NPR: “The most ambitious and successfully realized literary project in recent memory”

We were thrilled to hear Lucia Silva’s wonderful review of The Graphic Canon on NPR: Classics may be timeless, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make them new again. In The Graphic Canon,… Continue reading

The Comics Journal: “A Book Worth Taking Time Over”

Kristian Williams reviewed Volume 1 of The Graphic Canon for the legendary news and reviews publication The Comics Journal: If you took a Norton Anthology of Literature and converted it into comics, the result would… Continue reading

The Graphic Canon at the Miami Book Fair International

MIAMI: Two authors from The Graphic Canon will be coming your way this Sunday, November 18, for events at the Miami Book Fair International. 2:30pm Graphic Novels Panel @ Centre Gallery (Building 1) Editor Russ Kick on The Graphic Canon and Noah Van… Continue reading

Imprint / Print Mag: “Exceeds expectations”

Thanks to Buzz Poole for a very thoughtful review of The Graphic Canon Volume 2 on Imprint (imprint.printmag.com)!  In his introduction to the middle volume in the planned three-part The Graphic Canon (out this month from Seven Stories Press),… Continue reading

Graphic Canon on PW’s List of Graphic Novels as Gifts 2012

Publishers Weekly included The Graphic Canon (both vols. 1 and 2) in “Graphic Novels as Gifts 2012: Comics Real and Surreal,” which is a list of “a handful of high-profile releases that should be… Continue reading

Library Journal: “The trilogy should occupy a prominent place in all adult graphic novel collections”

Martha Cornog, who previewed Volume 1 earlier this year, published this full review on Library Journal:  This lavish collection spanning four millennia includes 190 literary adaptations organized into three volumes. Besides the expected choices,… Continue reading

Literary Kicks: “These collections must be seen”

Levi Asher of the Literary Kicks blog covered volumes 1 and 2 of The Graphic Canon, including samples of the pieces he discusses: How can I possibly capture the wealth of goodness inside… Continue reading

Reader’s Digest recommends Jane Austen in motion

Volume 2 contributors Huxley King and Terrence Boyce, whose adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice graces this volume’s cover, have gone even further: they have made a motion comic of their work! See… Continue reading

Tara Seibel to join Russ Kick at Cincinnati Book Festival

Graphic Canon editor Russ Kick and contributor Tara Seibel will be in the author pavilion at Books by the Banks in Cincinnati, on Saturday, October 20, 10am to 4pm. More information about the… Continue reading

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