Locked in the Kitchen with Hannah Berry and Katriona Chapman

Ken Eppstein sits down with UK cartoonists Hannah Berry and Katriona Chapman to discuss comics research and the economics of comics.

SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #22

Matt MacFarland reflects on the effects his parents' divorce had on him and his brother, this week in MORE SEASONS OF GARY.

The Sublime Fracture: Floyd Tangeman Reviews MOAB by Mara Ramirez

Floyd Tangeman debuts at SOLRAD with a review of Mara Ramirez's self-published comic MOAB, and thoughts on its ability to connect readers to the sublime.

Essays & Interviews

Locked in the Kitchen with Hannah Berry and Katriona Chapman

Ken Eppstein sits down with UK cartoonists Hannah Berry and Katriona Chapman to discuss comics research and the economics of comics.

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Kelsey Wroten Gives Advice on the Publishing Industry

We are continuing our feature at SOLRAD titled "Knowing Is Half The Battle," where published cartoonists give advice on the publishing industry. Today we talk with KELSEY WROTEN

Half-Demon and Still Whole: Mixed-Race Identity in InuYasha

Angela M. Sánchez returns to SOLRAD with an essay exploring Rumiko Takahashi's seminal manga InuYasha and the way it approaches mixed-race identity.

Publishing During A Pandemic: Daniel Elkin interviews Josh O’Neill and Maëlle Doliveux from BEEHIVE BOOKS

Today, SOLRAD's Editor, Daniel Elkin, talks to Josh O’Neill and Maëlle Doliveux from BEEHIVE BOOKS about Publishing During A Pandemic, diversity in comics, and what the future of small press comics publishing may look like.

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SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #22

Matt MacFarland reflects on the effects his parents' divorce had on him and his brother, this week in MORE SEASONS OF GARY.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – Before It’s Gone

Look, quick! It's another NEAR DEATH FLYING TURTLE comic, brought to you by Tom Lake and SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #10 – 7

Remember when all anyone could talk about was the Popeye's Chicken Sandwich? Tina remembers, this week in Andrew Neal's MEETING COMICS!

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – A Very Late Night

Ellen O'Grady brings us a comic about creative dissatisfaction, and the beauty of the now, this week from SOLRAD Presents.

Reviews

The Sublime Fracture: Floyd Tangeman Reviews MOAB by Mara Ramirez

Floyd Tangeman debuts at SOLRAD with a review of Mara Ramirez's self-published comic MOAB, and thoughts on its ability to connect readers to the sublime.

The Lowdown On High-Concept: Ryan Carey Reviews The Seeds By Ann Nocenti And David Aja

We end the week with Ryan Carey's review of THE SEEDS by Aja and Nocenti, one of the first books from Dark Horse's Berger Books line.

Denied Agency, Exploited Labor: Nicholas Burman Reviews WAGE SLAVES by Daria Bogdanska

This week, Nicholas Burman brings us a review of Daria Bogdanska's WAGE SLAVES, published by Conundrum in Canada & Centrala in the UK.

A Comic With A Lot On — And In — Its Mind: Ryan Carey Reviews PEEPERS By Patrick Keck

We finish up the week with Ryan Carey's review of Patrick Keck's PEEPERS, published in 2021 by Fantagraphics's Underground imprint.

Excerpts & Previews

Exclusive Excerpt: SULTANA by Shazleen Khan and Zain Dada

Paired with the interview with Zain Dada and Kumail Rizvi, we are pleased to present a 6-page excerpt from SULTANA, one of KCL's first comics.

Exclusive Excerpt “Bunker” by Oskars Pavlovskis, published in š! #40 THE VERY END

Today, we are pleased to share an exclusive extract from kuš! #40 - THE VERY END, titled 'Bunker' by Oskars Pavlovskis. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: BREAKWATER by Katriona Chapman

Today we have an exclusive preview of Katriona Chapman's second major graphic work, BREAKWATER, published next week by Avery Hill.

Original Comics

SOLRAD Comics: Stages of Grief by November Garcia

SOLRAD Comics is pleased to bring you a new comic from the fantastic November Garcia. Rest in peace, Rocko.

SOLRAD Comics: Gabriela Güllich Interviews the Team Behind Gringo Love

Today, we're pleased to present an interview between Gabriela Güllich and the team behind the comic Gringo Love - in comics form!

SOLRAD Comics: Presence, by Ibrahim Ineke

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

Updates from the Publisher

This Month @ SOLRAD: January 2021

Happy New Year! SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman sits down to talk about the success of the magazine over its first year, and our Jan 2021 publishing plan.

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Media

SOLRAD has partnered with Noah Van Sciver to publish a selection of his Cartoonist Chats videos! Today we feature his discussion with Anders Nilsen.