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Going to Sheboygan!

October 11th, Raina and I will be at the Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival for the first time!
PROGRAMS & SCHEDULE:
11-11.45am Comic Inspiration!
Room: Maas Teen Learning Center
Husband-and-wife cartoonists Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) and Raina Telgemeier (Sisters) will deliver a humorous discussion about growing up reading comics and how it affected the rest of their lives. They will then [...]

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MICE

Raina Telgemeier and I are special guests at this year’s MICE! The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo is a weekend event showcasing the best in local comics! This year, MICE will hold its fifth annual exposition, October 4 – 5 at Lesley University’s Porter Square campus.
University Hall at Lesley University
1815 Massachusetts Ave (Porter Sq.)
Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 11am-4pm
All [...]

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New look!

I thought it would be fun to I dye my hair purple.

Maybe it was because I was excited about the new editions of Jellaby? Have you checked them out? You should!
But in less than two weeks most of the red started falling out, and now it’s mostly blue.

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SPX + Bookstore event!

It’s already time for another amazing Small Press Expo! It’s one of the best events of the year, and you should be a part of it!
September 13th & 14th
Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road.
North Bethesda, MD 20852
301-822-9200
Admission is $15 on Saturday & $10 Sunday. $20 for both days.
MORE INFO HERE

The [...]

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International Literacy Day

Today is #InternationalLiteracyDay & I designed the official poster! Check out the International Reading Association’s twitter @IRAToday & website www.reading.org/ild for more info about this great initiative.
There are downloadable bookmarks and more!

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Politics & Prose Graphic Novel Afternoon

Sepember 6th 2014 3:30pm at Politics & Prose in Washington, DC.
Jimmy Gownley – The Dumbest Idea Ever!
Dave Roman – Astronaut Academy: Re-entry
Raina Telgemeier – Sisters
Three graphic novels for younger teens focus on the struggles and relationships of school and family. The long-awaited companion to Telgemeier’s perpetually bestselling, Eisner Award winning graphic memoir Smile focuses [...]

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San Diego Comic-Con photos 2014

Here’s a slightly belated posting of photos and memories from the insanely fun times we had at the San Diego Comic-Con this year!

Thursday night, Gene Yang (American Born Chinese) and I drove out to the Barnes and Noble in Mira Mesa for a Get Pop Cultured event.

Huge thanks to everyone who came by to [...]

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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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