Solomon JB Brager is a cartoonist, writer, and teacher living in Lenapehoking, Brooklyn New York. Their first monograph, the graphic nonfiction work Heavyweight, is forthcoming from William Morrow, and they are a 2023-2025 Jerome Hill Artists Fellow. Their comics and research have appeared in The Nib, Jewish Currents, and World War 3 Illustrated, the International Journal of Communication, The Holocaust in History and Memory, Pinko Magazine, Refract Journal, Art Forum, and The New Inquiry, among other publications. They are a founding editor of Pinko Magazine and publisher of the Doykeit zine series.
They hold a PhD from Rutgers University in Women’s and Gender Studies, and a B.A. in American Studies with a certificate in LGBT Studies from The University of Maryland College Park. They have taught history, gender studies, media studies, and other interdisciplinary humanities courses at Rutgers University Newark and New Brunswick, Ithaca College, Northwestern University, and Fieldston School.