Appearances


*click on the dates to link to directions, location, times, etc.*

Join David, Jon Arking and Rob Vedro for the broadcast of the political podcast The No Cry Zone every Thursday around 1pm on the Abnormal Entertainment Network!




Join me, Joshua Werner, Trico Lutkins of and the rest of Source Point Press at the Monroe Comic-Con! One day only!



Appearing with Source Point Press, Jay Fosgitt, Travis McIntire and MANY MORE is always a blast in Cincinnati!



Super pleased to be a featured guest at the HalloWondrous Oddmall in Toledo! Right before Halloween!




Head into Halloween with a big one! I will be signing and yucking it up with Adam Green and Billy Bob Thornton over at the Source Point Press booth. Come on by!




Back home-ish in November! Saginaw Bay looks like it is about to get Dave-ified!



PAST SHOWS

Appearing all weekend at MythosCon, and screening Dark Places: The Modern Innsmouth to the rabid H. P. Lovecraft fans and scholars.




March 10, 2012

Numismatic goodness aside, I'm rocking out at the Livingston Coin Club on March 10th. None of you will go to this, but posting it here makes me feel good. Come by the Howell Rec Center, I'll be there from Noon to 4pm.

 

Visit me and the demented crew of StrangeHouse Books for the debut of the Strange Sex anthology. I'll be there one day only!


Visit me at the Dark Moon Books' Slices of Flesh autograph signing and more areas to be announced! I will also be attending the Bram Stoker Awards banquet, if anyone is interested in hooking up there.


 
May 18 through 20, 2012

I'll be hanging with the masters of the macabre from the Great Lakes Horror Writer's Association in D-Town. Come on by!


May 24 through 27, 2012

I'll be with the Abnormal Entertainment Crew all weekend. Stop by the podcast area or visit with us after screening Bloody Bloody Bible Camp and A Man Called Nereus!


August 9 through 12, 2012

Cinema Head Cheese (myself and Kevin Moyers) as we invade and cover Wizard World Chicago for the site. Hit us up and find out where we'll be!



If you get a chance, visit the Kaplan Literary Festival on August 14th at 7pm. I will be reading my story "The Last Dragon" and talking fiction shop with some other great presenters.



Come by at 6pm and watch me destroy myself in the 35th Annual Melon Run. It's my first 5K and doesn't really belong here, but I'm excited.



My fine freaky friends of the GLAHW will be at the Cromaine Library in Hartland, MI for this great event. We will be conducting fiction writing workshops and lecturing about the state of the industry. Come one, come all!



My fine freaky friends of the GLAHW will be at the Monroe Library in Temperance, MI for this great event. We will be reading some scary stories...  just in time for Halloween. Come one, come all!

October 20, 2012
Come on by and watch Bloody Bloody Bible Camp and take part in the Q&A with yours truly! I'll also be hanging with the masters of the macabre from the Great Lakes Horror Writer's Association in Flint. Come on by!



Beginning at 7pm, the GLAHW will be holding our literacy benefit, the Fifth Annual Monster Mash for Literacy Bash! Come one, come all!


Join me and Trico Lutkins of Source Point Comics at the Flint Comix Con at the Masonic Temple! One day only!



Join me and the fine folks of the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers at Motor City Nightmares! The lunatics from StrangeHouse Books will also be appearing!



I am happy to be appearing on a few panels dealing with speculative literature at this year's PenguiCon! Come on by and visit! Saturday the 27th only!


Join me and the fine folks of the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers at the Motor City Comic Con! Debuting here will be the Alter Egos anthology from Source Point Press and Rottentail!



Visit me at the Bloodbound Books table and more areas to be announced! I will also be attending the Bram Stoker Awards banquet, if anyone is interested in hooking up there. I will be attending the Mass Signing at 7pm on Friday, signing at the Hazardous Press table and Blood Bound Books table on Saturday as well as being a panelist!



Join me and the fine folks at Source Point Press and Michael Cieslak at Detroit's first Zombie-Con!


Join me and fellow Cinema Head Cheeser, Kevin Moyers, as we roam WizardWorld Chicago covering it for the Abnormal Entertainment Network! This will also be the debut of the Scorn graphic novel!




If you get a chance, visit the Kaplan Literary Festival on August 12th at 7pm. I will be reading my story "Prodigal" and talking fiction shop with some other great presenters.


