SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #38 – Chains

The DANGER DIVER is back to teach us about a new animal - this week it's the Catena Prawn and its strange clustering pattern - care for some garlic butter?

Publishing During A Pandemic: Daniel Elkin interviews Zach Clemente from BULGIHAN PRESS

Today, SOLRAD's Editor, Daniel Elkin, talks to Zach Clemente from BULGIHAN PRESS about Publishing During A Pandemic, diversity in comics, and what the future of small press comics publishing may look like.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City: April 21 – 27

In this week's collection of THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, life in the world of Karl slowly gets back to normal... including the dreaded jury summons.

Essays & Interviews

Publishing During A Pandemic: Daniel Elkin interviews Zach Clemente from BULGIHAN PRESS

Today, SOLRAD's Editor, Daniel Elkin, talks to Zach Clemente from BULGIHAN PRESS about Publishing During A Pandemic, diversity in comics, and what the future of small press comics publishing may look like.

The Complicated Thomas Nast: Thoughts on A Life in Cartoons

Today Patrick L. Kennedy returns to SOLRAD with thoughts on THOMAS NAST: A LIFE IN CARTOONS, a virtual graphic biography presented by the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Boston Comics Roundtable.

Comic Shows, Paying Vendors, and Special Guests

Today on SOLRAD, Ken Eppstein continues to look at the economics of comics -- specifically the effect "special guests" have on other vendors at comic shows -- and comes up with an intriguing thesis.

Publishing During A Pandemic: Daniel Elkin interviews Isabelle Melançon from HIVEWORKS COMICS

Today, SOLRAD's Editor, Daniel Elkin, talks to Isabelle Melançon from HIVEWORKS COMICS 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: Danger Diver #38 – Chains

The DANGER DIVER is back to teach us about a new animal - this week it's the Catena Prawn and its strange clustering pattern - care for some garlic butter?

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City: April 21 – 27

In this week's collection of THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, life in the world of Karl slowly gets back to normal... including the dreaded jury summons.

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #29

SOLRAD Presents is pleased to bring you comics from Erik Nebel's abstract series COME WELL. Enjoy the work and see Erik's process images as well.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – Are You Sure?

Check out the latest cut and paste NEAR DEATH FLYING TURTLE comic from Tom Lake, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

Reviews

Choose Your Own Apocalypse: Ryan Carey Reviews POST YORK by James Romberger

Rounding out an amazing week of reviews on SOLRAD, Ryan Carey takes a look at the new expanded “graphic novella” formatted edition of James Romberger's POST YORK from Berger Books.

Burnt Marshmellows: Charles Hatfield Examines Mikaël Ross’s THE THUD

Charles Hatfield returns to SOLRAD with a review of Mikaël Ross's latest YA graphic novel from Fantagraphics - THE THUD, published in 2021.

The Endless Feedback Loop Of History: Ryan Carey Reviews PARICUTIN By Goncalo Duarte

To finish out a week full of reviews, Ryan Carey has a review of Goncalo Duarte's PARICUTIN, published by Chili Com Carne in 2020.

A Quiet Yearning: On Espé’s The Parakeet

Kay Sohini reviews THE PARAKEET, the graphic memoir by Espé, published as a part of Penn State University Press' new Graphic Medicine imprint Graphic Mundi.

Excerpts & Previews

Exclusive Preview: Yum Po Yo #1

Today we are pleased to show off the latest project from our very own Tom Lake, YUM PO YO #1, a one-person anthology featuring all of Tom's comics.

Exclusive Preview: Children of Mu-Town by Masumura Jūshichi from Glacier Bay Books

Today we have an exclusive preview of Masumura Jūshichi's CHILDREN OF MU-TOWN, which is available for preorder from Glacier Bay Books.

Exclusive Preview: HAWAY MAN, KLAUS! by Richard Short, published by Breakdown Press

Today, we have a special preview of Richard Short's latest collection from Breakdown Press, HAWAY MAN, KLAUS! which will be published next week.

Original Comics

SOLRAD Comics: Gabriela Güllich Interviews Hulyen

Gabriela Güllich brings us another comic as interview, this time with Filipino comics artist Hulyen, brought to you by SOLRAD 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!

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

Enemies of the State is a monthly book club podcast. After a hiatus, this month we’re talking about Nagata Kabi’s MY SOLO EXCHANGE DIARY.