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.

San Diego Comic Con schedule

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 [...]

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Comic Squad Release Party!

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!

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…

Giving away free Teen Boat buttons…

And of course I’ll have most of my other books with [...]

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My new webcomic! Starbunny, Inc.

I just launched a new full-color webcomic called Starbunny, Inc. that I’m super excited to share with you!
I’ll be updating new pages every Wednesday and Friday over the summer.

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School & Library 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!
Here’s a writeup and a bunch of great photos from my recent visit to Strawberry Knoll Elementary, which was hosted by An Open Book!
Dave Roman at Strawberry Knoll Elementary

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Read Cupcake Helicopter!

Just uploaded my first Cupcake Helicopter mini-comic for you to read in color!


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Gaithersburg Book Fest Photos

As expected, Raina & I had an amazing time at Gaithersburg Book Festival!
I even appear briefly in this video about the festival…

Our drawing games had a great turn out with super creative volunteers!

Thanks to everyone who came by to get their books signed and share anecdotes about reading and drawing with us!

I also got to share [...]

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No sleep till Gaithersburg!

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 [...]

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TCAF 2014 Photos & Video

Here’s a glimpse at all the fun we had at the Toronto Comic Arts Fest this year!
Some people said it was hard to find us at the show this year. You just had to know where to look…

The kids room was a bit disconnected from the rest of the show, so we really appreciated [...]

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TCAF 2014

This weekend is the Toronto Comic Arts Festival! The guest list is positively insane. So many amazing artists from all over the world!
Saturday May 10th 9am-5pm
Sunday May 11th 11am-5pm
Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street
I’ll be at TABLE B4 (on the first floor), and will be debuting my new mini-comic called Starbunny, Inc. and giving out free [...]

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