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Bill And Ted Get Killed: Ryan Carey Reviews Dead Dudes By Christopher Sebela And Ben Sears

Today on SOLRAD, Ryan Carey reviews DEAD DUDES by Christopher Sebela and Ben Sears, published by Oni Press

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #9-04

This week in Andrew Neal's MEETING COMICS #9, Val gets to go with plan B and play some cornhole. Check out the latest pages!

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like An Autograph #12

Last night's fight = today's aftermath. Enjoy the latest comic from Audra Stang's LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – November Haiku

In this week's 55 COMICS, Ellen O'Grady reflects on her beach trip with a piece of comics poetry.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #19 – Hairdos

This week, the DANGER DIVER clears up a common misconception about the hairy octopus, and shares some of its variations swimming the ocean floor.

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Robert Sergel 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 ROBERT SERGEL.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – Nov 11-17

It's dentist woes and election updates in this week's set of THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY by Karl C. Krumpholz, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #09

This week in MORE SEASONS OF GARY, Matt shares a story about his father's trick to get out of eating spinach... for a while, at least.

From TUNNELS to MAD: Tom Shapira Interviews Rutu Modan

Tom Shapira sat down with Rutu Modan for a lengthy interview about her history in comics, her most recent work, and all the space in-between.

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #11

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!

Comics as Connection: Kyla Smith Interviews Arantza Peña Popo

Today on SOLRAD, Afro-Latina comic artist Arantza Peña Popo and Kyla Smith talk about comics, quarantine, and connection.

SOLRAD Presents: Pelican Bastards #11

The PELICAN BASTARDS continue to terrorize the locals while law enforcement tries to figure out who is best to take the case - check out the latest 2 pages!

Mockumentary Comics: Ryan Carey Reviews CHILD STAR By Brian “Box” Brown

Today on SOLRAD, Ryan Carey reviews CHILD STAR by Brian “Box” Brown and published by First Second Books

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #9-03

This week Andrew Neal's MEETING COMICS gets political... and just as a reminder, parts of Flint Michigan still don't have clean drinking water.

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like An Autograph #11

Things get a little rowdy in this week's LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH from Audra Stang, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Up In Smoke by Hila Noam

Today we have Hila Noam's comic UP IN SMOKE from Humdrum Comics' anthology HIDEOUT, published in 2018.

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – A Life On Our Planet

Today for her series 55 COMICS, Ellen O'Grady shares her experience of David Attenborough's film "A Life On Our Planet."

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #18 – Names

In this week's DANGER DIVER, our aquatic adventurer teaches us about a fascinating creature - the jag-shelled applecrab.

Publishing During A Pandemic: Daniel Elkin interviews Chris Pitzer from AdHouse Books

Today, SOLRAD's Editor, Daniel Elkin, talks to Chris Pitzer of AdHouse Books 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 – Nov 4-10

In this series of Karl C. Krumpholz's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, Karl celebrates 4 years of marriage with Kelly, talks election news, and Christmas Lights.

SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #08

In this week's MORE SEASONS OF GARY, Matt tells us about his father's love of Christmas and his penchant for giving unexciting gifts.

Distracted Perception: Nicholas Burman on the COLOSSIVE CARTOGRAPHIES Series from Colossive Press

Today on SOLRAD, Nicholas Burman looks at the COLOSSIVE CARTOGRAPHIES Series from Colossive Press

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #10

Today we have another of Erik Nebel's comics from their COME WELL series, a reinterpretation of Erik's WELL COME series which interrogates the work and the process by which it is made.

This Is Fine: David Lynch’s THE ANGRIEST DOG IN THE WORLD

Today on SOLRAD, Rob Clough reviews David Lynch's THE ANGRIEST DOG IN THE WORLD

SOLRAD Presents: Pelican Bastards #10

The PELICAN BASTARDS flew the coop - and are up to their usual shenanigans! Check out the latest two pages from Michael Aushenker and SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Noah Van Sciver Chats with Anders Nilsen

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

Desperate Times Call For — : Ryan Carey Reviews DESPERATE PLEASURES By M.S. Harkness

Today on SOLRAD, Ryan Carey reviews DESPERATE PLEASURES by M. S. Harkness, published by Uncivilized Books

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #9-02

Meeting Comics is back this week with another three pages, full of cowboy hats and cover-up beards. Enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Reimagine Public Safety

In this week's 55 Comics, Ellen O'Grady asks, "What would a humanist public safety department look like?" and dedicates her work to the memory of Rayshard Brooks, who was murdered by police in a Wendy's drive thru in 2020.

