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

“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