Author Archives: Dave

About Dave

Dave Roman is the author of several graphic novels including Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity, Teen Boat! and Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery. He has contributed stories to Explorer: The Mystery Boxes, Nursery Rhyme Comics, and is the co-author of two New York Times bestselling graphic novels, X-Men: Misfits and The Last Airbender: Zuko’s Story. Roman is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and worked as a comics editor for the groundbreaking Nickelodeon Magazine from 1998 to 2009. He lives in NYC with his wife, and fellow comic artist, Raina Telgemeier.

Unicorn Boy book talk 1

Promo video in which I embarrass myself and share a preview of my new book Unicorn Boy.

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Unicorn Boy announcement

I’m excited to share that my all-new book series, Unicorn Boy debuts on March 12th 2024.
Here’s the official description…
Brian is a totally normal, completely ordinary kid. Until the day he grows a unicorn horn! Not only is it HUGE…it sparkles, it sings, and attracts the forces of evil!
Becoming a unicorn superhero is the last [...]

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Schedule an out of this world Author Visit?

I am available for various presentations, workshops, zoom visits, panels, and events at your school, bookstore, library, or conference. I deliver a lively, visual discussion on comics, and how they’ve served as inspiration throughout my life, fostering a love for reading and a passion to make my own books.
From brainstorming ideas, writing and revising, sharing [...]

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Sunday Haha! Free kids comics

Do you love kids comics? Remember the joy of the Sunday funnies? Well then Sunday HaHa is what you have been waiting for. A free subscription service where great comics show up in your inbox every Sunday morning! Subscribe HERE.
I’ve been drawing a weekly silent comic with all-new characters named Pup & Duck. I [...]

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New Art Club @Yaytime episodes

Here’s the latest batch of drawing videos. Hope they offer a fun distraction and inspire lots of creativity.
Drawing Games Episode 2 “Match Maker”

Drawing Games Episode 3 “What’s That Supposed to Be?”

Let’s Draw: Hakata Soy from Astronaut Academy

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Art Club @Yaytime episode 1

I just uploaded my first drawing game video for kids. More in the works! If you have ideas on how I can make these more fun, let me know!

I’ll be archiving the episodes HERE.

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RIP Adam Schlesinger

Fountains of Wayne were one of my all-time favorite bands. Adam Schlesinger produced so much other great music with tons of legendary folks. This is such a tragedy. I hate when people referred to Fountains of Wayne as a one-hit-wonder because they wrote so many amazing songs I could never pick a favorite! Any other [...]

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In Quarantine with Ralf the Dog

When you live alone in NYC, you gotta keep your self sane somehow…so I made a thing.

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Happy Independence Day

Getting my patriotism on by drawing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fan art.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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