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like An Autograph #10

This week in LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, the guys partake in the all-American pastime of drinking beer and jumping on the bed.

SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #07

In this week's MORE SEASONS OF GARY, Matt's dad dispenses some helpful veterinary advice. Check out the latest strip!

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #17 – Sponges

In this week's DANGER DIVER from SOLRAD Presents, our underwater guide introduces us to the beautiful world of sponges.

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Eric Kostiuk Williams 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 ERIC KOSTIUK WILLIAMS.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – Oct 28 – Nov 3

We're back with another week of Karl's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY. This set contains the U.S. election, concerns about super chlamydia, and Karl's start of the month check in.

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #9

Erik Nebel's abstract comics are a highlight of the week here at SOLRAD - enjoy another vision of their work and their process images!

Curiosity Keeps Me Alive: Nicholas Burman Interviews Spanish Cartoonist GENIE ESPINOSA

Today on SOLRAD, Nicholas Burman interviews Spanish Cartoonist GENIE ESPINOSA about her work in comics, murals, animation, and curating anthologies.

SOLRAD Presents: Pelican Bastards #09

This week we start up the second chapter of Michael Aushenker's PELICAN BASTARDS - check out the first pages today!

SOLRAD Presents: Noah Van Sciver Chats with Kate Lacour

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

SOLRAD Presents: This Story is Not About Me by Omer Hoffmann

Today we are pleased to present the first of a series of comics from the Humdrum Collective which are part of their print anthology series!

The Walrus And Me: Ryan Carey reviews PAUL IS DEAD: THE DAY THE BEATLES LOST McCARTNEY by Paolo Baron and Ernesto Carbonetti

We round out the week on SOLRAD with Ryan Carey's reviews of PAUL IS DEAD: THE DAY THE BEATLES LOST McCARTNEY by Paolo Baron and Ernesto Carbonetti, published by Image Comics

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #9-01

We're back from a short hiatus with the first week from Andrew Neal's MEETING COMICS #9 - enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #16 – Truffled

In today's DANGER DIVER, our deep-sea friend considers the truffled seahorse, and offers a prize for diligent readers who can spot them!

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Acorn Figures

As the votes tick in, Ellen O'Grady offers a meditation on the things at hand in her latest 55 COMICS, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents.

How Nonprofit Organizations Can Reconcile Page Rates with a Living Wage

Today on SOLRAD, we follow up Ken Eppstein's stakeholder survey from May, as well as Hannah Berry and Sasha Bassett's surveys, with further analysis regarding reconciling Page Rates for Artists with a Living Wage.

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like An Autograph #9

In this week's selection from LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, Oliver takes a look at Ghost World and gets some brewskies.

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #08

Today we have another of Erik Nebel's abstract comics and the sketches that led to its creation. Enjoy COME WELL, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – Oct 21-27

As we wait for the final counts and the votes to be tabulated, let's jump one week back in time for the latest collection of Karl C. Krumpholz's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY.

This Month @ SOLRAD: November 2020

SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman has some brief thoughts about fundraising, the election, and tiny chocolate donuts. Readers in the USA - go vote!

SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #06

We have another installment of Matt MacFarland's comic MORE SEASONS OF GARY for you today, brought to you through our SOLRAD Presents imprint. 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.

SOLRAD Presents: Pelican Bastards #08

We close out the first chapter of PELICAN BASTARDS with a set of pelican pin-ups. Are you ready for the next installment?

How Can You Run When You Know? Ryan Carey Reviews KENT STATE: FOUR DEAD IN OHIO By Derf Backderf

Today on SOLRAD, Ryan Carey reviews the new book from Derf Backderf, KENT STATE: FOUR DEAD IN OHIO, a book about the past with an eye on the present.

