Author Archives: Dave
Here is a video tour of the exhibit “Drawing on Character: The Art of Children’s Graphic Novels” a selection of original artworks by illustrators Eric Wight (Frankie Pickle), Raina Telgemeier (Smile), Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), and Matt Phelan (The Storm in the Barn). It’s on display at the Allentown Art Museum until December 29th, 2013. [...]
I had an amazing time traveling through France, visiting Saint-Malo, LeMans, Mont Saint-Michel. Tons of photos on our FLICKR page.
Saint-Malo is one of our favorite places in the world!
Our traveling companion was Ted Naifeh, the amazing creator of Courtney Crumrin!
So many Kouign-Amann so little time! These local Bretagne desserts are pure butter and [...]
I’ll be doing a signing at the First Second Books booth, 1-2pm at the Comics Arts Brooklyn festival on Saturday November 9th, 2013
Mt. Carmel Church
275 N. 8th St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Fall Festival: Worlds of Wonder
Sunday, November 3
Allentown Art Museum
31 North 5th Street
Allentown, PA 18101
NY Times bestselling authors Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Drama) and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, Last Airbender) will deliver a lively, visual discussion on comics & graphic novels, and how reading them as kids served as inspiration throughout their lives, fostering a love [...]
I’ll be hanging out with Raina in France at the Quai des Bulles in Saint Malo. When I’m not out discovering new pastries I’ll be hanging around the Akileos booth, so if you are in town be sure to say Bonjour!
I’m super excited about the release of Explorer: The Lost Islands!
This book is beautiful! You have to see a copy of the hardcover in person! I wrote a 16-page story for this anthology called “Desert Island Playlist”, which was illustrated by my wife Raina Telgemeier and colored by Braden Lamb (who is also coloring her [...]
Three years after my last halloween music mix, I’ve finally compiled a new one for friends and family to enjoy. It’s a fun mix of music old and new and clips from some of my favorite cartoons.
Yaytime Halloween Mix 2
I had a fantastic time at the Alternative Press Expo this year!
This kid dressed as the 11th Doctor was nice enough to recommend Astronaut Academy to another kid checking it out.
This was APE’s final year at the beautiful Concourse Exhibition Center (supposedly it’s getting torn down to make room for condos?).
Lots more photos from [...]
October 12th & 13th I will be exhibiting at Alternative Press Expo, in San Francisco, California. Find Raina Telgemeier and I at table #321
Here are the panels I’ll be part of:
CBLDF: Raising a Reader
Saturday, October 12
12:00–1:00 in Programming Room
An all-star panel of kids comics creators and educators discuss ways to get children excited about reading, [...]
I recently got to team up with An Open Book, a fantastic non-profit organization to visit Burroughs Education Campus in Washington, DC. They took some really wonderful photos!
There are a bunch more photos on their facebook page.