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Slappy’s Tales of Horror [Aug. 27th, 2015|01:24 am]
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Check out this neat ventriloquist dummy I found in the thrift shop!

Slappy"s Tales of Horror

That must mean that Goosebumps Graphix: Slappy’s Tales of Horror is in stores now! The book features four creepy stories including my comics adaptation of “Night of the Living Dummy,” the classic tale by R.L. Stine that introduces the world’s most villainous ventriloquist dummy! You’ll definitely want to know Slappy’s full origin before you see the new Goosebumps movie with Jack Black! Being prepared is you best defense in warding off evil puppets.

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Princeton, NJ Library event [Aug. 12th, 2015|06:01 pm]
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This Friday, August 14th! Book event + cartooning games for kids & teens at Princeton Public Library in Princeton, NJ at 3:00pm. More info at Princeton Library website.

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You’ve Got The Tide! [Jul. 29th, 2015|05:59 pm]
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You’ve got the TIDE! You’ve got the OCEAN! You’ve got… the trailer for TEEN BOAT! THE RACE FOR BOATLANTIS!

Featuring animation by Denver Jackson and music by Eliot Drozd.

YYEEEEEAAAAAHHHHH!!!

The Race for Boatlantis webcomic is serializing now for free! We have to take it down when the book comes out in September. So now is you chance to check it out and help us spread the word!

Teen Boat 2 preview

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San Diego Comic Con!!! [Jun. 14th, 2015|10:46 pm]
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Comic Con guests

This year I’m an official guest of Comic-Con International! This is a huge honor! I’ve been going to Comic-Con since I was a teenager!

I’ll have a table in the ARTIST ALLEY section, which is where you can find me for most of the convention (look for the Teen Boat banner).

This my list of panel appearances and other places you can find me.

FRIDAY, July 10th

11AM-12PM Sci-Fi Comics Theater: Dave Roman & Tom Angleberger
A visual conversation between author Tom Angleberger (Origami Yoda) and cartoonist Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, Teen Boat!) about self-publishing, dream jobs, graphic novels for kids, school misfits, and robot doppelgangers. Hosted by Noelene Clark (LA Times Hero Complex), this fun-filled panel will include interactive readings, improv drawing games, and surprise guests! ROOM 4

**THIS IS MY FIRST EVER SPOTLIGHT PANEL! It would be the coolest to see you there!

2PM-3PM Signing at the :01 First Second Booth #1323
I’ll be signing copies of the Astronaut Academy books at my publisher’s booth.

SATURDAY, July 11th

12PM-1PM CBLDF Comics in the Classroom
w/ Cecil Castellucci (Odd Duck, The Plain Janes), Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales), Matthew Holm (Babymouse, Squish), Matt Phelan (The Storm in the Barn, Bluffton),Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, Jax Epoch and the Quicken Forbidden) and educators Rose Brock and Dr. Meryl Jaffe. Room 30CDE

Time: 3PM – 4PM Kids Comics Panel
Room 23ABC

SUNDAY, July 12th

1PM-2PM Push Fun Forward: All-Agnes Comics Have Arrived
BOOM! Studios associate editor Whitney Leopard leads a discussion of the significance of all-ages comics—from what it has achieved thus far to what lies ahead—with creators Mairghread Scott (Transformers: Windblade), Thom Zaler (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic), Aron Steinke (The Zoo Box), Ian McGinty (Munchkin), and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy).
Room 24ABC

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Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA [Jun. 12th, 2015|11:25 pm]
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Wednesday, July 1
Green Apple Books on the Park event & book signing
1231 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 742-5833
7pm

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Events in California [Jun. 12th, 2015|11:22 pm]
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I’ll be joining Raina Telgemeier for these two events in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Wednesday, July 1
Green Apple Books on the Park event & book signing
1231 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 742-5833
7pm

Friday, July 3
Flying Colors Comics
Oak Grove Plaza Shopping Center, 2980 Treat Blvd
Concord, CA 94518
(925) 825-5410
3-7pm

Flying Colors ad

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Flying Colors, Concord, CA [Jun. 12th, 2015|11:17 pm]
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Flying Colors ad

Friday, July 3
Flying Colors Comics
Oak Grove Plaza Shopping Center, 2980 Treat Blvd
Concord, CA 94518
(925) 825-5410
3-7pm

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TCAF, Toronto [Apr. 30th, 2015|11:19 pm]
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May 9-10th I’ll be at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival!

I’ll have a table with the Comics Bakery in the main exhibit floor in the library all weekend, except for when I’m over at St. Paul’s church for the Kids’ Day programming listed below:

1pm-2:15pm: Raina Telgemeier & Dave Roman present: Comics Dance Party!
*Followed by a one hour signing.
@ St. Paul’s on Bloor, 227 Bloor Street East

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Gaithersburg Book Festival, Maryland [Apr. 29th, 2015|12:52 pm]
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Here is where you can find me at the 2015 Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 16th.

Dave Roman & Jorge Aguire present Astronaut Academy & Dragons Beware!
Meet the authors behind these two graphic novels from First Second books. They will have a fun conversation, take questions from the audience and do some drawing.
2:15 at the Jim Henson Children’s Pavillion

Comics Quickfire! hosted by Dave Roman
A fast-paced game show where kids of all ages are paired off with (or against) professional illustrators in a series of fun-filled drawing challenges! Audience members will provide suggestions and add to the creation of totally improvised epic drawings! Featuring graphic novelists Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), Pénélope Bagieu (Exquisite Corpse) Alexis Frederick-Frost (Adventures in Cartooning) and surprise guests.
4:20pm on the Imagination Station stage in Children’s Village.

I believe there will also be book signings following these two events.

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Thanks Learning Lamp! [Apr. 26th, 2015|12:19 pm]
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I had a great time at the Learning Lamp Children’s Book Festival in Johnstown, PA! Thanks everyone who came by to say hi, share artwork and collaborate in the drawing games! It was especially cool, getting to hang out with authors, Greg Pizzoli, Zachariah OHora, & Mark Weakland! I left feeling super inspired to get to work on some new books!

Dave Roman Astronaut Academy

Avengers of Kidlit
The Avengers of KidLit!

Pizzoli OHora Weakland Roman

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