Good Horror is Smart: Alex Hoffman Revisits THE MAN WHO CAME DOWN THE ATTIC STAIRS by Celine Loup

Today, SOLRAD's publisher takes a second look at Celine Loup's THE MAN WHO CAME DOWN THE ATTIC STAIRS published by Archaia in 2019.

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #22

In the final strip of KRICKET THE CAT Season 2, Part 1, Kricket has clearly learned his lesson... or has he?

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like an Autograph #8

Today in LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, Luke steps into the local drug store and picks up some brewskies.

Soaking In “The People’s Jacuzzi”: Notes On Joe Sacco’s Satire

Today on SOLRAD, we are featuring Tynan Stewart's in-depth look at the satirical features in the work of JOE SACCO.

SOLRAD Presents: Model Conversations #06

After a short hiatus, Nick Francis Potter is back with a new MODEL CONVERSATIONS - enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in the City – October 14 – 20

We're back with the latest collection of Karl C. Krumpholz's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Laura Knetzger 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 LAURA KNETZGER.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #15 – Shambles

The Danger Diver returns today with a look at a spectacularly weird creature, the spaghetti starfish. DANGER DIVER is brought to you by Jef Harmatz and SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #05

We're back with another MORE SEASONS OF GARY, and this week Matt tells a story about his dad and... artichokes.

Authentic Lived Experience: Rob Kirby Reviews NINETEEN by Ancco

Today on SOLRAD, Rob Kirby reviews NINETEEN by Ancco, published by Drawn and Quarterly, a book that describes the nervous liminality of late adolescence.

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #7

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: Pelican Bastards #07

In the slammer... but for how long? The PELICAN BASTARDS have more than a few tricks up their wings, this week from SOLRAD Presents!

We Didn’t Go Anywhere: Reading Aisha Franz’s WHERE IS AISHA? During a Pandemic

Today on SOLRAD, we have a review from Joana Simão of WHERE IS AISHA? by Aisha Franz and published by Colorama Books.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – Stab Me

The flying turtle is back, hurtling across the upper atmosphere - with anger and regrets.

Charging Headlong Toward The Singularity: Ryan Carey Reviews WILLIAM SOFTKEY & THE PURPLE SPIDER By CF

To end the week on SOLRAD, Ryan Carey Reviews WILLIAM SOFTKEY & THE PURPLE SPIDER By legendary cartoonist CF

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #21

This week on KRICKET THE CAT, Old Man Catfish faces the Slug-House. Will our friends end up on top? Find out!

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like an Autograph #7

This week in LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, the band gets a much needed break from the van.

Scene Report: Lane Yates Reviews CRISIS ZONE by Simon Hanselmann

Today on SOLRAD, new contributor Lane Yates reviews CRISIS ZONE by Simon Hanselman

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – October 7 – 13

We have another week's worth of Karl C. Krumpholz's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents! This week: exhaustion, Fugazi, dead rodents, optimism not working, and a family tree.

Publishing During A Pandemic: Daniel Elkin interviews J.T. Yost from BIRDCAGE BOTTOM BOOKS

Today, SOLRAD's Editor, Daniel Elkin, talks to J.T. Yost of BIRDCAGE BOTTOM BOOKS about Publishing During A Pandemic, diversity in comics, and what the future of small press comics publishing may look like.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #14 – Pressure

How do you deal with the pressures of life at the bottom of the ocean? The Danger Diver shares some practical tips in today's comic!

Maria Carvalho Interviews Gabriela Gullich About Graphic Journalism in Brazil

Today on SOLRAD, Maria Carvalho interviews Brazilian cartoonist Gabriela Gullich about her work in graphic journalism.

FLAWED AND FURRY: Anthropomorphism, Allegory, and Oppression

Today on SOLRAD, Angela M. Sanchez looks at animal allegories to discuss systems of oppression in Blacksad: Arctic Nation, Maus, and, especially, Paru Itagaki’s Beastars manga,

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Flowers

What can we control in a world of perpetual catastrophe? Ellen O'Grady explores those feelings in this week's page from 55 COMICS.

