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Author Archives: Dave
John Hurt was one of my favorite actors, and in my childhood view, the best storyteller ever.
“The Soldier and Death” directed by Jim Henson is probably still the coolest thing I’ve ever seen on television. But I love every episode. I could watch them every day. And a huge part of the appeal is [...]
Three of my favorite things in the world: Christmas, Music, and Sharing! So here’s my latest holiday mix…
Here’s where you can find me at the NY Comic Con.
First Second Books: Booth 2239 Signing copies of Astronaut Academy from 11:30am – 12:00pm
You’re Such a Geek: A Guide for Teachers, Students, and Parents to Help Cope with Bullying. [Thursday, 10/6, from 12:30-1:30.]
Despite nerd culture being at the forefront of popular culture today, many young comic [...]
I’ll be appearing at the first-ever Queens Book Festival! which will be held at Kaufman Astoria Studios (34-12 36th Street) from 11:00AM to 6:00PM.
4:00-4:45 PM New Age of Comics Panel
“Comic books have elevated from stories about superheroes to graphic novels about supernatural beings, multiverses, and the cosmic impact of our actions. Artists around the globe are [...]
This week is the tenth anniversary of First Second Books! To celebrate, Travis Jonker and School Library Journal asked a bunch of First Second authors to redraw the cover of one of our favorite First Second books by another author. I drew a homage to Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff. And [...]
MIDDLE GRADE GIGGLES & GASPS!
Saturday October 31st. 1-3pm.
Join Books of Wonder for an afternoon of giggles and gasps as MAX BRALLIER, GITTY DANESHVARI, TOMMY GREENWALD, ALAN KATZ, DAVE ROMAN, and NEIL SWAAB stop by for an afternoon of Middle Grade books you and your young reader won’t want to miss!
MAX BRALLIER for The Last [...]
Come find me at the Baltimore Comic Con September 25-27th! I’ll be hanging out in the Kids Love Comics area. Table #3028
The Baltimore Convention Center
Pratt and Howard Street Lobby.
Check out this neat ventriloquist dummy I found in the thrift shop!
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]