Wondering Wanderings, Wandering Cities: A Tale of a City – Mushrooms

Tânia A, Cardoso brings us a tale of a sustainable city, starting with a future role for fungus in city spaces. Enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Magic Nation #24

Enjoy a quiet moment with Ellen O'Grady, today on SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #65 – Sunnies

In the Orbison Bowl, the days are longer - but what do all the sea creatures do? Find out with our pal the DANGER DIVER, this week on SOLRAD Presents!

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Essays & Interviews

“Do the Borders”: Gilbert Hernandez and the Wall

In an essay of five parts, Jonathan Gaboury considers "Little Ones" by Gilbert Hernandez, its plurality of voices, and the hardcover treatment it doesn't need.

Satire, Under These Conditions: Fantagraphics and the Racist Romance of Vitality

Tony Wei Ling dissects the "valiant resistance" narrative of alt comics' history through a review of WE TOLD YOU SO: COMICS AS ART in this wide-ranging essay.

SOLRAD Comics: Gabriela Güllich Interviews Aminder Dhaliwal

Gabriela Güllich sits down with Aminder Dhaliwal for an interview about her work, publishing with Drawn & Quarterly, and Beyonce's thighs. Enjoy!

Jumpstarting a Career Through Kickstarter – Ryan Claytor Interviews Rachel Allen Everett

Ryan Claytor joins SOLRAD with an interview between him and Rachel Allen Everett, who is kickstarting the printing of THE MANDERFIELD DEVIL. Enjoy!

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curated comics serialized weekly

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Magic Nation #24

Enjoy a quiet moment with Ellen O'Grady, today on SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #65 – Sunnies

In the Orbison Bowl, the days are longer - but what do all the sea creatures do? Find out with our pal the DANGER DIVER, this week on SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City: November 17 – 23

Are you a happy elf or a Christmas curmudgeon? Karl and Kelly have different opinions on decorations in this week's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY!

SOLRAD Presents: Dark Pants #24

Remember folks, when an argument between former? lovers closes a door, you can always open a window, this week in Matt MacFarland's DARK PANTS!

Reviews

The Unknowable Reflection: Depictions of Nature in Yoshiharu Tsuge’s RED FLOWERS, translated by Ryan Holmberg

Tom Shapira returns to SOLRAD with a review of Yoshiharu Tsuge's RED FLOWERS, translated by Ryan Holmberg and published by Drawn & Quarterly in 2021.

A Liminal World: Zuo Ma’s NIGHT BUS, Emotional Realities, and the Finished Unfinished

We're proud to have Hagai Palevsky back at SOLRAD, this week with a must-read review of Zuo Ma's NIGHT BUS, published in 2021 by Drawn & Quarterly.

Review: Even Though We’re Adults vol. 1 & 2, Takako Shimura, Translated by Jocelyne Allen

Helen Chazan is here to introduce you to Takao Shimura's EVEN THOUGH WE'RE ADULTS, published by Seven Seas and translated by Jocelyne Allen.

Haute Cuisine Served on a Bed of Greed: Alex Hoffman Reviews THE DELICACY by James Albon

SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman returns from sick leave with a review of James Albon's THE DELICACY, published earlier this year by Top Shelf.

Excerpts & Previews

Exclusive Preview: UNIMPRESSED by Miranda Tacchia, Published by Fantagraphics

Today we are pleased to offer SOLRAD readers an exclusive preview of Miranda Tacchia's UNIMPRESSED, which will be published next week by Fantagraphics.

Exclusive Excerpt: THINK I’VE STILL GOT IT by Wang XX, from Paradise Systems

Today, we've got a sneak preview of Paradise Systems' latest book, THINK I'VE STILL GOT IT, currently on Kickstarter!

Exclusive Excerpt: To Be A Brave Scout by Julia Kluge, from Rotopol

Today, we have an exclusive excerpt of Julia Kluge's TO BE A BRAVE SCOUT, published this summer by Rotopol in Germany. Enjoy!

Original Comics

Wondering Wanderings, Wandering Cities: A Tale of a City – Mushrooms

Tânia A, Cardoso brings us a tale of a sustainable city, starting with a future role for fungus in city spaces. Enjoy!

SOLRAD Comics: Gabriela Güllich Interviews Aminder Dhaliwal

Gabriela Güllich sits down with Aminder Dhaliwal for an interview about her work, publishing with Drawn & Quarterly, and Beyonce's thighs. Enjoy!

Wondering Wanderings, Wandering Cities: STERK

We are proud to bring you the latest in Tânia A. Cardoso's Wondering Wanderings, Wandering Cities series, titled STERK - enjoy!

Updates from the Publisher

Launching Today: The New Fieldmouse Press Website!

SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman would like to introduce you to the new Fieldmouse Press website! Check it out at www.fieldmouse.press and let us know what you think!

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Media

Enemies of the State is a book club podcast hosted by SOLRAD. We're back this month with a special SPX edition of the show, and this month we’re talking about Francis Bacon with its author E. A. Bethea.