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Thanks Clarksburg, MD!

Amazing to see other people putting words in my characters’ mouths and capturing the personalities of the books. Such a warm welcome from Wilson Wims Elementary and everyone in Clarksburg, Maryland!

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March Madness

Some photo highlights from March 2015.

Got to see two of my author heroes, Dav Pilkey and Dan Santat!
Saw some cool movies at the NY International Children’s Film Fest hosted by GKids!

Signed over 200 copies of Astronaut Academy for An Open Book Foundation! Every time I got overwhelmed I just remembered how many books Dav [...]

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Astronaut Academy T-shirts

For a limited time I’ll be selling Astronaut Academy t-shirts online!
Printed on a heather gray, super light, ultra soft American Apparel 50/50 blend, this will be your most comfortable shirt to wear! It features space hero, Hakata Soy being powered up by a book!
Available sizes: Unisex Extra Small, Unisex Small, Unisex Medium, Unisex Large, Unisex [...]

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Black-Eyed Susan Award Nomination!

Astronaut Academy :Zero Gravity has been nominated for a Black-Eyed Susan Book Award in the Graphic Novel: Grades 4-6 category for the 2014-2015 school year. The award seeks to promote literacy and lifelong reading habits by encouraging students to read quality contemporary literature. The award is librarian nominated and student selected. Each [...]

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Order books for the holidays

For a limited time only, I’m offering signed/personalized copies of the Astronaut Academy books.
For $12 each (shipping included). If you’d like the books to arrive before Christmas definitely place your order by December 17th!
Paypal to thecomicsbakery@gmail.com
(be sure to include the names you’d like the books personalized to.)

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VISIT Allentown Art Museum while you can!

Here is a video tour of the exhibit “Drawing on Character: The Art of Children’s Graphic Novels” a selection of original artworks by illustrators Eric Wight (Frankie Pickle), Raina Telgemeier (Smile), Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), and Matt Phelan (The Storm in the Barn). It’s on display at the Allentown Art Museum until December 29th, 2013. [...]

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An Open Book

I recently got to team up with An Open Book, a fantastic non-profit organization to visit Burroughs Education Campus in Washington, DC. They took some really wonderful photos!

There are a bunch more photos on their facebook page.

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Astronaut Academy Pre-order

I’ve teamed up with my local bookstore, WORD, for a super cool Astronaut Academy Pre-Order special! From now till May 9th, I will sign, personalize, and draw in every copy (of either book 1 or 2) ordered through WORD, you’ll get a free bookmark, and you’ll be entered into WORD’s exclusive contest. One lucky person [...]

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Astronauts at Emerald City

Had a great time in Seattle for Emerald City Comic Con! This is my favorite picture of the weekend:

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Astronaut Academy 2 in Diamond PREVIEWS catalog

Now is the time to ask your favorite comic shop if they’ll order Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry and earn my eternal gratitude! Not every store can stock every book in print, so any help bringing awareness of AA to the world is super-appreciated! The first volume has also been re-solicited as well.
Bonus: the other two [...]

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