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In this wide-ranging essay, SOLRAD's publisher Alex Hoffman discusses the different aspects of Maus and comic's love-hate relationship with transgression (often for transgression's sake).
Today on SOLRAD, Tony Wei Ling returns with a masterful essay trying to understand the relationship between comics and the abstract.
Patrick Kuklinski takes us back into the internet of fandom with an overview of The Warriors comics, both official and fan-made, in his latest essay. Enjoy!
Tom Shapira returns to SOLRAD with an essay about Bernie Krigstein's work in EC Comics, with a special focus on Four Color Comics #1309.
Jonathan Shipley gives modern-day readers a look into MARTIN LUTHER KING AND THE MONTGOMERY STORY, a comic that helped spur the Civil Rights Movement.
Comics can come from anywhere, as evidenced by Patrick Kuklinski's debut at SOLRAD, in this deep dive into Neopets culture and the Neopian Times.
Helen Chazan brings us a beautiful essay on Rumiko Takahashi's URUSEI YATSURA, and finding her own story in Ryunosuke Fujinami.
Happy Monday! Today Angela M. Sánchez has a wide-ranging essay featuring the past, present and future of Mesoamerican stories and representation in comics and other media.
Carrie McClain returns to SOLRAD with an in-depth review of Kaori Ozaki's comic the gods lie, published in English by Vertical/Kodansha in 2016.
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.
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