Join me and the fine folks of the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers at the Grand Rapids Comi-Con!




I will be 'performing' (or a reasonable facsimile of me) an original monologue in celebration of Mother's Day! Losing mom last year was tough, this helps. Come out and support the mom lovers at Howell's historic Opera House!


I'll be hanging with the masters of the macabre from the Great Lakes Horror Writer's Association in D-Town. Come on by!



This is going to be a wonderful event! The beautiful city of Ann Arbor will be flush with authors and publishers... including me and some pals!




Authors David C. Hayes, Jon King and Trico Lutkins as well as Artist Joshua Werner will be at Dancing Devil Dermagraphics all day Saturday July 19th. They’ll be selling and signing books, comics, and art, as well as discussing the creative process.



Join David at Coy's Comics in Saginaw, beginning at 2pm, and get copies of Cannibal Fat Camp, Cherub, DVDs, comics and more Dave-Merch!




If available, join David online (this is a virtual presentation) for the Kaplan Literary Festival! He will be presenting a workshop on Writing Horror and, hopefully, terrifying all the participants! Workshop begins at 4:00pm.




Now, technically, David won't be there BUT you can watch his awesome hicksploitation piece of theatrical genius-ness from A Reasonable Facsimile of a Theatre Company's production of 'Gator Bait! Fridays at 11 PM!





David will be joining his homies from the Michigan Comics Collective as they release their First Anthology at Coy's Comics in Saginaw! Festivities and signings all day!



Join us for an evening celebrating the release of the anthology at Off the Beaten Path Books in Farmington, Michigan at 7pm. Enjoy readings by authors David Hayes and Christopher Nadeau. Learn about how the anthology was created and the canine rescue organization supported by sales: Last Day Dog Rescue.



Join David as he visits with the Motown Writer's Network at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 82 W. Warren (off Cass) on the Wayne State Campus. The talk starts at 10:00am and will be about horror trends, networking and the fine folks at the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers!




Come by and visit David at a book signing event! More info as it is available!



I'll be hanging with the GLAHW and Vincenzo Bilof, extreme bizarro author, all day!




My fine freaky friends of the GLAHW will be hosting this party to benefit the Siena Literacy Fund. We can ALL help in the fight against illiteracy. Come one, come all!



Superman sings and slams his way through the criminal element of Metropolis with his gal pal, Lois Lane, in the revival of the 1960s Broadway musical! Fun for the whole family, It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's...Superman! brings the comic book to life! Can Supes defeat the evil Professor Sedgewick? Will he ever tell his secret to Lois?

Other "super" guest stars and surprises are in store, too. Don't miss the show that has NEVER been seen in the Midwest before: 

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's...Superman the Musical!


Audition dates: February 27 - 28, 2015. Directed by David C. Hayes



August 16, 2015

Join David, Travis McIntire, Source Point press and more at the Taylor Town Comic Con! One day only!




Join David and Rathi Kirshun as they present on the benefits of editing and working with editors at 2pm ET!



David will be appearing with Travis McIntire and Joshua Werner from Source Point Press at Motor City Nightmares but just for the day! Check out the link!



David will be appearing with Melissa Keir and others at Frontal Lobe Coworking on Grand River in Howell, MI for the Witches' Night Out event beginning at 5:30pm!




David will be appearing with Travis McIntire from Source Point Press at the Chicago Horror Festival! Check out the link and line up... great films!



Join me, Joshua Werner and Trico Lutkins of Source Point Comics at the Monroe Comic-Con! One day only!


Join David and Peggy Christie from The Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers as they sign their new books at Horizons Bookstore in Traverse City!





My fine freaky friends of the GLAHW will be hosting this party to benefit the Siena Literacy Fund. We can ALL help in the fight against illiteracy. Come one, come all!



Join me, Rob Vedro and other scaaary authors as we ring in Halloween Eve at Blue Frog Books celebrating the life of Edgar Allan Poe with readings, sales and signings! Gables, hearts and casks will all be available. Nevermore!



Join me from 12 to 3pm at Nerdageddon Comics in Brighton, MI for the Halloween Comic Fest! We will have special pricing on Rottentail and Scorn in honor of Samhain!



I am pleased as punch to be a part of the Trail of Michigan Authors at Barnes & Noble in Muskegon on November 6! Come see me and some other great Michigan scribes in one of the final appearances of the year.



