EQUAL PARTS TIMELY AND TIMELESS: Ryan Carey reviews R. Sikoryak’s CONSTITUTION ILLUSTRATED

Recent events in U.S. politicts have pushed R. Sikoryak's CONSTITUTION ILLUSTRATED to the top of Ryan Carey's review pile - how does it fair?

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #4

COME WELL is a reinterpretation of Erik Nebel's abstract and emotionally resonant comic series "Well Come" with process images. Check out the latest today!

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #17

Ever since Kricket got those slug boots, things have been a little... off. Let's see how things are going in this episode of KRICKET THE CAT!

Essays & Interviews

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Steve Lafler 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 STEVE LAFLER.

Exploring Queer Culture Through Cursed Images: An Interview with Madeline Horwath

Today, Meggie Gates sits down with Madeline Horwath to discuss their work, background, their fascination with horror, queer content, and the fact that they are NOT a horse girl.

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Charles Forsman 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 CHARLES FORSMAN.

A Look Back to Young Adult and Coming-of-Age: Growing Up With “Skim” & “Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me”

We start our week at SOLRAD with Joana Mosi's extraordinarily deep dive on YA comics featuring the work of Mariko Tamaki, Jilian Tamaki, and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell.

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SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #4

COME WELL is a reinterpretation of Erik Nebel's abstract and emotionally resonant comic series "Well Come" with process images. Check out the latest today!

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #17

Ever since Kricket got those slug boots, things have been a little... off. Let's see how things are going in this episode of KRICKET THE CAT!

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like an Autograph #3

We're back today with another two pages of Audra Stang's LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Noah Van Sciver Chats with Derf Backderf

Today we feature another of Noah Van Sciver's Cartoonist Chats, this time with Derf Backderf, whose book KENT STATE: FOUR DEAD IN OHIO was published 2020 by Abrams.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – September 9-15

This week in THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, Karl C. Krumpholz considers giving a cat insulin, the fires near Denver, and old photos.

Reviews

EQUAL PARTS TIMELY AND TIMELESS: Ryan Carey reviews R. Sikoryak’s CONSTITUTION ILLUSTRATED

Recent events in U.S. politicts have pushed R. Sikoryak's CONSTITUTION ILLUSTRATED to the top of Ryan Carey's review pile - how does it fair?

Co-Making And Shaping The World: André Habet reviews GRIP by Lale Westvind

We start this week on SOLRAD with André Habet's review of GRIP by Lale Westvind.

Britannia Doesn’t Rule The Waves: Ryan Carey Reviews Patrick Wray’s The Flood That Did Come

To cap the week at SOLRAD, Ryan Carey examines the innovative, borderline-"outsider art" comic THE FLOOD THAT DID COME from Patrick Wray and Avery Hill.

Excerpts & Previews

Exclusive Excerpt: PIMO & REX – THE INTERDIMENSIONAL WEDDING by Thomas Wellmann

Today we are pleased to share an 11-page excerpt from Thomas Wellmann's latest comic, PIMO & REX: THE INTERDIMENSIONAL WEDDING, from Rotopol.

Exclusive Excerpt: “Infatuation” from Weng Pixin’s SWEET TIME & OTHER STORIES

Today, we are pleased to share an excerpt from Weng Pixin's "Infatuation," published in the collection Sweet Time & Other Stories by Drawn & Quarterly in June 2020.

Exclusive Preview: ONE STORY by Gipi

Today we are pleased to share an exclusive preview of Gipi's ONE STORY, which will be published by Fantagraphics later this month.

Original Comics

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.

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: September 2020

Today, Alex Hoffman comments on racism in comics academia, laments a lost SPX, and details SOLRAD's September publishing plan.

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Media

Today we feature another of Noah Van Sciver's Cartoonist Chats, this time with Derf Backderf, whose book KENT STATE: FOUR DEAD IN OHIO was published 2020 by Abrams.