"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

"In The Graphic Canon, the world’s literature is reimagined as comics and visual art, and with it the editor, Russ Kick, has struck a chord."
New York Times Sunday Book Review (Editor's Choice)

“This is not only a survey of the world’s diverse artistic past, but also a breathtaking glimpse of this young medium’s incredible future."
Booklist (starred review)