The Cast Get Eaten By The Play: Ryan Carey Reviews AQUATLANTIC By Giorgio Carpinteri

We finish the week at SOLRAD with Ryan Carey's review of Giorgio Carpinteri’s latest, AQUATLANTIC, published by Fantagraphics

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #20

Today Old Man Catfish learns of Kricket's "slug problem." KRICKET THE CAT is brought to you by Reilly Hadden and SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: Noah Van Sciver Chats with Casanova Frankenstein

Today we're pleased to share another one of Noah Van Sciver's Cartoonist Chats, this time with alternative cartoonist Casanova Frankenstein.

The Science of Chronicling the Mundane: An Interview with Iris Jong

Today on SOLRAD, Ingrid Cruz chats with cartoonist Iris Jong about process, day jobs, and the importance of the mundane.

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like an Autograph #6

In this week's set of pages from LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, Oliver takes a dare that pays off in a big way.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – September 30 – October 6

We have another week's worth of Karl C. Krumpholz's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents! It was Karl's Birthday!

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Jessi Zabarski 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 JESSI ZABARSKY.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #13 – Selfies

Many strange creatures live on the ocean floor, including a whole class of animals called selfie-lopods. The Danger Diver explains!

SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #04

Today in MORE SEASONS OF GARY, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents, cartoonist Matt MacFarland 'waxes' nostalgic.

A Warning That Foreshadows The Coming Storm: Keith Silva reviews MAIDS by Katie Skelly

Today on SOLRAD, Keith Silva is back with a review of Katie Skelly's latest, MAIDS, published by Fantagraphics.

Days of Future Present – Tom Shapira reviews EX.MAG #01 from Peow Studio

Today on SOLRAD, Tom Shapira reviews EX.MAG #1 from Peow Studio and examines if it truly works as a themed anthology.

SOLRAD Presents: Pelican Bastards #6

Oh no - will the Pelican Bastards face the music? Let's find out with the latest two pages from Michael Aushenker's new comic!

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #19

Maybe wearing those slug boots was a bad idea? Who knows! All I know is that things are getting wild in this week's KRICKET THE CAT!

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like an Autograph #5

This week in LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, Oliver and crew, set on getting a McGriddle sandwich, stop at a McDonalds on the drive to their next venue.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – September 23-29

We have another week's worth of Karl C. Krumpholz's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

Publishing During A Pandemic: Daniel Elkin interviews the GOOD COMICS folks

Today, SOLRAD's Editor, Daniel Elkin, talks to the fine people at GOOD COMICS about Publishing During A Pandemic, diversity in comics, and their newly launched Kickstarter.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #12 – Cukes

Why is it called a sea cucumber? Danger Diver explores the world of vegetable-named sea life in his latest comic from Jef Harmatz!

SOLRAD Presents: More Seasons of Gary #03

In today's MORE SEASONS OF GARY, Matt tells on himself a little. MORE SEASONS OF GARY is brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

Imagining New Worlds: An Interview with Allissa Chan

Today, Kyla Smith chats with fellow cartoonist Allissa Chan about upcoming work and blurring the line between the real and fantastic parts of life.

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #6

Today we continue our series with Erik Nebel, reimagining their abstract comics through a look into the cartoonist's process.

Exclusive Preview: THE IMPENDING BLINDNESS OF BILLIE SCOTT by Zoe Thorogood

Today we are pleased to bring you an exclusive preview of Zoe Thorogood's debut novel-length comic THE IMPENDING BLINDNESS OF BILLIE SCOTT.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – Believe in Anything

This week in NEAR DEATH FLYING TURTLE, our scaly friend hurtles through space while wondering - why search for angel dust and whispered replies?

Chasing The Sublime: Rob Clough Reviews Leslie Stein’s I KNOW YOU RIDER

We're pleased to have Rob Clough back at SOLRAD with his latest full length review, this time of I KNOW YOU RIDER by Leslie Stein.

Growing Up Is Hard To Do: Ryan Carey Reviews Walter Scott’s WENDY, MASTER OF ART

We finish the week at SOLRAD with Ryan Carey's review of Walter Scott’s latest, WENDY, MASTER OF ART, published by Drawn & Quarterly earlier this year.