November 7, 2015

Join me, The Michigan Comics Collective, Joshua Werner and Trico Lutkins of Source Point Comics at the Fantasticon in Mt. Clements!

Join me at Days of the Dead in Chicago! I will be signing with Source Point Press so we'll have Rottentail, Scorn, Bloody Bloody Bible Camp and more!



Join me at the Great Lakes Comicon. I will be splitting time with Source Point Press and GLAHW!

Join me at Fantasticon's premiere in Lansing, Michigan! I'm sure we'll have a 'capitol' time.






Join me at PhobiaFest! I plan on helping out my GLAHW pal and Dragon's Roost Press editor Michael Cieslak!



Join me at C2E2. This will be the debut of The Rot from Source Point Press!

I don't think I'll make it, but DS Hayes will be handling the play by play with Alexander Caine. The Voice of Indie Wrestling returns!



Join me at the Pure Michigan Comicon. I will be splitting time with Source Point Press and GLAHW!




Join me and the Source Point Press folks at Fantasticon in Toledo and get your copy of The Rot #1!


Join me at Michigan Authors on the Grand. I will be visiting and signing at the DeWitt Public Library on April 23rd!



I'll be hanging over at Nerdageddon in Brighton, MI on Free Comic Book Day! Come on by!




May 9th is the day. Matthew McDonough was gracious enough to talk The Rot, movies and storytelling with me on the Passers By Podcast. Mark your calendars. Until then, check out some his archived episodes!





I'll be hanging with the masters of the macabre from the Great Lakes Horror Writers Association and Source Point Press in D-Town. Come on by!




Join me at The Tulip City Comic and Toy Fare! I will be signing with Source Point Press so we'll have The RotRottentail, Scorn, Bloody Bloody Bible Camp and more!




Jimmy Flacon and Gremlina host lil' ol' me on Cloverleaf Radio at 6:30 PM ET! We are gonna talk The Rot, scary movies and, hopefully, how I can get a signed Gremlina photo!




Without Your Head Radio? Hell yeah! Check it out at 9:00 PM ET! We are gonna talk The Rot, scary movies and, hopefully, get some paranormal tips from the pros.



Join me at Days of the Dead in Indianapolis! I will be signing with Source Point Press so we'll have The RotRottentail, Scorn, Bloody Bloody Bible Camp and more!


Join me at the Taylor Town Comicon! I love these events and will have a full complement of goodies.



August 12-14, 2016

Me and the fellas from Source Point Press descended on Beantown for this one. Great times await one the East Coast!




I will be presenting about classic boogeymen and women at the Virtual Literary Festival this year! Join if you can!




Join me at The Cincinnati Comic Expo! I love these events and will have a full complement of goodies.


Me and the fellas from Source Point Press will hit it up in Monroe!



Me and the fellas from Source Point Press descend on The Big Apple for this one. Great times await one the East Coast!




Join me at The Dark History & Horror Convention, an annual event showcasing the darker side of history, some of your favorite horror characters, artwork, authors, comics and even tattoos.


Join me and the Source Point Press folks at Fantasticon in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and get your copy of The Rot and Rottentail!


Join me and the Source Point Press folks at Fantasticon in Mt. Clemens and get your copy of The Rot and Rottentail!




Join me at The Comic Signal in Grand Rapids at 2pm and get your copy of The Rot and Rottentail!



Join me at Comics & More in Madison Heights at 12pm and get your copy of The Rot and Rottentail!







Join me at Cleary University for the Howell Comic Fest on March 18th! Lots of fun at this one day event.




Me, Joshua Werner and the goodies of Source Point Press? That state may live up to it's motto once I get there!




Rottentail, The Rot and all the gory goodies will be on display at Motor City Nightmares!






I'll be hanging with the masters of the macabre from the Great Lakes Horror Writers Association and Source Point Press in D-Town. Come on by!



I'll be hanging with the masters of the macabre from the Great Lakes Horror Writers Association and Source Point Press in Traverse City. Come on by!




Me, Trico Lutkins, Source Point Press and ALL of history's mysteries? Yesssss!



Join me and long-time collaborator, Kurt Belcher (Rottentail) for the first time in Pikeville! One day only!



I will be appearing with Source Point Press, Jay Fosgitt, Travis McIntire and MANY MORE in Canada! Come visit before school starts!