Synopses & Reviews
"These works of literature do not reside just on the shelves of academia; they flourish in the eye of our imagination...will leave you awe-struck."
—New York Times Book Review
"It's easily the most ambitious and successfully realized literary project in recent memory, and certainly the one that's most relevant for today's readers"
—NPR, Indie Booksellers Pick 2012's Best
The classic canon of Western civilization meets the artists and illustrators who have remade reading in the last years of the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first century in Russ Kick's magisterial, three-volume, full-color The Graphic Canon, volumes 1, 2, and 3.
This special slipcase edition includes all three volumes of the series in an attractively designed slipcase, as well as the three promotional posters created for each volume's release, allowing graphic novel collectors and fans to quickly add this seminal work to their library.
About the Author
RUSS KICK's best-selling anthologies, including You Are Being Lied To and Everything You Know Is Wrong, have sold over half a million copies. The New York Times has dubbed Kick "an information archaeologist," Details magazine described Kick as "a Renaissance man," and Utne Reader named him one of its "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World." Russ Kick lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee, and Tucson, Arizona.