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #18

In this week's KRICKET THE CAT, our feline friend decides to take a break from the boots. Good luck Kricket!

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like an Autograph #4

In this week's selection of LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, Oliver and the band continue the long road trip to the next gig.

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Getting The Hang Of It

We're back with a new page of Ellen O'Grady's quiet, introspective 55 COMICS. We're calling this one "Getting The Hang of It." Enjoy!

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Keren Katz 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 KEREN KATZ.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – September 16-22

In this week's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, Karl muses on the past, on Christmas lights never taken down, and on the ghost of a City that still haunts him.

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #5

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: More Seasons of Gary #02

Today on Matt MacFarland's MORE SEASONS OF GARY, a young Matt gets an eyeful of Poltergeist, despite his dad's warnings.

Breaking Rules For Fun and Heroics – Alex Hoffman Reviews MISTER INVINCIBLE by Pascal Jousselin and Laurence Croix

Today on SOLRAD, publisher Alex Hoffman reviews the rule-breaking antics of Pascal Jousselin's MISTER INVINCIBLE published by Magnetic Press.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – Burn It Down!

After a short hiatus, we're back with a new page of Near Death Flying Turtle, where our soaring reptilian friend considers new beginnings.

Exclusive Preview: When I Came Out by Anne Mette Kærulf Lorentzen from SelfMadeHero

Today we are excited to share an exclusive preview of one of SelfMadeHero's new books titled When I Came Out, by Anne Mette Kærulf Lorentzen.

SOLRAD Presents: Pelican Bastards #5

This week in Michael Aushenker's PELICAN BASTARDS, the cheeky birds terrorize a dictator and get into fine art. PELICAN BASTARDS is brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

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!

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.

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.

SOLRAD Presents – Danger Diver #11 – ‘Puses

Today the Danger Diver considers the spectrum of 'puses (tripuses, hexapuses, octopuses, and so on) until things get a little weird.

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.

SOLRAD Presents: Pelican Bastards #04

Today we have the latest two pages from Michael Aushenker's PELICAN BASTARDS, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #8 Finale

This week wraps up MEETING COMICS #8 - keep your eyes peeled soon for more comics from Andrew Neal, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

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.

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #16

Kricket's latest adventures start off on a... strange foot. KRICKET THE CAT is brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

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.

SOLRAD Presents: Phone Book – Summary

SOLRAD Presents is pleased to present the latest comic from Lyssa Park's PHONE BOOK series, this one entitled "Summary." Enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Branches

Today we have a new entry into Ellen O'Grady's 55 COMICS series, a captured moment that ruminates on the things we love and the things we cannot control.

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.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – Sept 2-8, 2020

In this week's set of pages from THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, Karl thinks about his life in Denver, the way he dresses, and for once in a long time, being completely alone.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #10 – Dark

Who is predator and who is prey? The Danger Diver considers this all important question at the bottom of the sea in this week's comic!

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #3

Erik Nebel is back this week with another examination of their process in a series titled COME WELL, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD + SPX: Communicating Queer Identity Through Fictional Structures

Check out the panel "Communicating Queer Identity Through Fictional Structures" from SPX 2020, moderated by SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman!

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.

SOLRAD Presents: Pelican Bastards #3

The pelican squad makes some introductions in this week's set of pages from Michael Aushenker's PELICAN BASTARDS.

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #8-07

Quarantine beard getting you down? The Ribbon Cutter has you covered in this week's set of pages from MEETING COMICS #8. Enjoy!

The Song Remains The Same: Ryan Carey Reviews Gipi’s ONE STORY

We're wrapping up the week at SOLRAD with Ryan Carey's review of Gipi's ONE STORY, published by Fantagraphics earlier this year.

SOLRAD Presents: Kricket the Cat #15

After a brief hiatus, Kricket the Cat is back with the first part of his Second Season! We hope you enjoy!

Off the Road: Tom Shapira Reviews THE CONTRADICTIONS by Sophie Yanow

Today Tom Shapira returns to SOLRAD with a review of Sophie Yanow's THE CONTRADICTIONS, published this week by Drawn and Quarterly.

