First launched in 1984, Strapazin is a Swiss-based, German language comics magazine focused on the underground and independent scenes. The aesthetic of the work selected is often defined by expressive, gestural drawings filled with motion and energy. Notable Strapazin contributors include SVA's own Gary Panter and David Sandlin, as well as Daniel Johnston, Le Dernier Cri and Julie Doucet.

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The SVA library has 25 issues of Strapazin from June 1994 through the current issue.
Strapazin, No. 106. March 2012. Strapazin, No. 106. March 2012.
Cover by Sharmila Banerjee
Strapazin, No. 76. Gary Panter
Strapazin, No. 76.
Strapazin, No. 76. Gary Panter
Strapazin, No. 76.
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998. Gary Panter
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998. Gary Panter
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.
Strapazin, No. 95. June 2009. Daniel Johnston
Strapazin, No. 95. June 2009.
Strapazin, No. 95. June 2009. Daniel Johnston
Strapazin, No. 95. June 2009.
Strapazin, No. 95. June 2009. Daniel Johnston
Strapazin, No. 95. June 2009.
Strapazin, No. 93. December 2008. David Sandlin
Strapazin, No. 93. December 2008.
Strapazin, No. 93. December 2008. David Sandlin
Strapazin, No. 93. December 2008.
Strapazin, No. 39. June 1995. Strapazin, No. 39. June 1995.
Strapazin, No. 103. June 2011. Helge Reumann Xavier Robel
Strapazin, No. 103. June 2011.

Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998. Le Dernier Cri
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998. Le Dernier Cri
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998. Luca Schenardi
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998. Luca Schenardi
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998. Luca Schenardi
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.
Hans Scharer Hans Scharer
Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.

Strapazin Special Issue; Bubbles, Boxes Beyond. 2000. Julie Douect
Strapazin Special Issue; Bubbles, Boxes Beyond. 2000.
Julie Doucet Julie Doucet
Strapazin Special Issue; Bubbles, Boxes Beyond. 2000.
Julie Doucet Julie Doucet
Strapazin Special Issue; Bubbles, Boxes Beyond. 2000.
Julie Doucet Julie Doucet
Strapazin Special Issue; Bubbles, Boxes Beyond. 2000.

Photo by Taiyo Onorato amp; Nico Krebs Strapazin, No. 53. December 1998.
Photo by Taiyo Onorato Nico Krebs

Strapazin, No. 107. June 2012. Patrick Savolainen
Strapazin, No. 107. June 2012.
Strapazin, No. 100. September 2010. Xiang Ya Ta
Strapazin, No. 100. September 2010.
Strapazin, No. 109. December 2012. Yuichi Yokoyama.
Strapazin, No. 109. December 2012.
Strapazin, No. 100. September 2010. Yan Cong
Strapazin, No. 100. September 2010.
Strapazin, No. 104. September 2011. Christina Gransow
Strapazin, No. 104. September 2011.
Strapazin, No. 104. September 2011. Ludmilla Bartscht
Strapazin, No. 104. September 2011.
Nine Antico Nine Antico
Strapazin, No. 104. September 2011.
Nine Antico Nine Antico
Strapazin, No. 104. September 2011.