Tag Archives: graphic novels

George Memorial Library, Richmond, TX

[ May 7, 2017; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Fort Bend County Libraries will celebrate the art and authors of the graphic-novel literary world.
Featuring Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) and Falynn Koch (Bats: Learning to Fly)
Sunday, May 7, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at
George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview Dr, Richmond, TX 77469

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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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Explorer: The Lost Islands

I’m super excited about the release of Explorer: The Lost Islands!
This book is beautiful! You have to see a copy of the hardcover in person! I wrote a 16-page story for this anthology called “Desert Island Playlist”, which was illustrated by my wife Raina Telgemeier and colored by Braden Lamb (who is also coloring her [...]

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I Was Reading That!

Here’s a comic I drew for Reading With Pictures and the Nerdy Book Club.

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Announcing the new Kids Comics Awards!

Kids vote online or by ballot from now through June 23rd, 2013
May 8th, 2013 – Kids’ Comics Revolution!, a podcast dedicated to spotlighting the expanding worlds of kids comics and kid lit, announces the first annual KCR! Comics [...]

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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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Seattle, Montlake Library

[ March 4, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]

Seattle-ites! Dave Roman and John Green will be giving a cartooning workshop at the Montlake Library on Monday, March 4th, from 6:30 to 7:30pm! We’ll talk about and demonstrate our processes behind creating characters for TEEN BOAT! and Astronaut Academy, and maybe even draw a SpongeBob or Phineas & Ferb while we’re at it. Kids [...]

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Tweens Read 2012

I was trilled and honored to be a guest at the Tweens Read festival in Houston, Texas this past weekend, hosted by Blue Willow Books.
All the authors were greeted by homemade cupcakes featuring their most recent books! How can you top a Teen Boat cupcake?

How about a cafeteria filled with kids who love books [...]

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NYPL: Literary Salon

[ December 3, 2011; 2:00 pm; 2:00 pm; 2:00 pm; ] I’ll be a part of the New York Public Library’s Children’s Literary Salon on writing funny books for kids. Here is the official description:

Funny Ha-Ha: Humorous Books for Kids
Hosted by Betsy Bird, Children’s Literary Salon continues our series where we explore amusing books for children, we look at funny books in a myriad of forms: [...]

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I’m super excited to share this interview I did with author/illustrator, Katie Davis on her fantastic podcast, Brain Burps About Books!
Be a Space Cadet with Graphic Novels! Interview with Dave Roman
We talk about Astronaut Academy, Teen Boat, how art school can make you afraid to draw, proposing through comics, and tons of other fun [...]

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