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Pre-Order UM Volume One by buttercup!

We’ve launched our pre-order campaign for our seventh publishing project: UM Vol.1 by buttercup! We are running the campaign through Crowdfundr through April 1st!

Visit to pre-order UM Vol.1 today!

When you pre-order UM Vol.1, you will be the first to receive a copy of the book when it’s published. You can also select exclusive bonus items, including a behind-the-scenes zine, specialized digital illustrations and 2-second animations by buttercup! We also have a retailer tier for stores and libraries to order copies at a higher discount than our normal wholesale rate.

Most importantly, when you pre-order through our Crowdfundr you join the team that is making this book possible!
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Radiator Comics to Publish UM Volume One by buttercup!

Radiator Comics is proud to announce we will be publishing UM Volume One by buttercup to debut at the Small Press Expo in September 2024.

UM is a magical girl comic about Eugenée, a Black, nonbinary, aspiring birth-worker who finds themself mixed up in a millennia-old conflict between the powers that be and a faction of cosmic, shamanic midwives.

We are running a pre-order campaign via Crowdfundr, March 4 – 31, 2024 to offset the production cost of the book. You can preview the campaign, and sign up to be notified when it launches at

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Dave Ortega

Días de Consuelo Release Date Rescheduled to March 1, 2022

Radiator Comics is pleased to announce the release of Días de Consuelo by Dave Ortega has been rescheduled for March 1, 2022. The book is available for pre-order on the Radiator Comics website.

A tender biography filled with struggle and hope, Días de Consuelo brings to life the memories of the author’s abuela as they coincide with the storm of events that framed one of the most important uprisings of the twentieth century: The Mexican Revolution.

This graphic novel introduces middle grade through adult readers to the captivating story of Consuelo, her mother Evarista, grandmother Isabel and sister Beatriz as their lives are upended apart by civil war. Días de Consuelo is also the perfect introduction to revolutionary figures like Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata, the series of uprisings that they led to put an end to centuries-old systems of oppression, and the toll that this violence took on daily life. With its expressive cartooning style, this book celebrates the Mexican-American experience in a way that has yet not been seen in the comics medium.

The book’s originally scheduled release date of November 15, 2021 fell victim to the supply chain crisis facing many publishers and other industries.