The first of three volumnes of The Graphic Canon is a collection of the world's great literature interpreted by artists and illustrators including R. Crumb, Will Eisner, Molly Crabapple, and Gareth Hinds. Volume One: From The Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liaisons covers the earliest iterature through the end of the 1700s.
Russ Kick has edited the bestselling anthologies You Are Being Lied To and Everyone You Know is Wrong.
The New York Times has dubbed Kick "an information archaeologist" and Utne Reader named him one of its "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World."
Recorded On: Wednesday, May 30, 2012