Writer/artist Ganzeer’s first full-length comics project is certainly an ambitious one. His nine-part series The Solar Grid is a sprawling socio-political science fiction story that spans centuries of future history and interplanetary distances, featuring a diverse array of characters each struggling with the state of the world in which they live.
Its themes of surveillance, environmental catastrophe, dystopia and political ambiguity are all reflections of the real world, though Ganzeer’s detailed monochrome art and retro-futurist designs describe a civilisation sprung from both science fiction lore and keen observation of how our own flawed one already functions. It’s an intoxicating, ambitious read, and each installment brings new angles and exciting concepts to the story.
With two distinct chapters already out and a third on the way, we took some time to chat to Ganzeer about his process, the