Spring Events 2017

Spring has sprung (or will be soon enough). So I guess that means leaving the house? Here’s four places you can find me in the near future (if you look carefully)!

WonderCon. Anaheim, CA March 31st-April 2nd.

I’ll be in the Artist Alley and will magically appear on panels listed below. http://www.comic-con.org/wca/2017/special-guests

FRIDAY March 31:

3:00-4:00 Guest Spotlight: Comics Drawing Party with Dave Roman & his Mom!

Join author & illustrator Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, Goosebumps, Teen Boat!) as he teams up with his mom, Miriam (who has never been to a comic convention and is scared to even draw a stick figure), and several audience members to make completely improvised comics. Expect lots of embarrassing stories, crazy characters, and hilarious twists and turns! Room 211

SUNDAY April 2nd:

1:00p.m. – 2:00p.m. Capable Kids. Age is no barrier to the intrepid adventurers in works by participants Judd Winick (Hilo), Hope Larson (Compass South), Tania del Rio (Warren the 13th and the Whispering Woods), Jonathan Stokes (Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas), and Dave Roman (The Race for Boatlantis). Moderated by Judy Neeb, Children’s Librarian, County of Los Angeles Public Library. Room 209

 

Battle of the Books Celebration, Carroll County, MD April 4th. All-ages literary event held at Winters Mill High School  Open to the public, featuring myself and Kate Hannigan (The Detective’s Assistant) along with free refreshments (the best kind)! https://library.carr.org/programs/program.asp?record=41832&datenumber=68144

 

DINK! Independent Comics Expo. Denver, CO April 8th-9th.

I’ll be hosting a cartoon character workshop and appearing on a panel called Not Just For Kids. Creating Comics For All-Ages. http://dinkdenver.com/

 

Free Comic Book Day at Bedrock City Comics. Houston Texas. I’ll be signing books and doing lots of free sketches in the early afternoon. Swing by and get some free comics! http://www.bedrockcity.com/content/50/Calendar/

 

Gaithersburg Book Festival. Gaithersburg, MD May 2oth.

I’ll be hosting a panel about the Science Comics series from First Second books and co-hosting a character workshop with my buddy Alexis Frederick-Frost (Adventures in Cartooning). http://www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org/featured-authors-2/featured-authors/

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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.
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