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like an Autograph #2

We continue Audra Stang's latest SOLRAD Presents comic, LOVE ME LIKE AN AUTOGRAPH, with two additional pages today. Enjoy!

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Simon Moreton 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 SIMON MORETON.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – Aug 26 – Sept 1

Karl C. Krumpholz continues his documentation of life during the pandemic in this week's set of THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY from SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #9 – Soft

Today, the Danger Diver wants to talk to you about soft bottoms. No, seriously. (DANGER DIVER is brought to you by your friends at SOLRAD Presents!)

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #2

Today for SOLRAD Presents we continue with Erik Nebel's COME WELL, a reinterpretation of their hypnotic 3 panel comics.

Better Living Through Comics: Nhatt Nichols Explores the History of Local Editorial Cartooning

Today, SOLRAD has the great pleasure to introduce editorial cartoonist Nhatt Nichols as she explores the history and future of local editorial cartooning.

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.

SOLRAD Presents: PELICAN BASTARDS #2

Michael Aushenker's flock of pelicans continues their deeds most fowl in this edition of PELICAN BASTARDS, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

“I’ll Chase Anything That Bleeds”: Ryan Carey Interviews Julia Gfrörer

Today, lead critic Ryan Carey sits down with Julia Gfrörer to discuss her oeuvre and the recent release of VISION, published by Fantagraphics.

Juvenalia In Extremis: Ryan Carey Reviews Johnny Ryan’s Prison Pit: The Complete Collection

To wrap up our week here at SOLRAD, lead critic Ryan Carey examines the excess depravity of Johnny Ryan's PRISON PIT: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION.

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #8-06

FIle it under B for "better read the latest 3 pages of MEETING COMICS #8 by Andrew Neal, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!"

SOLRAD Presents: “Determination” – Phone Book

Today we're happy to release another new entry into Lyssa Park's series of PHONE BOOK comics, brought you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Love Me Like an Autograph #1

Today we debut a new Star Valley comic from Audra Stang, entitled Love Me Like An Autograph, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Fear and Awe

Today, we're excited to bring you another of Ellen O'Grady's dream zines as a part of her 55 COMICS sereis on SOLRAD Presents. Enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #8 – Recursive

What strange and unusual fish will the Danger Diver find today in the oceanic depths? There's only one way to find out!

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Dan Berry 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 DAN BERRY.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – August 19-25

In this week's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, Karl reflects on cats, his struggle with depression, and the new normal of attending weddings by video conference.

The Disintegrating Self: Sara L. Jewell Reviews JOHN, DEAR by Laura Lannes

Today, Sara L. Jewell reviews JOHN, DEAR by Laura Lannes, and considers its connections with Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s THE YELLOW WALLPAPER.

SOLRAD Presents: Come Well #1

Today, SOLRAD Presents introduces COME WELL, a reinterpretation of Erik Nebel's beautiful and hypnotic 3- & 4-panel comics with process images.

SOLRAD Presents: PELICAN BASTARDS #1

Today we have a brand new comic to debut on SOLRAD Presents - Michael Aushenker's PELICAN BASTARDS. We hope you enjoy the first three pages!

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.

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #8-05

Things get a little rowdy in this set of pages from Andrew Neal's MEETING COMICS #8, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

Graphic Medicine As Self-Discovery: Ryan Carey Reviews Vivian Chong And Georgia Webber’s DANCING AFTER TEN

To wrap up the week, SOLRAD's lead critic Ryan Carey reviews DANCING AFTER TEN, a graphic memoir by Vivian Chong and Georgia Webber.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #7 – Fluid

Being in the deepest depths of the ocean means that, occasionally, the Danger Diver has to deal with... secretions. Check out the latest comic from Jef Harmatz!

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Sophie Goldstein Gives Advice on the Publishing Industry

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

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – August 12-18

This week in THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, Karl C. Krumpholz muses on the things we can look forward to, giving cats insulin, and finding respite.

SOLRAD Presents: Food Adventures With Cappy and G #8

We've got another page of FOOD ADVENTURES OF CAPPY AND G up for your reading pleasure, created by Sam Nakahira and brought to you by SOLRAD Presents.

