author Visits

I updated the Author Visits page of my website. I love getting kids excited about writing & drawing! Definitely reach out if you are interested!

author drawing

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Read Cupcake Helicopter! [May. 31st, 2014|09:19 pm]
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Just uploaded my first Cupcake Helicopter mini-comic for you to read in color!

Cupcake Helicopter cover

Cupcake Helicopter page

READ THE COMPLETE STORY HERE!

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No sleep till Gaithersburg! [May. 14th, 2014|02:36 am]

Gaithersburg Book Fest

Just back from Toronto (and Japan the week prior) & now we are heading down to Maryland for the Gaithersburg Book Festival! I had a wonderful time last time and hope to have even more fun this year! And I’ll be joined by Raina Telgemeier and Ben Hatke (Zita the Spacegirl) this time, so you won’t want to miss it.

Gaithersburg Book Festival
Saturday May 17th 10AM-6PM
Gaithersburg City Hall Grounds
FREE!

PRESENTATION TIMES:

Dave Roman & Raina Telgemeier (Smile)
Time: 1:15 P.M. – 2:05 P.M.
Location: Willa Cather Pavilion

Dave Roman & Ben Hatke (Zita the Spacegirl)
Time: 3:15 P.M. – 4:05 P.M.
Location: Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

SIGNING TIMES:

Time: 2:15 P.M. – 3:05 P.M.
Location: Politics and Prose signing area

Time: 4:15 P.M. – 5:05 P.M.
Location: Politics and Prose signing area

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Calling all Imaginary Friends [May. 6th, 2014|10:10 am]

Imaginary Friends

I created some new art for the Imaginary Friends show at Gallery Nucleus. It’s in conjunction with the new book by Dan Santat called “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend.” There’s an amazing lineup of people so if you are in the LA area you should definitely check it out!

More info HERE!

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LitWorks, in Norridge, IL [Apr. 2nd, 2014|11:47 pm]
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Litworks banner

I’m excited to be a part of the 2014 LitWorks Teen Book Fest!

Saturday April 5th 9am-4am
Norridge, IL
Eisenhower Public Library & Ridgewood H.S. present a FREE event for Teens to meet six exciting authors, to celebrate teen reading, and to have fun!!!
LitWorks begins with an Open Author Panel in the auditorium of Ridgewood High School. This panel is an opportunity for you to meet all six authors. You can then sign up for break out sessions for each of the authors.

Books will be for sale, courtesy of Anderson’s Bookshop, throughout the event and you will be able to get items signed by authors at the Author Autograph Party. Music, snacks, and give-aways will be available throughout the day.

Free Admission for Teens — $5 for Adults.

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Gaithersburg, MD [Mar. 24th, 2014|11:52 pm]
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Gaithersburg Book Fest

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be returning to the Gaithersburg Book Festival! I had a wonderful time last time and hope to have even more fun this year! And I’ll be joined by Raina this time, so you won’t want to miss it.

Gaithersburg Book Festival
Saturday May 17th 10AM-6PM
Gaithersburg City Hall Grounds
FREE!

PRESENTATION TIMES:

Dave Roman & Raina Telgemeier (Smile)
Time: 1:15 P.M. – 2:05 P.M.
Location: Willa Cather Pavilion

Dave Roman & Ben Hatke (Zita the Spacegirl)
Time: 3:15 P.M. – 4:05 P.M.
Location: Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

SIGNING TIMES:

Time: 2:15 P.M. – 3:05 P.M.
Location: Politics and Prose signing area

Time: 4:15 P.M. – 5:05 P.M.
Location: Politics and Prose signing area

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Winter update [Mar. 11th, 2014|01:26 am]

Dave Roman graphic novel author

I’ve spent most of the winter at my drawing desk working on new comics. But which ones? Stay tuned for more info!

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Great times once again at Bergen Street Comics! [Mar. 10th, 2014|01:18 am]

Thanks to all the awesome people who came out to our Drawing Party at Bergen Street Comics!

Kids Comics graphic novel readers

graphic novel kids

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