San Diego, CA: COMIC CON

From Wednesday, July 20th till Sunday, July 25th I will be in San Diego, CA for Comic-Con International! Here’s where you can find me…


2:30-4:00 Signing at SLG Booth (#1815)
I’ll be signing copies of Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery, and dreaming about the follow-up book.

FRIDAY, July 22

11:00-12:00 Signing at :01 First Second (#1323)
This is the official place to get a copy of Astronaut Academy! Free buttons for everyone who buys a copy there!

2:00-3:00 Cartoon Art Museum Booth (#1930)
I’ll be sketching requests in exchange for donations to the CAM fund. They’re an absolutely wonderful organization, so if you’d like a custom sketch, please consider coming by during this time!


12:30-1:30 Diversity in YA Panel (Room #8)
It’s not all about being torn between vampire and werewolf boyfriends. This panel is a celebration of different genres, protagonists, and media for young adult readers. The diverse authors participating include Cindy Pon (Fury of the Phoenix), Kiersten White (Supernaturally), Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), Vera Brosgol (Anya’s Ghost), Gene Yang (Level Up), and Elizabeth Bunce (A Curse Dark As Gold). Moderated by Malinda Lo (Huntress)

2:00-3:00 Signing in Autographing Area #AA2
Anyone who comes and visits me here will get a special prize!

3:30-4:30 Love & Comics Panel (Room #8)
Who’s showing the love in comics? Comics creators extraordinaire Jason Shiga (Meanwhile; Empire State), Kazu Kibuishi (Explorer, Amulet, Copper, Flight), Amy Kim Kibuishi (Sorcerers and Secretaries), Raina Telgemeier (Explorer, Smile, The Baby-Sitters Club), and Dave Roman (Explorer, Astronaut Academy, Agnes Quill) talk about how their love of comics plays out in the game of life, about how the collaborative process works, and about their most important pictures from the heart.

SUNDAY, July 24

10:00-11:00 Teen Comics Workshop (Room #30CDE)
Join teen comics creators Vera Brosgol (Anya’s Ghost), Thien Pham (Level Up), Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), and Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese) for the interactive comics workshop adventure of your lives. Learn exciting new things about storytelling! Character development! Drawing! And so much more.

11:30-12:30 Signing at :01 First Second (#1323)
Final chance to pick up a copy of Astronaut Academy!

3:30-5:00 Signing at SLG Booth (#1815)
Join me as we ride out into the Comic-Con sunset!

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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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