Center for Fiction Recommends Graphic Canon’s “Arresting New Perceptions”

The Center for Fiction has featured a page from Laura Plansker’s “stunning” interpretation of Animal Farm on their Book Recommendations list, saying of The Graphic Canon: Here’s Animal Farm as you’ve never seen it. Graphic artist… Continue reading

Ulysses to be “Seen” at NYC’s Irish Arts Center

Out of all the spine-tinglingly wonderful adaptations in the third volume of The Graphic Canon, Robert Berry’s is among the most daring. Mr. Berry began his project to adapt James Joyce’s magnum opus, Ulysses, into a… Continue reading

Contributor Interview: Lance Tooks

This week’s contributor interview is with the great Lance Tooks, who adapted The Mortal Immortal for The Graphic Canon: What inspired you to adapt the piece you did for the Graphic Canon? Russ… Continue reading

Contributor Interview: Roberta Gregory

Welcome back to our series of Graphic Canon contributor interviews! This week, we caught up with Popul Vuh adaptor ROBERTA GREGORY: 1) What inspired you to adapt the piece you did for the… Continue reading

Contributor Interview: Caroline Picard

We continue our series of interviews with those who made The Graphic Canon possible this week, this time with artist Caroline Picard. 1) What inspired you to adapt the piece you did for the… Continue reading

Contributor Interview: Tori McKenna

We’re back with more interviews with the artists who made The Graphic Canon possible! Today’s interview is with Tori McKenna, who eerily adapted Medea for volume 1: 1) What inspired you to adapt… Continue reading

Paste Magazine: “Goes Above And Beyond”

  Writing for Paste Magazine, Andy Hughes calls Volume 2 of The Graphic Canon “a vibrant, feverish dance through some of the best parts of our artistic history”: There’s something seductive about an impossible… Continue reading

New York Times: The Graphic Canon “Will Leave You Awe-Struck”

The New York Times’ Annie Weatherwax wrote a wonderful review of volumes 1 and 2 of The Graphic Canon for the Sunday Book Review last month, which we are pleased to reproduce in… Continue reading

BookRiot: “A Must-Have for Every Bookshelf”

In the latest installment of BookRiot’s “Growing Up With…”, Jenn Northington gave the Canon a sterling review: Ask any teacher or librarian; I’ll bet good money that they’re using graphic novels as teaching… Continue reading

The Graphic Canon is “A Ravishment” on Salon

Salon’s Laura Miller had some great things to say about The Graphic Canon in her roundup of graphic novels from 2012: This ambitious anthology invites established and emerging comics artists to illustrate humanity’s… Continue reading