Webcomics and Whimsy: Kyla Smith Interviews Crystal “Scotty” Jayme

Today, Kyla Smith debuts as a SOLRAD Contributor with an interview of Crystal "Scotty" Jayme, who has multiple ongoing comics at Hiveworks.

SOLRAD Presents: Standstill – Finale

Today, we have the final installment of Olivia Fredricks' STANDSTILL, a collection of moments during COVID-19 quarantine, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – Love Yourself First

Today, our reptillian friend contemplates some sage advice - and comes to a frustrating conclusion. NDFT is proudly brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #8-04

Wrap up your week and ring in the weekend with 3 more pages from Andrew Neal's MEETING COMICS #8 from SOLRAD Presents!

The Times They AREN’T A Changin’? Ryan Carey Reviews 920LONDON By Remy Boydell

We cap the week with Ryan Carey's review of 920London, written and illustrated by Remy Boydell and recently published by Image Comics.

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – Sounds from the Eno

Today on 55 COMICS, Ellen O'Grady meditates on the sounds of the Eno River of North Carolina. 55 COMICS is brought to you by SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: Star Valley #10

Today we've got another set of comic pages from Audra Stang's STAR VALLEY for your reading pleasure - enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #6 – Smalls

Today, the Danger Diver reflects on all the little things that can hurt you. DANGER DIVER is created by Jef Harmatz and published by SOLRAD Presents.

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Melanie Gillman Gives Advice on the Publishing Industry

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

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City – August 5-11

Today we have another week's worth of comics from Karl C. Krumpholz's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY - brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Food Adventures With Cappy and G #7

Sam Nakahira digs in with the latest page of FOOD ADVENTURES WITH CAPPY AND G, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents. Enjoy!

The Tender and Transformative: André Habet Reviews SEASONAL SHIFT by Lala Albert

Today we introduce Belize City-based writer and teacher André Habet, who reviews SEASONAL SHIFT by Lala Albert from Breakdown Press.

SOLRAD Presents: Quarantine Comics #4

Lauren Barnett has been making comic strips that express the unique frustration, humor, and absurdity that is living during the pandemic. We are excited to bring these comics to you on SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Standstill #12

Today we have the penultimate scene from Olivia Fredricks' comic STANDSTILL, brought to you through our SOLRAD Presents imprint.

Her Full Power as a Creator: Rob Kirby Reviews THE SKY IS BLUE WITH A SINGLE CLOUD by Kuniko Tsurita

Today Rob Kirby debuts at SOLRAD with a review of THE SKY IS BLUE WITH A SINGLE CLOUD, by Kuniko Tsurita and translated by Ryan Holmberg.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – I Lost It

In this week's NEAR DEATH FLYING TURTLE, Tom Lake meditates on the things that we lose. NDFT is brought to you by SOLRAD Presents!

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #8-03

Today we've got another set of pages from Andrew Neal's MEETING COMICS #8 - brought to you by SOLRAD Presents! Enjoy!

Bigger, Bolder, Louder — Better? Ryan Carey Reviews ALL-TIME COMICS: ZEROSIS DEATHSCAPE

Ryan Carey is back with a new review, this time setting his sights on ALL-TIME COMICS ZEROSIS DEATHSCAPE - will he like what he sees?

SOLRAD Presents: Phonebook – Wish

Today SOLRAD Presents brings you another comic from Lyssa Park from her Phonebook series. We hope you enjoy it!

Between Heirography and Biography – Tom Scioli’s Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics

Tom Shapira is back at SOLRAD and today he consider's Tom Scioli's book about Jack Kirby, and asks - is this really a biography?

SOLRAD Presents: Star Valley #9

Let's see what Bea and gang are up to in the latest set of pages from STAR VALLEY, written and illustrated by Audra Stang, and brought to you by SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City, July 29 – August 4

In this week's collection of THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, Karl C. Krumpholz asks a sobering question - how ugly will everything look next month?

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Peter and Maria Hoey Give Advice on the Publishing Industry

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

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #5 – Trades

Today, our oceanic adventurer teaches us about the Swapsie Sea Horse. DANGER DIVER is brought to you by Jef Harmatz and SOLRAD Presents.

