Today, SOLRAD Presents is excited to start publishing Danger Diver by Jef Harmatz. Danger Diver is a weekly comic strip where our intrepid narrator explores the curiosities that lurk at the bottom of the ocean. As below, so above.
Today we're introducing a new voice to SOLRAD Presents - Ellen O'Grady with her new series 55 COMICS. The first piece in the series is about Pittsburgh's Freedom House Ambulance Services, which operated from 1967 to 1975.
Since we took a week off last week, we'll have two installations of Karl C. Krumpholz's The Lighthouse in The City. This week, Karl encounters the antiracist, anti-police protests in Denver, and deals with the constant drone of helicopter blades.
One of the earliest responses to racist police violence from the comics community was a brief-lived campaign of "comics against fascism." Our guest writer today evaluates that response and lays a foundation for thought about militating against fascism in the comics arts.
In this week's collection of The Lighthouse in The City, Karl gets a case of COVID-induced paranoia. PLUS! Thoughts on getting out and smelling the ozone, the blankness of existence in isolation, and creepy hugs.
Today, as part of a longer conversation about the economics of comics arts and the function of nonprofit organizations in this space, we present preliminary results from Ken Eppstein's comics arts stakeholder survey.
In this week's collection of The Lighthouse in The City, Karl examines his neighborhood's shuttered streets, deals with an Olive Garden knucklehead, revisits The Howling, and overhears a conference call.
Today we are pleased to present the start of Lyssa Park's new series Phone Book as a part of SOLRAD Presents. Phone Book is a collection of comics based on phone conversations. Like a phone directory filled with numerous contacts, we hope you can find the right comic to connect with.
Near Death Flying Turtle presents the inner adventures and outer musings of a single turtle hurtling through the upper atmosphere. He cannot fall, he cannot land, he has no control over his trajectory. Are we relating yet?You can read new comics here, weekly, and read past comics at neardeathflyingturtle.com. If you like the work we’re doing...
In this second week of THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, Karl muses on the strangeness of Denver, life in the gilded cage, and the effect of face masks on himself and others. This is another stellar week of comics you won't want to miss!
Following up on our extract from Julian Brier's THE CATS OF OSTIA ANTICA, we have an interview with Ted Intorcio, the publisher of Tinto Press. Tinto is Kickstarting the publication of Brier's comic now.
Today we're excited to add another comic to our SOLRAD Presents imprint - Karl C. Krumpholz's THE LIGHTHOUSE IN THE CITY, which chronicles his life in social isolation with his wife during the COVID-19 pandemic. This post contains daily comics from April 1st - April 7th.
Today we are proud to introduce a new comic to SOLRAD Presents - Near Death Flying Turtle by Tom Lake. Near Death Flying Turtle presents the inner adventures and outer musings of a single turtle hurtling through the upper atmosphere.
Our special feature for kid-lit week is an interview between SOLRAD contributor Alyssa Wejebe and Erin Bried, the founder of Kazoo Magazine and editor of Noisemakers.Today at SOLRAD as part of our kid-lit week, we feature an interview between SOLRAD contributor Alyssa Wejebe and Erin Bried, the founder of Kazoo Magazine and editor of Noisemakers.
Episode #8 of Enemies of the State features commentary on Marion Fayolle’s The Tenderness of Stones, published by New York Review Comics in 2019. As the wrap up to our comics poetry week, we discuss a poetic, almost storybook-like comic about the slow death of Fayolle's father.
Kicking off our RUSTY BROWN book club, SOLRAD publisher Alex Hoffman examines the book through the lens of its artists, and examines Chris Ware's perspective on art-making through the cast of RUSTY BRO
Cartoonist Ben Mitchell and UK-based comics publisher Good Comics are putting out a special edition of his book, Storm Clouds, to support relief efforts for the Australian Bushfires. Today, we feature an extract from the book.
Today we have an exclusive preview of Whit Taylor's Fizzle #3, an ongoing series published by Radiator Comics. The first two issues of Fizzle were released in 2019, and the series is planned for at least another 2 issues.
Our guest writer this week is November Garcia, a cartoonist whose autobiographical work has been celebrated for its wit and tenderness. Today November reflects on memoir and some of her favorite cartoonists that make it.
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...
The 2010s were a decade of change for me. I started my professional career. I got married. I had a daughter. All of that stuff changes you, in some ways grander than others. But the way in which I’ve interfaced with art over the last decade has had a profound and positive impact on my...
Enemies of the State is a monthly virtual book club discussion on a recently published comic, featuring a rotating cast of comics critics. Episode #6 of Enemies of the State features commentary on Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle, published by Koyama Press in 2019. Carroll is well known for her horror webcomics which use...