Meeting Comics – #07-03

We've got another week's worth of action-filled MEETING COMICS from Andrew Neal for you today via SOLRAD Presents - check them out!

Kricket the Cat #010

In today's episode of KRICKET THE CAT, Kricket explores a dungeon and finds... something? KRICKET THE CAT is serialized as a part of SOLRAD Presents.

The Sadistic Anna Haifisch, And Her Artist, The Tramp

Today as part of SOLRAD's book club on THE ARTIST: THE CIRCLE OF LIFE, Alex Hoffman considers the character of The Artist and his connection to Charlie Chaplin's Tramp.

Essays & Interviews

Starting a Dialogue: Ken Eppstein Introduces the Comic Arts Stakeholder Survey

Today, as part of a longer conversation about the economics of comics arts and the function of nonprofit organizations in this space, we present preliminary results from Ken Eppstein's comics arts stakeholder survey.

Seven Indigenous Comic Artists Changing The Industry

Today, guest contributor Elijah Forbes profiles seven Indigenous artists working in comics and other mediums to tell Indigenous stories.

Interview: Lucky Pocket Press & K. Theo Stultz

SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman sits down with Lucky Pocket Press and K. Theo Stultz to discuss the press and their Kickstarter for CANVAS.

Interview: Ted Intorcio on Tinto Press, Kickstarter, and COVID-19

Following up on our extract from Julian Brier's THE CATS OF OSTIA ANTICA, we have an interview with Ted Intorcio, the publisher of Tinto Press. Tinto is Kickstarting the publication of Brier's comic now.

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Meeting Comics – #07-03

We've got another week's worth of action-filled MEETING COMICS from Andrew Neal for you today via SOLRAD Presents - check them out!

Kricket the Cat #010

In today's episode of KRICKET THE CAT, Kricket explores a dungeon and finds... something? KRICKET THE CAT is serialized as a part of SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: “Hamster” – Phone Book

Today, we're pleased to release "Hamster" the latest installment of Lyssa Park's Phone Book, a series of short comics exclusive to SOLRAD Presents.

The Lighthouse in The City – May 13 – 19

In this week's collection of The Lighthouse in The City, Karl gets a case of COVID-induced paranoia. PLUS! Thoughts on getting out and smelling the ozone, the blankness of existence in isolation, and creepy hugs.

Model Conversations #03

In this week's MODEL CONVERSATIONS, a guy sits down and eats a sandwich on God.

Reviews

The Sadistic Anna Haifisch, And Her Artist, The Tramp

Today as part of SOLRAD's book club on THE ARTIST: THE CIRCLE OF LIFE, Alex Hoffman considers the character of The Artist and his connection to Charlie Chaplin's Tramp.

Sara L. Jewell Reviews THE ARTIST: THE CIRCLE OF LIFE

Our guest critic this week is Sara L. Jewell, who brings us a razor sharp review of THE ARTIST: THE CIRCLE OF LIFE. Don't miss it!

The Artist: The Circle of Life, Music, Self-Loathing, Pretentiousness, Realization, and Sawdust McQueen

As a part of our book club on THE ARTIST: THE CIRCLE OF LIFE, Daniel Elkin examines the interplay ofAnna Haifisch's work and the song Sawdust McQueen.

Dreams Die Hard – Why Not Laugh About It? Ryan Carey Reviews Anna Haifisch’s THE ARTIST: THE CIRCLE OF LIFE

Today we kick off another SOLRAD book club with a week of coverage of Anna Haifisch's THE ARTIST: THE CIRCLE OF LIFE. Ryan Carey takes point.

Excerpts & Previews

Exclusive Excerpt: “DJ Thinker” by Jooyoung Kim, published in š! #38 IMPERFECT SHAPES

Today we have an excerpt of Jooyoung Kim's short comic appearing in the latest kuš! anthology - #38 IMPERFECT SHAPES.

Exclusive Preview: THE GARDEN by Fumio Obata and Sean Michael Wilson

Today we are pleased to share with you a preview from The Garden, written by Sean Michael Wilson, illustrated by Fumio Obata, and published by Liminal 11 in May 2020.

Exclusive Preview: CANVAS by K. Theo Stultz

Today we have a 6 page excerpt of CANVAS to accompany our interview with Lucky Pocket Press and K. Theo Stultz, who are running a Kickstarter to print it.

Original Comics

SOLRAD Presents: Presence, by Ibrahim Ineke

Today at SOLRAD we are proud to feature an essay about horror comics, in comics form, by Ibrahim Ineke.

SOLRAD Comics: “Hellmouth” by Julia Gfrörer

Today, SOLRAD is pleased to present our first original comic, Hellmouth by Julia Gfrörer. Julia Gfrörer is a cartoonist, illustrator, and author based in New York whose transgressive horror comics have been published by Fantagraphics, and have appeared in Best American Comics, Kramer’s Ergot, Cicada Magazin, Black Eye, and Study Group Magazine. Her latest graphic...

Updates from the Publisher

This Month @ SOLRAD: May 2020

SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman discusses the recent Twitter/Nobrow situation and details our steps to address it.

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Media

Episode #8 of Enemies of the State features commentary on Marion Fayolle’s The Tenderness of Stones, published by New York Review Comics in 2019. As the wrap up to our comics poetry week, we discuss a poetic, almost storybook-like comic about the slow death of Fayolle's father.