SOLRAD Presents: Food Adventures With Cappy and G #6

We start to get into the meat of FOOD ADVENTURES OF CAPPY AND G with this week's page. You thought this was just about cute animals eating food?

SOLRAD Presents: Quarantine Comics #3

It's Tuesday, which means it's time to check out another set of Lauren Barnett's quarantine comics, brought to you through our imprint, SOLRAD Presents!

Continuing the Conversation: Ken Eppstein Discusses Results from the 2020 Comic Arts Stakeholder Survey, Part Two

Today, we publish the second part of Ken Eppstein's results and analysis from his comics arts stakeholder survey.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – Pancakes

Today, our flying reptilian friend meditates on one of the best breakfast foods of all - pancakes! NDFT is brought to you by Tom Lake and SOLRAD Presents.

Continuing the Conversation: Ken Eppstein Discusses Results from the 2020 Comic Arts Stakeholder Survey, Part One

Today, we follow up Ken Eppstein's stakeholder survey from May with the results and analysis from his latest work. This will be published as a two part series, and this is part 1.

SOLRAD Presents: Standstill #11

Happy Monday - we're back with another quarantine experience from Olivia Fredricks' STANDSTILL, brought to you through our SOLRAD Presents imprint. Enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #8-02

Today we've got another selection from Andrew Neal's MEETING COMICS, brought to you through our SOLRAD Presents imprint. Check them out!
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SOLRAD Presents: Noah Van Sciver Chats with Mary Fleener

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

Knowing Is Half The Battle: Ant Sang Gives Advice on the Publishing Industry

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

SOLRAD Presents: 55 Comics – A Small Needful Fact

In today's edition of 55 COMICS, cartoonist Ellen O'Grady collaborates with poet Ross Gay on a comic about Eric Garner, a Black man murdered by police with an illegal chokehold in 2014.

SOLRAD Presents: Star Valley #8

We're back this week with another set of pages from Audra Stang's STAR VALLEY, brought to you through our SOLRAD Presents imprint.

SOLRAD Presents: Danger Diver #4 – Teeth

Today, the Danger Diver introduces us to the Circa dentes pisces - the sub-oceanic tooth fish. DANGER DIVER is brought to you by Jef Harmatz and SOLRAD Presents.

A Beautiful Life Derived: Thoughts On Adrian Tomine’s THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG-DISTANCE CARTOONIST

Today, SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman considers the way that Adriane Tomine hides his life in plain sight in THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG-DISTANCE CARTOONIST.

SOLRAD Presents: The Lighthouse in The City: July 22 – 28

We've got another week of THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY comics from Karl C. Krumpholz, brought to you every week by SOLRAD Presents. Enjoy!

SOLRAD Presents: Food Adventures With Cappy and G #5

Cappy and G share their heritage and talk about the food they love in this week's page of FOOD ADVENTURES OF CAPPY AND G from Sam Nakahira.

SOLRAD Presents: Quarantine Comics #2

Today we have another selection of Lauren Barnett's quarantine comics, brought to you through our SOLRAD Presents imprint.

SOLRAD Presents: Standstill #10

Today we have a new scene from Olivia Fredricks' STANDSTILL, brought to you by SOLRAD Presents. A physical edition is available to purchase now!

This Month @ SOLRAD: August 2020

Today, SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman shares some information about the magazine and its reach, and discusses our publishing plans for August 2020.

SOLRAD Presents: Near Death Flying Turtle – Shooting Star

This week the Near Death Flying Turtle is a shooting star - make a wish. NDFT is brought to you by SOLRAD Presents and Tom Lake.

SOLRAD Presents: Meeting Comics #8 – 01

This week we are digging into the first three pages of Meeting Comics #8, brought to you by Andrew Neal and SOLRAD Presents!

The Spirit, The Shape: Nicholas Burman Reviews THE MAN WITHOUT TALENT

Today on SOLRAD, Nicholas Burman reviews THE MAN WITHOUT TALENT by Yoshiharu Tsuge, published by New York Review Comics in January 20.

SOLRAD Presents: Noah Van Sciver Chats with Keren Katz

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