The Graphic Canon, Volume 1: From the Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liaisons (Seven Stories Press, $34.95), edited by Russ Kick, brings classic literatures of the world together with acclaimed graphic artists and illustrators. More than 130 illustrators and 200 literary works will be spread over three volumes. “. . . a breathtaking glimpse of this young medium’s incredible future,”—Booklist, starred review. Russ Kick, described by The New York Times as “an information archaeologist has edited the bestselling anthologies You are Being Lied To and Everything You Know Is Wrong.