Graphic Canon on Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings

Maria Popova, who’ll be doing a presentation in NYC tomorrow, posted about The Graphic Canon on her awesome blog Brain Pickings: Earlier this year, Russ Kick gave us the the first installment of his Graphic Canon trilogy, which culls… Continue reading

“Editor Kick certainly gets it right,” says Publishers Weekly

Volume 2 of The Graphic Canon is out in stores! Publishers Weekly gave a great review:  Comprising original graphic versions of classic literature, from Coleridge’s “Kubla Khan” to Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, this is… Continue reading

Seth Tobocman, Ellen Lindner, & Sandy Jimenez TOMORROW @ Brooklyn Book Fest “Bookend” Event

The Graphic Canon and the Storyverse Presented by Seven Stories Press, Small Demons, & the Brooklyn Book Festival Tuesday, September 18 @ 7pm The Bell House 149 7th St., Brooklyn NY (map) FEATURING ARTISTS… Continue reading

Get a sneak peek at Volume 2 at The Bell House this TUESDAY!

On September 23rd, Seven Stories Press will be tabling at the Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza. The BBF really is one of NYC’s best public literary events, with so much… Continue reading

Wired’s GeekDad blog: “A treasure trove for literary comics fans”

Jonathan Liu of Wired‘s GeekDad blog discussed The Graphic Canon in his post on “Comics as Literature, Part 7: Literature as Comics”: Comics as Literature, Part 7: Literature as Comics by Jonathan H.… Continue reading

Nashville Scene: The Graphic Canon Interview Extended Cut

This great Nashville Scene interview by Joe Nolan nudges Russ to reveal the back stories to some of the works in the first volume of The Graphic Canon.  The Graphic Canon Interview: Extended Cut… Continue reading

The Atlantic: “More fuel to the intellectual fires”

Steve Heller interviewed Russ for the Atlantic and wrote a great article: “An Ambitious Project to Turn the Literary Canon into Comics.” If you haven’t picked up Volume 1 yet, what are you… Continue reading

Amazon: The Best Books of the Year So Far

The Graphic Canon makes Amazon’s list of The Best Books of the Year So Far, for Comics & Graphic Novels! To see what all the fuss is about, you can buy the book at… Continue reading

Austin Chronicle: “If the first volume is any indication, the final product will . . . cause any worthwhile library of literature or comics to feel bare without its presence therein.”

Russ and The Graphic Canon have been on tour through the South, picking up new readers and fans along the way. Without even going all the way south to Austin, Wayne Alan Brenner has… Continue reading

Russ Kick on Wired’s The Monitor podcast

Peter Rubin, Wired magazine’s pop culture and entertainment maven, discussed The Graphic Canon with Russ Kick for the latest edition of his podcast, The Monitor, which covers movies, comics, and videogames. He says,… Continue reading