Captain Underpants and Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey is going on tour!

Brooke Shearouse  //  Aug 25, 2017

Captain Underpants and Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey is going on tour!

Dav Pilkey, the worldwide bestselling author and creator of Captain Underpants, is hitting the road!

To celebrate the newest Dog Man book, A Tale of Two Kitties (out in-stores August 29th), and the 20th anniversary of Captain Underpants, Dav is embarking on a “Supa-Epic Tour O’Fun” across the country. You can meet Dav, hear his inspiring story, see him draw his famous characters live on stage, and take photos with Dog Man and Captain Underpants costumed characters! Every event includes a book signing, fun giveaways, and a chance to win cool prizes.

See a list of confirmed events below. Please click on the links for more information or contact the bookstores directly to get tickets to the events. And make sure you scroll all the way down to the bottom for a chance to win a SIGNED copy of Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties!

Thursday, August 31, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Hosted by A Likely Story Bookstore
Event location: Mount Airy Middle School
102 W Watersville Rd. Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Saturday, September 2, 2017
11:15 AM – 11:40 AM Presentation
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Book Signing
Hosted by the National Book Festival
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW,
Washington, DC

Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Hosted by Indigo  and Scholastic Canada
Event location: Meadowvale Theatre
6315 Montevideo Rd
Mississauga, ON L5N 4G7

Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Hosted by An Unlikely Story
111 South Street
Plainville, MA 02762

Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Co-hosted by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and Mystery Lovers Bookshop
Event location: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
440 Forbes Ave 
Pitsburgh, PA 15213 

Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Hosted by Second Star to the Right Children's Books 
Event location: Elitch Theater
4655 W. 37th Ave. 
Denver, CO 8012

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Hosted by Bookshop Santa Cruz and co-sponsored by The Santa Cruz Warriors
Event location: Kaiser Permanente Arena
140 Front St. 
Santa Cruz CA 95060

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6 PM
Hosted by The Reading Bug
785 Laurel Street
San Carlos, CA 94070

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM
Co-hosted by Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center and Copperfield's
2301 Hardies Ln
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Hosted by Children's Bookworld
Dav Pilkey with special guests Jamie Lee Curtis and “Weird Al” Yankovic
Event location: Aero Theater
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403


UPDATE: Our two winners have been randomly selected and contacted via email. Thank you for your interest!

We can't get enough of Dog Man vs. Petey! We want to know: If your pet was a super hero (or a super villain!) what would their name and superpower be? Tell us in the comments below! Two winners will be randomly selected to win a signed copy of Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties! Contest is open to all legal U.S. residents 18 and over; all entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM ET on Friday, September 1, 2017.

Read the complete legal rules here.


My cat, Extreme Fuzz Nugget,

My cat, Extreme Fuzz Nugget, would swallow evildoers and encapsulate them in fur balls for harmless disposal. Tra la HACK.

The Marvelous Princess

The Marvelous Princess Whiskers. A cat with the ability to grant others their wishes.

My cat would be the super

My cat would be the super villain, Menacing Moochi, capable of knocking out unsuspecting dogs with a one-two punch.

My cat-Kittylicious K with

My cat-Kittylicious K with the super power of turning rocks into kitty treats for all the homeless kitties.

My dog would so be a

My dog would so be a supervillain because every comfortable pillow in the house is his chew toy. He would be named the ironjaw and his power would be the ability to bite through anything on earth.

Our dachshund would be named

Our dachshund would be named Wonder Weiner and their super power would be to stretch to incredible lengths and twist their long body to get to all the places to catch the villians and get lots of treats!

Our pug, Carly, would

Our pug, Carly, would distract the villains with her Super Snort and neutralize them with her Freezing Sneezing. My family members and I experience her superpowers on a regular basis ☺.

My dog would be the gulping

My dog would be the gulping good guy. His power would be gulping down homework so kids don't have to do it!

My superhero pet would be a

My superhero pet would be a dog named Underroo Poo Poo Pooch and his superpower would be letting lethal poop bombs loose! A pet like that HAS to be a villain, right?!

My dog, a black and white

My dog, a black and white chihuahua, would be called La Luna Loca (Spanish for the crazy moon). Her super villain power would be to give people nightmares while sleeping. My other chihuahua, would be Bonita Chiquita (pretty little one). Her super power would be to be able to turn anything ugly to beautiful ( physically, mentally or verbally)

My Dog would be The Shadow!

My Dog would be The Shadow! His superpower is to always know where someone is and he follows the person around and becomes The Shadow! There is nowhere you could go that he couldn't follow you!

Our black cat Brooklyn would

Our black cat Brooklyn would definitely be a villain. Its superpower would be the claws of fury!

Our cat (Vishnu) would be a

Our cat (Vishnu) would be a superhero pet named Professor Diarrhea Poopypants, and his powers would be to shoot poisonous poop. [Parker, age 6, typed by his dad.]

Our cat (Vishnu) would be a

Our cat (Vishnu) would be a superhero named: Invinci-cat. His super power would be that he's invincible. Dylan (age 8).

We have a true little furry

We have a true little furry villain at home and her name is Lola... If she had her way, she would be "Lola the Levitator"- she is a chihuahua so being vertically challenged is a struggle that she could overcome with the levitating abilities. So many snacks, morsels and meals would no longer be out of reach. The human caretakers would be at her mercy because no goodie or treat could be saved! The only form of protection would be the magic of Tupperware or any other device that would require thumbs!