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NYPL, St. Agnes Branch [Aug. 7th, 2014|12:32 pm]

I doing a comics-making workshop at the New York Public Library,  St. Agnes Branch on August 21 from 2:30 – 4:00.

Official description:

Join us this summer for amazing free programs…all about helping you create you own work.  Meet famous children’s authors, Participate in writing & drawing workshops, Get help in creating your own work.
GRADES 4TH – 7TH

More info HERE.

St. Agnes Library

444 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

Take the 1 Train to West 79th St.; walk east one block to Amsterdam Ave.; turn left; walk two blocks north.

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Comic Con, San Diego [Jul. 21st, 2014|04:33 pm]
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Here is where to find me at Comic Con International: San Diego from July 24th-27th.


Thursday July 24th

4pm: Kids’ Heroes, Capes and Journeys: Does One Size Fit All? (Room 29A)
Graphic novel authors and educators discuss how kids’ heroes have grown and changed over the years. Discussing “Hero” templates, they’ll explore old and new hero favorites and whether a mold helps or hinders the development of future heroes. Panelists will then ask the audience to help create an SDCC 2014 hero as artist panelists draw/design/experiment with hero templates. Implications for fans, educators, students, and aspiring writers, and critics will be discussed. Panelist include Jennifer Holm (Babymouse, Squish)Matthew Holm (Babymouse, Squish),, Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) , Frank Cammuso (The Misadventures of Salem Hyde)TedNaifeh (Courtney Crumrin) , Marc Tyler Nobleman (Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman, Bill the Boy Wonder), and Alexis Fajardo (Kid Beowulf).

THURSDAY NIGHT OFF SITE EVENT:
Gene Yang

7pm: Dave Roman & Gene Yang presentation, live drawing & book signing
Barnes & Noble Mira Mesa
10775 Westview Parkway
San Diego, CA 92126
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Sunday July 27th

10am Kids Draw! Interactive panel. (Room 30CDE)
This fun-filled draw-off pits cartoonist against cartoonist as kids help tell the story-with Kelley Jones (Space Mountain), Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants), Dave Roman(Astronaut Academy), Dan Santat (Comics Squad: Recess), and Kirk Scroggs (Snoop Troop) and as many monsters, aliens, princesses, and plot twists as they can fit into a single panel! Moderated by Matt and Jenni Holm (Babymouse, Squish).

11:30am Dave Roman signing all books at Sails Pavilion, AA09

12pm Dave Roman signing copies of Astronaut Academy at :01 First Second booth #1323

1pm – 2pm All-Ages Comics Have Arrived! (Room 24ABC)
Quality all-ages comics are back and better than ever! We’re not just talking about “kids” comics, we’re talking about amazing comics that can be enjoyed by young, old, and everyone in between. Join KaBOOM! editor Shannon Watters as she has a lively and fun conversation with several all-ages creators, including David Petersen (Mouse Guard), Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity), Gene Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints), and Ian McGinty (Bravest Warriors, Adventure Time: Candy Capers).

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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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